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Revise Basic Sentence Punctuation

In this worksheet, students revise adding full stops, question marks and exclamation marks to sentences.

'Revise Basic Sentence Punctuation' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation

Curriculum subtopic:   Punctuation Awareness

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

A sentence must always finish with a punctuation mark of some sort.

 

If it is a question it needs a question mark.

What time is it?

Are we there yet?

 

If someone is shouting or emphasising something then an exclamation mark is used.

Help!

Listen to me!

 

Otherwise sentences finish with a full stop.

Copy out this sentence and put the correct punctuation mark at the end.

 

When is your birthday

Copy out this sentence and put the correct punctuation mark at the end.

 

The train leaves at two thirty

Copy out this sentence and put the correct punctuation mark at the end.

 

Are you listening to me

Copy out this sentence and put the correct punctuation mark at the end.

 

I can't swim

Copy out this sentence and put the correct punctuation mark at the end.

 

Why are you crying

Copy out this sentence and put the correct punctuation mark at the end.

 

Stop, thief

Copy out this sentence and put the correct punctuation mark at the end.

 

It's time for bed

Copy out this sentence and put the correct punctuation mark at the end.

 

Is Grandma coming for tea

Copy out this sentence and put the correct punctuation mark at the end.

 

Janey went shopping on Saturday

Copy out this sentence and put the correct punctuation mark at the end.

 

How long have you been learning the guitar

  • Question 1

Copy out this sentence and put the correct punctuation mark at the end.

 

When is your birthday

CORRECT ANSWER
When is your birthday?
  • Question 2

Copy out this sentence and put the correct punctuation mark at the end.

 

The train leaves at two thirty

CORRECT ANSWER
The train leaves at two thirty.
  • Question 3

Copy out this sentence and put the correct punctuation mark at the end.

 

Are you listening to me

CORRECT ANSWER
Are you listening to me?
  • Question 4

Copy out this sentence and put the correct punctuation mark at the end.

 

I can't swim

CORRECT ANSWER
I can't swim.
I can't swim!
EDDIE SAYS
This could be written with an exclamation mark if the person was shouting for help.
  • Question 5

Copy out this sentence and put the correct punctuation mark at the end.

 

Why are you crying

CORRECT ANSWER
Why are you crying?
  • Question 6

Copy out this sentence and put the correct punctuation mark at the end.

 

Stop, thief

CORRECT ANSWER
Stop, thief!
EDDIE SAYS
This requires an exclamation mark, because someone is obviously shouting after the thief.
  • Question 7

Copy out this sentence and put the correct punctuation mark at the end.

 

It's time for bed

CORRECT ANSWER
It's time for bed.
It's time for bed!
EDDIE SAYS
This sentence would normally end with a full stop, but if your mum was shouting at you because you wouldn't go to bed then an exclamation mark could be used.
  • Question 8

Copy out this sentence and put the correct punctuation mark at the end.

 

Is Grandma coming for tea

CORRECT ANSWER
Is Grandma coming for tea?
  • Question 9

Copy out this sentence and put the correct punctuation mark at the end.

 

Janey went shopping on Saturday

CORRECT ANSWER
Janey went shopping on Saturday.
  • Question 10

Copy out this sentence and put the correct punctuation mark at the end.

 

How long have you been learning the guitar

CORRECT ANSWER
How long have you been learning the guitar?
---- OR ----

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