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Tim asked mum, “ Can you come for me at Sliema please ? ” comma Capital letters Question mark Inverted commas
CAPITAL LETTERS (a A) We use capital letters for - Names (places, persons, objects, animals) - Beginning of sentences - First letter after the quotation marks ( “ ) FULL STOPS (. ) We do full stops when we are ending a sentence or after abbreviations like Mr. and Ms. COMMA (, ) We put a comma in lists or for a pause in a sentence. Examples: I bought oranges, bananas, kiwi and strawberries. When it was dark, Paul decided to go for a walk with his dog.
QUESTION MARKS ( ? ) We use question marks when we are asking a question. EXCLAMATION MARKS ( ! ) We use exclamation marks when we are ordering something to someone, being surprised or really angry! QUOTATION MARKS ( “ ” ) These are used when someone is talking at that moment. Example: Ella asked mum, “ Can you help me please? ”
DO THE PUNCTUATION MARKS FOR THESE SENTENCES 1. last sunday i met my friend michael at the playground 4. don t do that again or i will call the police 5. i am really enjoying myself here said sarah happily 6. tom asked the teacher politely can you help me in this sum please 7. dad ordered the boys switch off the television now 8. sam john and peter are going to germany next winter 2. where are you going next monday 3. rita bought meat vegetables fruit and some other groceries