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Punctuation: Full Stops, Capital Letters, Question Marks and Exclamation Marks 3

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

'Punctuation: Full Stops, Capital Letters, Question Marks and Exclamation Marks 3' 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.

I love jumping in puddles?

I love jumping in puddles!

Pick the best sentence. 

Watch out for the wicked witch.

Watch out for the wicked witch!

Pick the best sentence.

Do you prefer eating fruit or vegetables!

Do you prefer eating fruit or vegetables?

Some of these sentences are not finished properly.

Tick the sentences that should have question marks at the end.

I love zebras.

How many stripes does a zebra have.

That zebra has a really long tail.

Zebras live in the grass plains of Africa.

What do zebras eat.

Have you ever seen a zebra.

Some of these sentences are not finished properly.

Tick the sentences that should have exclamation marks at the end.

I thought all bees lived in hives.

Aagghh, there's a bee.

I can't believe that bees make honey.

This is a bumble bee.

How do they make the honey.

Bees are striped black and orangey-yellow.

Type this sentence again using the correct punctuation.

 

there are lots of different types of crabs in the ocean

Type this sentence again using the correct punctuation.

 

who won the race

Type this sentence again using the correct punctuation.

 

husky dogs can pull sleighs through the snow

  • 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
I love jumping in puddles!
EDDIE SAYS
This sentence needs an exclamation mark to show the girl is excited about the puddles.
  • Question 4

Pick the best sentence. 

CORRECT ANSWER
Watch out for the wicked witch!
EDDIE SAYS
This sentence needs an exclamation mark to show someone is scared of the wicked witch.
  • Question 5

Pick the best sentence.

CORRECT ANSWER
Do you prefer eating fruit or vegetables?
EDDIE SAYS
This sentence is asking a question so it needs a question mark at the end.
  • Question 6

Some of these sentences are not finished properly.

Tick the sentences that should have question marks at the end.

CORRECT ANSWER
How many stripes does a zebra have.
What do zebras eat.
Have you ever seen a zebra.
  • Question 7

Some of these sentences are not finished properly.

Tick the sentences that should have exclamation marks at the end.

CORRECT ANSWER
I thought all bees lived in hives.
Aagghh, there's a bee.
I can't believe that bees make honey.
EDDIE SAYS
These sentences need exclamation marks to show someone is surprised, excited or scared.
  • Question 8

Type this sentence again using the correct punctuation.

 

there are lots of different types of crabs in the ocean

CORRECT ANSWER
There are lots of different types of crabs in the ocean.
EDDIE SAYS
This sentence needs a capital letter to start and a full stop to finish.
  • Question 9

Type this sentence again using the correct punctuation.

 

who won the race

CORRECT ANSWER
Who won the race?
EDDIE SAYS
This sentence is asking a question so it needs a question mark at the end.
  • Question 10

Type this sentence again using the correct punctuation.

 

husky dogs can pull sleighs through the snow

CORRECT ANSWER
Husky dogs can pull sleighs through the snow.
EDDIE SAYS
This sentence needs a capital letter to start and a full stop to finish.
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