Colon Worksheets To Print:
When to Use Them - Rewrite
each of the following sentences, using a colon if appropriate. Otherwise skip it.
What's the Job? - Add
a colon to each sentence where needed. Write the number of the rule
that applies on the line.
with Them - Write 5 original sentences using these punctuation marks to help them flow better. Follow
In My 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 by using the technique that we have learned.
Uses In Quotations - The placement with and within quotes is what
pains most students. The focus here should be on the independent clause, especially
when the quotation is particularly long.
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.
Introducing Lists - Use this mark to introduce items
in a list and then write an original sentence that incorporates each list.
- Insert a colon where needed in each sentence to make the language flow properly.