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Commas vs Semicolons

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Middle schoolers arrange sentences to create correct punctuation use with commas and semicolons. Using FANBOYS, they define and recognize subordinate (dependent) vs. independent clauses, and other necessary parts of a sentence. They...
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Commas vs. Semicolons Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders use correct punctuation when writing. After defining the use of commas and semicolons, they discuss how punctuation can help eliminate confusion. They listen to a letter, first with correct punctuation, and then without...
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Commas, Semicolons, and Colons Using Famous Quotes

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Ten famous quotes are written on these slides, at first without punctuation. After giving learners a chance to punctuate the quotes, the correct punctuation is shown. Use memorable words to develop long-term grasp of how to use commas,...
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Punctuation (The Comma vs. The Semicolon)

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Explore English by participating in a grammar correcting activity. Elementary and middle schoolers distinguish when to use commas from when to use semicolons. Then they correct twelve sentences by placing commas and semicolons in the...
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Semicolons

For Students 4th - 6th
This is a fabulous worksheet! Grammar enthusiasts practice the art of correctly using a semicolon. They insert a semicolon to combine three independent clauses, three conjunctive adverbs to independent clauses, and to separate items in...
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Semicolons

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
This worksheet provides a good description of when to use a semicolon, followed by 6 sentences to practice inserting punctuation. A key is provided.
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Quotation Marks, Commas, And More

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Correctly punctuating a character's dialogue can become a fun activity as students learn to use quotation marks, commas, and more.
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Commas and Colons and Semicolons? OH MY!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Take a close look at both the definitions and uses of commas, colons, and semicolons. Commas set off clear parts of sentences, colons come before an explanation, and semicolons join two complete thoughts. Review these types of...
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Semicolons and Commas Review

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Young grammarians review the proper usage of colons and semicolons in writing. Given a list of sentences, they determine which are direct characterizations and which are indirect characterizations. They also decide where the punctuation...
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Comma and Semicolon: Test Yourself

For Students 7th - 10th
A pair of complex sentences, drawn from a New York Times article about a police writing class, are punctuated differently with commas and semicolons. There's only one question, but it's a good one to press your grammarians to increase...
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Commas and Semicolons

For Students 6th - 7th
In this commas and semicolons worksheet, students review definitions and example sentences that use commas and semicolons. Students then add commas or semicolons where they are needed in the given sentences.
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Commas and Semicolons: Compound Sentences

For Students 5th - 9th
In this comma and semicolon worksheet, learners are given sentences that they must correctly punctuate using either a comma or a semicolon.
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Semicolon vs. Colon...And What is a Comma Splice?

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Designed originally for higher education, this PowerPoint could also be used to introduce your high schoolers to the semicolon, colon, and comma splice. The texts do not contain pictures or graphics; instead, they present information in...
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Punctuation

For Students 9th - 12th
Should that pause in your sentence be long, short, or somewhere in between? Practice using commas and semicolons with a series of grammar activities. High schoolers read a series of sentences and paragraphs and decide where they should...
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Semicolon Usage

For Students 7th - 9th
Are your young writers afraid of semicolons? Show them the proper way to use these useful punctuation points when linking ideas together. Outlining both rules and examples, this resource is a great way to show your pupils how to vary...
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Semicolons

For Students 9th - 12th
This one-page handout provides an overview and examples of how and when to use a semicolon. It does not include any questions or exercises; however, it does address relevant grammar rules at the secondary level.
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Commas and Semicolons Worksheet 1

For Students 8th - 10th
In this grammar worksheet, students punctuate eight groups of sentences with commas and semicolons where needed. Students check their answers when completed.
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Commas and Semicolons Worksheet 2

For Students 8th - 10th
In this grammar worksheet, students read a passage and punctuate the passage with commas and semicolons where needed. Students check their answers when completed.
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Clutter Busters

For Teachers 5th
Commas, colons, and semicolons truly are the "clutter busters" of the written world. Students see many examples of how each are properly used, then must identify the sentence in each slide that uses these punctuation marks in the correct...
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Punctuation

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
As a short review of punctuation, such as the use of commas and semicolons, this presentation could be helpful in an upper elementary classroom. The series of slides defines each term and provides examples.
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Standard Punctuation

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Clear up the confusion that comes with the question, do I use a comma or a semicolon? This presentation provides examples and reasons for using particular end marks, apostrophes, commas, or semicolons. Information is presented in a well...
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Punctuation 2: Other than Commas

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
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...
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Commas

For Students 5th - 9th
How well do your pupils know comma rules? Clear up confusion with this document, which includes an abundance of information about how and when to use commas as well as a practice exercise. Note: The answers are on the bottom of the page....
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Using Commas and Semi-Colons Correctly

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils review the rules for correct usage of the comma and semicolon. Then, in groups, they complete worksheets, discuss answers, and reference grammar rules that support their usage of commas and semicolons.

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