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Read the sentences. Add quotation marks and commas where needed

I prefer country music said Melanie.
"I prefer country music," said Melanie.

Let me go with you my sister begged.
"Let me go with you," my sister begged.

Why Anna asked would you not tell me about your party?
"Why," Anna asked,"would you not tell me about your party?"

  • English -

    Right.

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    Read the sentenced Add the missing punctuation(comma period exclamation mark question mark) and decide if the punctuation goes inside or out of the quotation marks

    "Come right home afterwards" Dad instructed.
    "Come right home afterwards.", Dad instructed.

    Our teacher asked "Who knows where the equator is"
    Our teacher asked,"Who knows where the equator is?"

    Didn't mom say "No television tonight"
    Didn't Mom say,"No television tonight"?

    I can't believe you said,"No"
    I can't believe you said,"No."

    "Ouch" cried Jill. "Did you have to pull the bandage off so fast?
    "Ouch!" cried Jill. "Did you have to pull the bandage off so fast?"

    I heard Lance scream "Look out"
    I heard Lance scream,"Look out!"

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    All are right except:

    "Come right home afterwards.", Dad instructed.

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    I don't need the comma?

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    You don't need the period.

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    "Come right home afterwards," Dad instructed.
    Like that? or the comma after the quotation marks?

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    That's correct.

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