Colons and Semi-Colons: Punctuation Mat
This is a handy and succinct punctuation guide mat containing explanations and examples of when and how to use colons and semi-colons in writing.

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This is an interactive and visual PowerPoint lesson on using the colon to:

- introduce an explanation or an example
- introduce lists within sentences
- introduce bulleted or numbered lists within sentences
- To emphasise a phrase or single word at the end of a sentence
- To introduce quotations

The PowerPoint contains explanations, examples and opportunities for pupils to practise using colons appropriately.

Semi Colons - 40 Slide PowerPoint Lesson

This is a 40 slide PowerPoint lesson on semi-colons:

- To link two related sentences / independent clauses
- In complex lists
- In sentences containing conjunctive adverbs

It contains explanations, examples and opportunities for pupils to place semi-colons appropriately.

Semi Colons - Set of 9 Worksheets

9 worksheets on using colons in writing. Tasks include using semi-colons to:

- expand or illustrate an independent clause
- introduce lists in sentences
- introduce bulleted, numbered or lettered lists
- introduce quotations
- to emphasise a word or phrase at the end of a sentence

Semi Colons - Set of 7 Worksheets

This resource contains 7 worksheets on using semi-colons. Tasks include using semi-colons in:

- linking two related sentences / independent clauses
- complex lists
- sentences containing conjunctive adverbs
- correcting sentences containing semi-colons
- composing complex lists and using semi-colons in related clauses/sentences

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