A set of 6 simple posters showing punctuation marks.
The posters include:
- Full stop – A full stop is used at the end of a statement. Every time you see a full stop, you must stop!
- Comma – A comma separates items in a list and shows a break in a statement. Every time you see a comma, you must take a little rest!
- Question mark – A question mark is used for asking. It is used at the end of a question.
- Exclamation mark – An exclamation mark is used for exclamations and for exciting sentences. It is used at the end of the exclamation.
- Apostrophe – An apostrophe is used to show possession and to replace the missing letters in contractions.
- Quotation marks – Quotation marks are used to show that someone is speaking. They are used at the start and end of what is being said.
Australian Curriculum alignment
Participate in shared editing of studentsâ own texts for meaning, spelling, capital letters and full stopsElaborationsrereading collaboratively developed texts to check that they communicate what the authors intended (Skills: Literacy, Critical ...
Re-read studentâs own texts and discuss possible changes to improve meaning, spelling and punctuationElaborationsadding or deleting words on page or screen to improve meaning, for example adding an adjective to a noun (Skills: Literacy, Critical...
Recognise that different types of punctuation, including full stops, question marks and exclamation marks, signal sentences that make statements, ask questions, express emotion or give commandsElaborationsusing intonation and pauses in response to pu...
Recognise that capital letters signal proper nouns and commas are used to separate items in listsElaborationstalking about how a comma can be used to separate two or more elements in a list, for example âAt the museum they saw a tiger, a dinosau...
Know that word contractions are a feature of informal language and that apostrophes of contraction are used to signal missing lettersElaborationsrecognising both grammatically accurate and inaccurate usage of the apostrophe in everyday texts such as ...
Recognise how quotation marks are used in texts to signal dialogue, titles and quoted (direct) speechElaborationsexploring texts to identify the use of quotation marks (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)experimenting with the use of qu...
Understand the uses of commas to separate clausesElaborationsidentifying different uses of commas in texts (Skills: Literacy)(View this topic on www.australiancurriculum.edu.au )
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