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Use capital letters, quotation marks, and other punctuation marks where they are needed in each of the following sentences.

1. I've read, Janell quickly replied, the one titled, Beat the Story-Drum, Pum-Pum.

2. Isn't that Elton asked about African American spirituals?

3. "You're right," Janell answered, and Bryan wrote that spirituals are America's greatest contribution to world music.

4. She added, "He grew up in New York City", and began writing stories and drawing when he was still in kindergarten.

5."Did you know", Elton asked, that he illustrated his own books?"

6. "Bryan made woodcuts to illustrate Walk Together Children", he added.

asked by Hayden
  1. I'll be glad to check your answers.

    posted by Ms. Sue
  2. I posted my corrections first and forgot to post the original sentences first. Sorry

    1. I've read Janell quickly replied the one titled Beat the Story-Drum, Pum-Pum

    2. Isn't that Elton asked about African American spirituals

    3. You're right Janell answered and Bryan wrote that spirituals are America's greatest contribution to world music

    4. She added he grew up in New York City and began writing stories and drawing when he was still in kindergarten

    5. Did you know Elton asked that he illustrated his own books

    6. Bryan made woodcuts to illustrate Walk Together Children he added.

    posted by Hayden
  3. None of your answers is correct.

    posted by Ms. Sue
  4. 6. Bryan made woodcuts to illustrate "Walk Together Children",he added.

    posted by Hayden
  5. 3. "You're right," Janell answered, "and Bryan wrote that spirituals are America's greatest contribution to world music."

    posted by Hayden
  6. I assume that 6 is a continuation of the quotation.

    "Bryan made woodcuts to illustrate 'Walk Together Children,'" he added.

    Your answer for 3 is correct now.

    posted by Ms. Sue
  7. 1. "I've read", Janell quickly replied, "the one titled Beat the Story-Drum, Pum-Pum."

    2. "Isn't that Elton?" asked about African American spirituals.

    4 She added, "He grew up in New York City and began writing stories and drawing when he was still in kindergarten."

    5. "Did you know", Elton asked, "that he illustrated his own books?"

    6. "Bryan made woodcuts to illustrate Walk Together Children", he added.

    posted by Hayden
  8. 1. You need single quotation marks around the title of the story.

    2. No.

    4. yes

    5. yes

    6, I already corrected this one.

    posted by Ms. Sue
  9. 2. "Isn't that Elton" asked "about African American spirituals?"

    posted by Hayden
  10. No. I'm glad you kept trying -- but this is tricky.

    "Isn't that," Elton asked, "about African-American spirituals?"

    Also note the hyphen in African-American.

    posted by Ms. Sue
  11. Thank you so much. I never would of got that one right.

    posted by Hayden
  12. That was a tough one.

    You're welcome.

    posted by Ms. Sue

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