Not many aspects of English grammar are dealt with more care and vigor than direct and reported speech. As universal and widely-talked about this may be, direct and indirect speech is more profound and intriguing than it seems to be. Our direct and reported speech worksheets help 8th grade and high school students iron out any confusion they have in the topic, and enable them to immaculately convert direct to indirect and vice versa. Witness students putting their heart and soul into this unique grammatical experience. Download some of these worksheets for free!
Say, tell or ask?
The verbs "say", "tell", and "ask" are all used in reported speech, but each has its own space. Let kids show you how wisely they can use these in reported speech, by correctly completing the sentences in this pdf worksheet.
Direct to Indirect Speech
This printable exercise whips up lots of excitement among grade 8 and grade 9, as they convert sentences into indirect speech. There is enough practice to prepare them to deal with the nuances of indirect speech head on.
Imperatives to Reported Speech
It's time you proved to students that the direct and indirect speech is no longer an experience fraught with confusion! Converting imperative sentences into indirect speech is just the thing to do here.
Direct and Indirect Speech | Chart
This direct-and-indirect-speech chart has elements enough to cast a spell on the high schoolers. They instantly get hold of a number of time and place phrases and their indirect speech equivalents.
Direct to Reported Speech
In order for 8th grade and 9th grade students to fully master the direct-indirect-speech chapter, they ought to practice rewriting direct speech as indirect speech as well, which is what they do in this practice worksheet.
Statements to Reported Speech
Show kids that you are a delight to work with, and are ready to support them galore, as they convert sentences into indirect. Let them use the example to their advantage, and it won't take long.
Interrogatives to Reported Speech
Watch kids craving to get more of their reported-speech practice, and let them consult you for instant tips at all times, as they practice converting interrogative sentences to indirect speech.
Exclamatory to Reported Speech
This pdf worksheet turns direct and reported speech into an intoxicating learning experience. Rewriting a bunch of exclamatory sentences as indirect, kids dive further deep into the topic.
Reported to Direct Speech
This printable worksheet helps practice conversion of reported speech into direct speech. Rewrite each sentence using appropriate punctuations, tenses and keep an eye on your word order as well.
Indirect to Direct Speech
This exercise greatly adds to the indirect-to-direct conversion, and kids get to hammer the concept home with great efficiency. Let them punctuate and order words correctly, to see success smiling at them.