Printables for This Topic:
The Jobs of a Colon – Add
a colon to each sentence where needed. Write the number of the rule
that applies on the line.
in Sentences – Review the rules for using colons. Then, on the
lines below each rule, write an original sentence that demonstrates
Semicolon? – Does it use the correct punctuation? Write correct
or incorrect on the line. Then, rewrite the incorrect sentences on
the back of this page, using the correct punctuation.
Writer – Combine each pair of sentences using a colon.
Quote Me On That One... – A colon is often used to introduce
a quotation, when the quotation is not part of an independent clause,
especially when the quotation is particularly long.
Colon – Combine each pair of sentences into a single sentence,
using a colon.