Teaching Resource

Using Punctuation Marks PowerPoint

PDF, PowerPoint | 29 pages|Grades: 3 - 6

A 29 slide editable PowerPoint template to be used when teaching the correct usage of punctuation.

This PowerPoint presentation has been designed to teach your students about the fundamentals of punctuation. It addresses the following content:

  • full stops
  • questions marks
  • exclamation marks
  • commas
  • quotation marks
  • apostrophes (contraction and possession)
  • colons
  • semicolons
  • hyphens
  • dashes
  • brackets (parentheses).

Review activities (with answers) for each form of punctuation are included in the presentation.


  NSW Curriculum alignment

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  Australian Curriculum alignment

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Natasha Hussain

Why cant i view the powerpoint?

Natasha Hussain · Aug 31st, 2020

Stephanie (Teach Starter)

Hi there Natasha. Sorry to hear you are having problems downloading this PowerPoint. It seems to be working well from my end. Please contact us at [email protected] and we will be more than happy to help you further.

Stephanie (Teach Starter) · Sep 1st, 2020


This is a great PowerPoint! On slide 11 in the last example, it says that commas can be placed in compound sentences which start with a subordinating conjunction, however these conjunctions are used in complex sentences, not compound sentences.

Jessica · Mar 12th, 2019


Hi Jessica,
We are currently working on improving this resource. Thanks for your feedback and observations, we have taken this under consideration while working on the presentation. We will keep you informed on our progress and you will receive a notification when the updated resource is online. If there is anything else I can assist you with, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Kristian · Mar 29th, 2019

Stephanie (Teach Starter)

Hi Jessica, I just wanted to let you know that we have corrected the error you pointed out to us (thank you!) and have updated the design of the presentation as well. Have a wonderful day!

Stephanie (Teach Starter) · Apr 2nd, 2019

Sophy O'Keeffe

Love this resource, my students picked up a possible error on slide 19 eg 2 should be they are becomes they’re.

Thanks again for all your great products!

Sophy O'Keeffe · Sep 25th, 2016

Stephanie (Teach Starter)

Hi Sophy,
Well done to your students for picking up this error! Please thank them on my behalf! The error has now been corrected and an updated version of the resource is available for download.
Kind regards,

Stephanie (Teach Starter) · Sep 26th, 2016

Resource Updates

  • Error corrected on slide 11. Template design updated.

    Fix by Stephanie (Teach Starter) Apr 1st, 2019

  • Small error corrected on slide 19.

    Fix by Stephanie (Teach Starter) Sep 25th, 2016

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