Use a period to end a declarative sentence.
Use a period to end an imperative sentence. An imperative sentence makes a command or request.
Use a question mark to end an interrogative sentence. An interrogative sentence asks a direct question.
Use an exclamation point to end an exclamatory sentence or any strong exclamation. (A strong exclamation is called an interjection.)
Instructions: Put the needed punctuation in each of these sentences.
1. Don’t run out in the street
2. Now is the time to support honesty in all aspects of life
3. Well Here we go again
4. Pay attention, will you
5. Who is that guy walking down the hall
6. He doesn’t live here anymore
7. Get out of here
8. Did you bring the money that we need
9. Watch what you are doing
10. I will see you tomorrow
–For answers scroll down.
1. Don’t run out in the street. (or!)
2. Now is the time to support honesty in all aspects of life. (or!)
3. Well! Here we go again. (or!)
4. Pay attention, will you! (or.)
5. Who is that guy walking down the hall? (or!)
6. He doesn’t live here anymore. (or!)
7. Get out of here! (or.)
8. Did you bring the money that we need? (or!)
9. Watch what you are doing. (or!)
10. I will see you tomorrow. (or!)
(Notice how the exclamation point can be used to give added emphasis or feeling to a sentence.)
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