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Year 4 Direct and Reported Speech - KS2 Grammar Worksheets

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Practise and revise identifying and using direct and reported speech with this bright, appealing PDF grammar worksheet.

Activities include test-style questions and opportunities for creative writing responses, with eye-catching images as prompts.

This primary resource is divided into five sections:

Understand

Match the direct and reported speech

Challenge
Rewrite the reported speech as direct speech

Test
Identify direct and reported speech and punctuate direct speech correctly

Explain
Explain the difference between direct and reported speech

Apply
Write a short newspaper article that contains direct and reported speech

What is direct speech?

Direct speech writes exactly what a person says, punctuated using inverted commas and other speech punctuation.

For example:

‘Everyone must follow the rules,’ explained Roger.

What is reported speech?

Reported speech states what someone said without necessarily reporting their actual words.
For example:
Roger explained that the rules must be followed by everyone.


National Curriculum English programme of study links

Pupils should be taught to use and punctuate direct speech

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