Colon Worksheets

Related ELA Standard: L.9-10.2.B

Core Standard

The role of a colon in grammar normally serves three different types of purposes. Primarily a colon can be used to introduce a series of items, just like a list starter. Colons do break up floes within sentences and should not be used an ordinary progressive sentence. Colons can be used when a sentence has two independent clauses, but only when he second refers or draws back to the original clause. Colons can also be used to stress a word or group of words at the end of a sentence too. These worksheets work students on the task of perfect colon placement within sentences.









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