Print out these punctuation marks
onto paper or cardstock. Cut them into flash cards.
Give them to your child. When you
read aloud and come to one of these punctuation symbols, pause. Look up at your
child to cue him or her that it's time to hold up the card with the punctuation
mark that should go there.
Then let your child read aloud to
Another game: print out two sets of
these cards. Now converse with your child. Each of you should hold up the
punctuation marks that fit what you are saying.
. , ?
' " !
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By Susan Darst Williams • www.GoBigEd.com • Grammar Granny
048 • © 2007