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English Grammar and Punctuation

Colons Challenge

This week, we have learnt how to use colons correctly to punctuate sentences. 

Key Learning Points:

  • Colons can introduce a list.
  • There needs to be a main clause before the colon.
  • Colons can introduce an explanation.
  • Colons can replace the word 'because'.
  • Colons can introduce a 'reveal'.

 

Try to complete the COLONs CHALLENGE sheet that I have attached. Mark your own work by checking the answer sheet below.

 

 

 

 

 

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