Presentation on theme: "Punctuation What is punctuation? Today we are going to learn the three types of end punctuation. Do you know their names?"— Presentation transcript:
1 PunctuationWhat is punctuation? Today we are going to learn the three types of end punctuation. Do you know their names?
2 Three Types of Punctuation The three types of end punctuation are:PeriodQuestion MarkExclamation Point
3 PeriodA period is the most common form of punctuation used at the end of a sentence. When you are reading you STOP when you see a period. When you are writing and you want your sentence to end, you may add a period.
4 When Do I Use a Period?When you write a sentence that “makes a statement” you use a period.For example:The little boy walked across the street.When you write a sentence that “gives a command” you would also use a period.For example:Clean your room.
5 Question MarkA question mark is used at the end of a sentence when you are asking a question. When reading a sentence with a question mark your voice goes up at the end.For example:Can you come over my house after school?
6 Exclamation PointAn exclamation point is used at the end of a sentence when you want to show a strong feeling about something or are using a loud voice.For example:Wow! He just won first prize!
7 Video ClipLets watch a short video on punctuation to help us remember when to use each type of punctuation when we write.