Colons and Semi-Colons
In this punctuation worksheet, students read about the usages of colons and semi-colons. Students rewrite 5 sentences using a colon and 4 sentences using a semi-colon.
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Conventions - Punctuation Research
Study unusual punctuation marks in this punctuation lesson. Young grammarians work in small groups to research one of the unusual punctuation marks (semi-colon, colon, dash, comma, ellipses, or quotation marks) and discuss how the mark...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Avoiding Run-On Sentences (I)
Eliminate run-on sentences! This practice opportunity highlights run-on sentence errors and how to fix them. Examples are shown, and learners are given two options: using semi-colons or commas and coordinating conjunctions. Help polish...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
Colons: Where Should They Go?
Using colons properly can be tricky. This resource explores the use of this form of punctuation in lists, dialogue, and more. While only a cursory look at the topic, there is a quiz at the end to check for learners' understanding of the...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
English Exercises: Punctuation Marks
In this punctuation mark interactive worksheet, learners in the proper punctuation in each of 10 sentences. They insert commas, periods, question marks, semi-colons, colons, or apostrophes as needed in the sentences. They submit their...
5th - 6th English Language Arts