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Punctuation Worksheet Pack - Lower Primary

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 1 page | Years: 1 - 4

An 8 page worksheet pack to consolidate the learning of punctuation for the early years.

This worksheet pack includes the following worksheets:

  • Punctuation Match – match the correct punctuation mark with its name and definition.
  • End Punctuation – add full stops, question marks and exclamation marks to the ends of sentences.
  • 2 x Sentence Punctuation – rewrite sentences with the correct punctuation.
  • Quotation Marks – add the quotation marks to the sentences.
  • Editing for Punctuation – rewrite a passage adding in the punctuation.
  • Commas in Lists – add commas to the lists and to join independent clauses.

Answers are also provided.


  • ACELA1449

    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...

  • ACELA1465

    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 ‘At the museum they saw a tiger, a dinosau...

  • ACELA1492

    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...

  • ACELA1494

    Investigate how quoted (direct) and reported (indirect) speech work in different types of textElaborationsinvestigating examples of quoted (direct) speech (‘He said, “I’ll go to the park today”’) and reported (indirect) speec...

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  • Keiron Throssell
    Answers are incorrect for Question mark/Exclamation mark - switched around...!
    • Holly (Teach Starter)
      Hi Keiron, thanks for your comment. We have just checked both the PDF and Microsoft Word document and from our end, they seem to be correct. The first page is the actual worksheet where students need to cut up and paste the correct punctuation name with its definition so they are have been mixed around on purpose. The answer sheet is correct. Please let us know if you have any further questions.
  • Erin Cheung
    Superheros should be superheroes
    • Holly (Teach Starter)
      Hi Erin, thanks so much for letting us know about this error. It has now been fixed.

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