Writing Direct Speech KS2 SPAG Test Practice

These questions have been taken from the KS2 SPAG test to help your children practise specific question types.

National Curriculum Objective

Year 3 and 4 English: (4G5.7) Use of inverted commas and other punctuation to indicate direct speech [for example, a comma after the reporting clause; end punctuation within inverted commas: The conductor shouted, “Sit down!”]

Differentiation:

Beginner Children to change reported speech to direct speech. Beginning of sentence, beginning of speech and punctuation given. Aimed at Year 3 Secure/Year 4 Emerging.

Easy Children to change reported speech to direct speech. Beginning of sentence given. Aimed at Year 4 Developing.

Tricky Children to change reported speech to direct speech. Aimed at Year 4 Secure.

Worksheets include answers.

Writing Direct Speech - Beginner (Worksheet)

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Writing Direct Speech - Easy (Worksheet)

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Writing Direct Speech - Tricky (Worksheet)

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Other Possible Linked Objectives
English Y3/4: Introduction to inverted commas to punctuate direct speech

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