Colons, Dashes, Hyphens, and Parentheses
When should you use a colon, dash, or hyphen? Middle schoolers insert different types of punctuation marks into given sentences. Rules for usage are included in each example.
7th - 9th English Language Arts 94 Views 191 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Capitalization and Punctuation
How many of the pupils in your language arts class can differentiate between a colon and a semicolon? Clarify common conventions, including end punctuation, proper capitalization, and sentence structure, with a series of helpful grammar...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Review C: Hyphens, Parentheses, Brackets, and Dashes
Everyone needs a punctuation review, especially if it's the beginning of the school year! Review the use of hyphens, parentheses, brackets, and dashes with your middle schoolers! Editors correct sentences and a complete paragraph to...
6th - 9th English Language Arts
New Review The Power of Punctuation
A misplaced comma can change the meaning of an entire sentence. Practice perfect punctuation with a collection of songs, games, worksheets, and writing prompts. From pasta punctuation marks to comma necklaces, there's something for...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Rules of Thumb for Faulty Capitalization, Italics, Hyphens, and Quotation Marks
Remind your writers that not everything needs to be capitalized with a grammar presentation. Quotations should only be used for dialogue, titles of short works, and some phrases that are being emphasized.
2nd - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Punctuation 2: Other than Commas
Thoroughly cover the nuances of apostrophes, quotation marks, dashes, hyphens, colons, and semi-colons. Intended for higher-level English classes, the examples given pertain to tricky rules and formal language. There are no animations or...
9th - Higher Ed English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Are you looking for a way to practice tricky punctuation? Use this worksheet as a homework assignment or warm-up activity. Young grammarians are given 20 sentences to punctuate using semicolons, colons, dashes, quotation marks, or...
6th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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