Chapters 12 and 13 present a comprehensive review of punctuation rules, beginning with end marks for sentences and including the use of semicolons and colons, quotation marks and ellipses, brackets and italics, apostrophes, hyphens and dashes, and parentheses. Correct and incorrect usage of commas is covered thoroughly. 

What you can expect to learn

  • Use appropriate end marks for sentences. 
  • Use commas correctly in a series, after introductory elements, to separate word groups, and in letters, quotations, dates, and addresses. 
  • Recognize and correct incorrect comma use. 
  • Use semicolons and colons correctly. 
  • Correctly place quotation marks, ellipses, brackets, and italics. 
  • Use apostrophes, hyphens, dashes, and parentheses correctly. 
Activity List
  • Commas
  • Cumulative Punctuation Review