If you stare down at the semicolon key in fear, unsure of what power might be released if you press it, never fear. This video eloquently explains how to unleash the semicolon’s power correctly.Is it a comma?
Writing Tip: How (And When) To Use Semicolons Are you a little stuck on when is the right time to pull out the semicolon? Click through for a post with great examples to help you learn how to use semicolons.
The Oatmeal Grammar Pack includes: How and why to use whom in a sentence How to use an apostrophe How to use a semicolon 10 words you need to stop misspelling When to use i. in a sentence What it means when you say literally
The Oatmeal Poster Pack. a good gift idea for when I finally get done with my teaching certificate! How to Use a Semicolon, What it means when you say literally, when to use i. in a sentence and 10 words you need to stop misspelling.
Even as an adult sometimes colons and semicolons can stump us; so why not give students a leg up? This worksheet packet explains how to properly use colons in making lists by using special signal words as well as how to avoid using colons incorrectly. The packet also explains when and where to properly use semicolons in sentences. Also included is a paired assessment to test student mastery in using colons and semicolons.