1. Begin and end with quotation marks: "Let's go to the park," said my mom.
2.Use a word like said and a name. This part of a piece of dialogue is called a tag: "We can feed the ducks!" my sister shouted.
3. Put a period at the very end: "Ok, let's go!" my mom answered. OR My mom answered, "Ok, let's go!".
4. Use a capital letter after the first quotation mark: Then my mom said, "You can even play on the swings".
5. Place a question mark or an exclamation point inside the quotation marks when it is part of the quotation: "When will we be back?" Ray asked.
Dialogue helps add variety to your writing!!