The Apostrophe

Punctuation Marks Part 5 The Apostrophe What is the apostrophe punctuation mark? What is the apostrophe used for? Where should an apostrophe be placed in a word? What happens if I incorrectly punctuate a word with an apostrophe? These are some of the questions that will be answered in this workshop. (Please see punctuation chart…

The Comma

Punctuation Marks Part 4 The Comma What is the comma punctuation mark? Where should a comma be placed in a sentence? Are commas always needed to correctly punctuate a sentence? These are some of the questions that will be answered in this workshop. (Please see punctuation chart in our introduction to punctuation workshop). A comma…

The Colon

Punctuation Marks Part 3 What is the colon punctuation mark, and when should you use it when writing? (Please see chart in the introduction to punctuation marks workshop) : = Colon Answer Colons follow independent clauses (clauses that could stand alone as sentences) and can be used to present an explanation, draw attention to something,…

The Semicolon

Punctuation Marks Part 2 The semicolon What is the semicolon, and when should you include it when writing? Answer: The semicolon looks like a comma with a period above it, and this can be a good way to remember what it does. (Please see punctuation chart, in our introduction to punctuation marks workshop). ( ;…

The Period

Punctuation Marks (Part 1) The Period What is the period and why is it important when writing? The period (.) is one of the most commonly used punctuation marks in the English language. The period is one of the three punctuation marks in the English language known as the Terminal punctuation marks. Terminal means the…

Introduction to Punctuation Marks

. Period ? Question Mark , Comma ” “ Quotation Marks ’ Apostrophe ! Exclamation Point ( ) Parentheses : Colon ; Semicolon – Dash – Hypehn [ ] Square Brackets … Ellipsis Points / Slash What are punctuation marks? Answer: Punctuation marks are symbols that are used to aid the clarity and comprehension of…

Interjections

dfoww Part of Speech (POS) Part 8 Interjections Interjections are words that you can use to express a strong sense of emotion or feelings. Interjections are usually one single word. Example: ● Wow! ● Hurray! ● Awesome! Unlike the other seven parts of speech, interjections dont influence the grammar of a sentence. Interjections do not…