This lesson explains the importance of punctuation in writing and introduces some of the more common punctuation marks. Activity A reinforces the knowledge presented in the lesson. Activity B gives the children an opportunity to use punctuation correctly.
• The children will understand the importance of punctuation in writing;
The children will know and name the common punctuation marks;
The children will be able to punctuate simple sentences correctly.
Punctuation marks are very small and sometimes we don?t quite know what to do with them. But, as you can see, they can make a big difference to the meaning of a sentence. Here are some of the punctuation marks we are going to learn about today. Let me introduce them to you.