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Learning objects When do I use a colon?

TLF ID M015230

This resource focuses on how to use colons correctly, with information, links and activities. This resource supports the Australian Curriculum in English K–10.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource provides a framework for a series of lessons about using a colon. It supports the explicit teaching of using colons as a part of an integrated teaching program. Contains activities and tasks related to colons and language usage.
Year level

7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12

Learning area
  • English

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Centre for Learning Innovation
  • Organization: Centre for Learning Innovation
  • Description: author
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL:
  • Publisher
  • Name: State of NSW\, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW\, Department of Education
  • Description: Publisher
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL:
Access profile
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
  • © State of New South Wales, Department of Education and Communities, 2013.