Grammar Aquarium

Stevo

Punctuation

Stevo

Punctuation helps us to read sentences.

There are lots of punctuation marks that give us clues about when to pause and how to end sentences.

Spike

Your Turn…

1. What is punctuation?
A set of marks to help make written meaning clear
A set of words
A set of sentence types

2. How does punctuation help to clarify meaning?
It lets us know which words are grouped together
It reads to us
It fights crime

3. Which punctuation mark appears in most sentences?
A full stop
A comma
An apostrophe

4. Which of the following are punctuation marks?
Verbs
Dashes
Nouns

5. Which of the following punctuation marks always come in pairs?
Apostrophes
Exclamation marks
Brackets

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