More Punctuation


Students delve into more complicated aspects of punctuation, applying their knowledge to the use of quotation marks, ellipses, italics, apostrophes, hyphens, dashes, and parentheses. 

What you can expect to learn

  • Understand the two main purposes of quotation marks. 
  • Understand the use of ellipses to indicate elapsed words or halting speech. 
  • Correctly apply italics (or underlinining for handwritten work). 
  • Understand the correct usage of apostrophes and parentheses. 
  • Differentiate the uses of the hyphen and the dash. 
Activity List
  • Dashes
  • Punctuation Review