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Bullet Points

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Bullet Points are used to highlight important pieces of information.

They will help to provide information and will typically follow a colon.

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If the text that follows the bullet point is not a full sentence, it does not need a capital letter or a full stop. If the text that follows the bullet point is a full sentence, it should have a capital letter and a full stop.

Remember, the instructions for using bullet points are guidelines rather than rules, but be consistent.

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Your Turn…

1. What are bullet points?
Targets for shooting
Finger spaces in writing
Small circles that go before items in a list

2. Which punctuation mark do bullet points often follow?
Apostrophes
Colons
Semi-colons

3. When might we use bullet points?
To make food taste nicer
To shoot baddies
To organise key points

4. When should bullet pointed information include capitals and full stops?
When the bullet points are followed by single words
On Tuesdays
When the bullet points are followed by full sentences

5. As well as circles, what could we use for bullet points?
Letters or numbers
Lights
Inverted commas

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