Semicolon : The Connector
The PPT, lesson plan, worksheets, and exit ticket all focus on CCSS.L. 9-10.2. Teach punctuation to your secondary class with this no prep resource. Check out the reviews!

With the PowerPoint, a lecture unfolds to include an activating strategy, teaching strategies, and summarizing strategies.

Using the Essential Question: “When do I use a semicolon?” the worksheet allows students to follow along with the PPT smoothly, while taking notes.The PPT and worksheets focus on the correct ways to use the semicolon.

Included are examples and activities. Answer keys are provided for each activity.

Addressed Common Core Standards include: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.9-10.2.a Use a semicolon (and perhaps a conjunctive adverb) to link two or more closely related independent clauses

Both “independent clauses” and “conjunctive adverb” are defined and examined in the lesson.

Hope you enjoy this lesson! It will save you hours from creating a lesson from scratch!

Thank you! ~Kim
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Created: May 18, 2017

Updated: Feb 22, 2018


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