PowerPoint presentation explains the three most common uses of a semicolon: commas splice correction, complex lists & adding details to a statement.
> 31 slides with graphics, sound effects, and funnies to keep students engaged.
> Easy to understand and humorous
> Great deal of of examples
> Students will be proud of their understanding of this often misused symbol. They may even challenge adults to their semicolon knowledge!
> Most appropriate for grades 6+.
Independent Practice > 20 questions embedded in the slides for students to answer as you move along. > Students can answer questions on their own paper, orally, or, in pairs. Group Practice > Five slides ask students to work with a partner on an activity on the slide.
> Last 6 slides are answer keys
>>>>NOTE: There is no password -- click "read only" to open.