Colons Information Sheet
This is an information sheet about using the colon in writing.

Other resources on the colon and semi-colon are available to purchase. See details below

Colons - PowerPoint Lesson

This resource is a 40 slide interactive and visual PowerPoint lesson on using the colon appropriately in writing:

• To introduce an explanation or an example.
• To introduce lists.
• To emphasise a phrase or single word at the end of a sentence.
• To introduce quotations.

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

Semi-Colons - PowerPoint Lesson

This resource contains an interactive and visual PowerPoint lesson on using the semi-colon appropriately in writing:

• To introduce an explanation or an example.
• To introduce lists.
• To emphasise a phrase or single word at the end of a sentence.
• To introduce quotations.

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

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