Correct usage of speech marks is explored, through the medium of a cartoon with voice over. Punctuation (exclamation marks, question marks, commas) is demonstrated, along with a variety of vocabulary like alternatives to 'said' and also capitalisation.

This clip is from:
Writer's Block
First broadcast:
12 November 2008

This would be an effective way to revisit speech punctuation for older children. Speech marks, question marks, exclamation marks and capitalisation are all modelled as well as alternatives to using "said" repeatedly. This would be a good reminder of how to correctly punctuate speech before writing a story.