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Punctuation: Full Stops, Capital Letters, Question Marks and Exclamation Marks 2

In this worksheet, students are introduced to punctuation and practise using the correct terminology.

'Punctuation: Full Stops, Capital Letters, Question Marks and Exclamation Marks 2' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Writing: Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation

Curriculum subtopic:  Punctuate Sentences

Difficulty level:  

down

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

I can read!

Yes you can!

 

I can read lots of words.

Can you?

That is great!

 

 

When you read, you use punctuation to help you. 

  

 

full stops

.

 

We use full stops to finish sentences.

 

 

question marks

?

 

We use ? to finish sentences that are asking a question.

 

 

exclamation marks

!

 

We use ! to finish sentences when we want to show surprise, excitement or something scary.

 

 

capital letters

We can read.

 

We use capital letters to start sentences.

 

 

Try and remember these as you answer the questions.

What is this?

 

a full stop

a question mark

When do we use these?

 

at the end of every sentence

to show someone is surprised, scared or excited

 Pick the best sentence.

 

Quick, the train is leaving!

Quick, the train is leaving?

Pick the best sentence. 

 

How many biscuits did I make?

How many biscuits did I make!

Pick the best sentence.

 

Everyone is having fun at the party!

Everyone is having fun at the party.

 Pick the best sentence.

Have you ever seen a zebra!

Have you ever seen a zebra?

Type this sentence again with a capital letter to start and a full stop to finish.

 

there are lots of different colour pens in the jar

Type this sentence again with a capital letter to start and a full stop to finish.

 

we used wood to make a campfire

Type this sentence again correctly.

How will you finish your sentence?

 

which instrument makes the most noise

Type this sentence again correctly.

How will you finish your sentence?

 

sports cars are my favourite

  • Question 1

What is this?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
a question mark
  • Question 2

When do we use these?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
to show someone is surprised, scared or excited
  • Question 3

 Pick the best sentence.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
Quick, the train is leaving!
EDDIE SAYS
This sentence needs an exclamation mark to show someone is surprised that the train is leaving.
  • Question 4

Pick the best sentence. 

 

CORRECT ANSWER
How many biscuits did I make?
EDDIE SAYS
This sentence is asking a question so it needs a question mark at the end.
  • Question 5

Pick the best sentence.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
Everyone is having fun at the party!
Everyone is having fun at the party.
EDDIE SAYS
Both sentences are right but an exclamation can be used instead of a full stop to show excitement!
  • Question 6

 Pick the best sentence.

CORRECT ANSWER
Have you ever seen a zebra?
EDDIE SAYS
This sentence is asking a question so it needs a question mark at the end.
  • Question 7

Type this sentence again with a capital letter to start and a full stop to finish.

 

there are lots of different colour pens in the jar

CORRECT ANSWER
There are lots of different colour pens in the jar.
  • Question 8

Type this sentence again with a capital letter to start and a full stop to finish.

 

we used wood to make a campfire

CORRECT ANSWER
We used wood to make a campfire.
  • Question 9

Type this sentence again correctly.

How will you finish your sentence?

 

which instrument makes the most noise

CORRECT ANSWER
Which instrument makes the most noise?
EDDIE SAYS
Every sentence needs to start with a capital letter.
This sentence is asking a question so it needs a question mark at the end.
  • Question 10

Type this sentence again correctly.

How will you finish your sentence?

 

sports cars are my favourite

CORRECT ANSWER
Sports cars are my favourite.
Sports cars are my favourite!
EDDIE SAYS
Both sentences are right but an exclamation mark can be used instead of a full stop to show excitement!
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