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Punctuation - CCSS L.8.2


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1. Apostrophe Quiz.

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Select the answer choice with the correct use of apostrophes. Self-checking. SEE MORE
 
2. Avoiding Comma Splices #2.

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Each sentence contains a comma splice. Repair the sentence and then click on "Grammar's Version" to reveal the answer. 10 questions. SEE MORE
 
3. Avoiding Comma Splices.

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Each sentence contains a comma splice. Repair the sentence and then click on "Grammar's Version" to reveal the answer. 10 questions.  SEE MORE
 
4. Capitalization and Punctuation Game.

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Identify the sentence that is correct in this 'Who Wants to be a Millionaire' style game. SEE MORE
 
5. Capitalization and Punctuation.

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Type in your name and click then click start. Choose the correctly capitalized and punctuated sentence(s) for the 10 multiple-choice and self-checking questions. SEE MORE
 
6. Catastrophes of Apostrophic Proportions.

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Practice apostrophes within text. SEE MORE
 
7. Colons.

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Lesson on using colons effectively. Includes an interactive quiz at the bottom of page. SEE MORE
 
8. Comma Interactive Exercises.

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Five exercises with an accompanying printable handout to keep track of answers. SEE MORE
 
9. Comma Quiz.

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Select the answer choice with the correct use of commas. Self-checking. SEE MORE
 
10. Comma Usage.

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Read the sentences carefully and insert commas where they are necessary. SEE MORE
 
11. Commas Galore.

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Practice comma skills with this game similar to Who Wants To Be A Millionaire. SEE MORE
 
12. Commas: Fill In The Blank.

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In each blank space in the paragraphs below, provide a comma where it is appropriate or write a small-case "x" (without the quotation marks) where a comma is not necessary.  SEE MORE
 
13. Common Comma Uses.

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Read through the lesson and click on "continue to the exercises" for 2 practice exercises SEE MORE
 
14. Dear Mr. Henshaw.

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Quia game to help practice finding mistakes in parts of a friendly letter. SEE MORE
 
15. Fun Trivia Quizzes.

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Five quizzes to test your knowledge on apostrophes. SEE MORE
 
16. Grammar Blast.

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Read the question and choose the answer you think has the correct capitalization and punctuation. Then click the "Are you right?" button. SEE MORE
 
17. Hyphens Between Words.

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Multiple-choice and self-checking quizzes on using hyphens. SEE MORE
 
18. Hyphens with -ly Words.

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Multiple-choice and self-checking quizzes on using hyphens. SEE MORE
 
19. Hyphens with Prefixes.

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Multiple-choice and self-checking quizzes on using hyphens. SEE MORE
 
20. Hyphens with re- Words.

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Multiple-choice and self-checking quizzes on using hyphens. SEE MORE
 
21. Power Proofreading.

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[Apostrophes, Colons, Semi-Colons] Choose 8th grade then select "Local News Report" for a practice exercise. SEE MORE
 
22. Power Proofreading.

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[Capital Letters and End Punctuation] Choose 8th grade then select "Tips for Tabitha" for a practice exercise. SEE MORE
 
23. Power Proofreading.

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[Apostrophes, Colons, Semi-Colons] Choose 8th grade then select "Local News Report" for a practice exercise. SEE MORE
 
24. Power Proofreading.

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[Comma Practice] Choose 8th grade then select "Tacky Travel" or "RoboChef" for practice exercises. SEE MORE
 
25. Power Proofreading.

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[Direct Quotations] Choose 8th grade then select "Comedian's Sketch" for a practice exercise. SEE MORE
 
26. Punctuate.

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Put in the correct punctuation: Periods, Questions Marks and Exclamation Marks. SEE MORE
 
27. Punctuation and Capitalization Mastery Test.

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Answer 44 multiple-choice questions and then submit your answers. Provides explanations for why the answer is the answer. SEE MORE
 
28. Punctuation Campground.

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Make corrections to each sentence by adding in the missing punctuation. Self-checking. SEE MORE
 
29. Punctuation Quiz #2.

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Insert the punctuation that is necessary for each sentence. In spaces where no punctuation is required, write "none" in the space provided. SEE MORE
 
30. Punctuation Quiz #3.

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Select the correctly punctuated sentence(s).  SEE MORE
 
31. Punctuation Quiz #4.

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Select the correctly punctuated sentence(s). SEE MORE
 
32. Punctuation Quiz #5.

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Select the correctly punctuated sentence(s).  SEE MORE
 
33. Punctuation Quiz #6.

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Select the correctly punctuated sentence(s). SEE MORE
 
34. Punctuation Quiz.

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Three levels available. Determine which punctuation is missing from each question. SEE MORE
 
35. Punctuation.

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Fifteen multiple-choice and self-checking questions on punctuation usage. SEE MORE
 
36. Punctuation.

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Fifteen multiple-choice and self-checking questions on punctuation usage. SEE MORE
 
37. Punctuation: Fill-in-the-Blanks.

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Provide a comma, semicolon, or colon where appropriate or write a small-case "x" (without the quotation marks) where none of those marks is appropriate. SEE MORE
 
38. Question Marks, Quotation Marks & Parentheses.

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Twelve question quiz on the correct use of punctuation. Self-checking. SEE MORE
 
39. Quiz: Semicolons and Colons.

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Choose the sentence with the correct use of semicolons and colons. 11 multiple-choice and self-checking questions. SEE MORE
 
40. Quotation Marks.

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Insert any necessary punctuation marks for each sentence. Click on "Grammar's Version" to check your answer. SEE MORE
 
41. Rules for Comma Usage.

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Lesson with 11 explanations on when to use commas. After reading the lesson there are quizzes at the bottom of the page. SEE MORE
 
42. Star Punc.

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Put punctuation marks where they belong in the pieces of text from which the punctuation marks are missing. Eight texts to choose from. [These expired links are available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the pages don't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.] SEE MORE
 
43. Using Colons and Semi-Colons.

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In each sentence, decide whether a semi-colon or a comma would be most appropriate. 10 multiple-choice and self-checking questions. SEE MORE
 
44. Using Colons Effectively Quiz.

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Interactive quiz on using colons correctly in sentences. SEE MORE
 
45. Using Commas Quiz 1.

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Click on "The sentence, please!" and a sentence will appear in the top text-area. Insert any necessary comma or commas (being careful not to insert commas where they aren't necessary). When you are finished with each sentence (or, if you wish, wait until you've done them all), click on "Grammar's Version," which will reveal how we would have punctuated the sentence.  SEE MORE
 
46. Using Commas Quiz 2.

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Click on "The sentence, please!" and a sentence will appear in the top text-area. Insert the necessary comma or commas (being careful not to insert commas where they aren't necessary). When you are finished with each sentence (or, if you wish, wait until you've done them all), click on "Grammar's Version," which will reveal how we would have punctuated the sentence. SEE MORE
 
47. Using Commas Quiz 3.

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Click on "The paragraph, please!" and a paragraph will appear in the top text-area. Insert the necessary commas. When you are finished, click on "Grammar's Version," which will reveal how we would have punctuated the paragraph. SEE MORE
 

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