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BBC Bitesize: use of punctuation - worksheet

This is a brief, printable worksheet where students insert the correct punctuation into gaps in sentences. The punctuation marks required include full stops, question marks and speech marks. This resource is one of a series of online resources from the BBC's Bitesize collection.

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BBC Skillswise: put text into sentences - activity

This is a game about adding capital letters and full stops to turn text into correctly punctuated sentences. Students choose from six text styles including an accident report and a formal letter and can hear the text they have selected read aloud. A 'Help' button gives directions on how to play the game, while the 'How ...

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BBC Skillswise: sentence shooter - activity

This is a game about inserting full stops, exclamation marks or question marks to correctly complete a given sentence. Students can choose whether to play the game at an easy or hard level, and if they do not select the right end punctuation at either level, the correct response is displayed on the screen. A 'How to play' ...

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BBC Skillswise: pin bored punctuation - activity

This is a game about punctuation for the end of sentences. In the game students select full stops, exclamation marks or question marks to complete a series of sentences correctly. Basic advice about the use of end punctuation is available from a short 'Help' screen. Students receive simple right/wrong feedback with correct ...

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The sentence: capital letters and full stops

This is an interactive punctuation resource focusing on capital letters and full stops, containing nine examples for the user to complete. Each example presents the user with one or two unedited sentences that must be punctuated with capitals and full stops, before the user can view the correct answer. The three main editing ...

Teacher resource

Recognising punctuation: Foundation

This is a resource for instructional leaders and teachers that contains a video vignette and supporting text on exploring sentence construction and the purpose of punctuation for a Foundation classroom. In the vignette the teacher uses a range of text-familiarity activities before modelling deconstructing and constructing ...

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Teaching AC English

This is a resource for instructional leaders and teachers containing video vignettes and supporting text that demonstrate differentiation and explicit teaching of the Australian Curriculum: English in the areas of reading, spelling, punctuation and grammar across a range of classrooms from Foundation to year 10. The vignettes ...


Spelling, Grammar and Punctuation

This resource is a revision for students of some of the rules for punctuation and spelling, with examples. It covers sentences, paragraphing, apostrophes, punctuating dialogue, ellipses, brackets, titles, acronyms, ampersands, commonly confused words and IM and Text Speak.