Grammar Aquarium

Stevo

Full Stops

Stevo

A full stop lets a reader know when to stop reading and take a short pause, to think about the sentence they've read.

A full stop comes at the end of a sentence.

For example, the man walked across the road.

or

The dog chased the cat.

Spike
Stevo

The full stop goes at the end of the sentence to show that the sentence has finished.

Remember, a full stop doesn't just go at the end of a line - check it makes sense.

Spike

Your Turn…

1. What is a full stop?
A punctuation mark
Something you do in your driving test
Something you say to someone who’s eaten too much


2. What does a full stop look like?
!
.
,

3. What is the job of a full stop?
To surround speech or a quote
To mark the end of a sentence
To store butter

4. Which of the following should include a full stop?
Where are you going
Today is Tuesday
I AM NOT SHOUTING

5. Look at the following sentence: My trousers are nice and baggy Where should the full stop go?
At the end
Inside the trousers
Between the words ‘are’ and ‘nice’

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