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Punctuation

  1. 1. Dell Youth Learning Implemented by Learning Links Foundation 1 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  2. 2. www.learninglinksindia.org
  3. 3. Meaning of Punctuation The use of standard marks and signs in writing and printing to separate words into sentences, clauses, and phrases in order to clarify meaning 3 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  4. 4. Types of punctuation period || comma || question mark || exclamation mark || colon || semicolon || hyphen ||parentheses || quotation marks || slash 4 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  5. 5. DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  6. 6. • • • • • • • • 6 Period . Question Mark ? Exclamation Point ! Comma , Colon : Hyphen – Quotation marks “ Slash / DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  7. 7. Periods are used • at the end of declarative sentences. • at the end of imperative sentences. • at the end of indirect questions. • after initials and most abbreviations. 7 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  8. 8. Periods and Initials and Abbreviations • Gov. James R. Thomas had a brilliant idea that would save the state millions of dollars. 8 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  9. 9. Periods and Outlines I. Sports A. Team 1. Football 2. Baseball 3. Basketball 4. Volleyball B. Individual DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  10. 10. Question Marks • Use a question mark at the end of an interrogative sentence. • Why does the tail of a comet point away from the sun? 10 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  11. 11. Exclamation Points are used • at the end of exclamatory sentences. • after interjections. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 11 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  12. 12. • • • • • • 12 Exclamation Points and Interjections Whoops! Not Again! Super! Hurray! Zoom! Bang! DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  13. 13. 13 www.learninglinksindia.org

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