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The Use of Practice Exercises in the Teaching of Capitalization and Punctuation (Columbia University, Teachers College Contributions to Educ No 372)

John P. Leonard

The Use of Practice Exercises in the Teaching of Capitalization and Punctuation (Columbia University, Teachers College Contributions to Educ No 372)

by John P. Leonard

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Published by Ams Pr Inc .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages78
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Open LibraryOL7474992M
ISBN 100404553729
ISBN 109780404553722

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The Use of Practice Exercises in the Teaching of Capitalization and Punctuation (Columbia University, Teachers College Contributions to Educ No 372) by John P. Leonard Download PDF EPUB FB2

(). The Use of Practice Exercises in Teaching Capitalization and Punctuation. The Journal of Educational Research: Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. Cited by: 2. Exercise: Punctuation Exercise. Put in semicolons, colons, dashes, quotation marks, Italics (use an underline), and parentheses where ever they are needed in the following sentences.

The men in question Harold Keene, Jim Peterson, and Gerald Greene deserve awards. THE USE OF PRACTICE EXERCISES IN TEACHING CAPITALIZATION AND PUNCTUATION J. Paul Leonard College of William and Mary This study is concerned primarily with the effect of practice exer cises on learning to punctuate and to capitalize.

The central problem is to determine whether the use of practice exercises in the nature of. Activities teaching capitalization and punctuation help students recognize that the correct use of both is important so communication is not hindered or misunderstood.

Make it Real With younger children, use a well-known classic story for this activity; with older children, use a story from a newspaper. Capitalization Quiz 1 from The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation. Capitalization and Punctuation Worksheets. Practising punctuation and capitalization. These worksheets are just what you need for your lessons.

Add the correct punctuation and capital letters to the sentences in the worksheets - and you will be word perfect in no time. Correct punctuation helps make writing easier to understand. It tells us. Proper use of capitalization is vital for students as they learn formal writing.

Below are worksheets that are free for you to use to help your student at home or in the classroom. To view the description or to download the printable PDF, click on the worksheet title. Worksheets > Grammar > Grade 1 > Capitalization. Writing with Capital Letters.

These worksheets introduce some of the rules for using capital letters, including proper names, dates and at a the start of sentences.

Capital letters for names: rewrite the proper names with capital letters. Capitalizing the 1st letter of a sentence: rewrite the sentences, capitalizing the first letter. Teaching Punctuation in the Early Years. Instant recognition of punctuation symbols is vital to the teaching and learning of the correct use of punctuation in reading and writing.

Therefore, incorporating a variety of activities where students are given the opportunity to learn and recognise punctuation marks and their names is advised.

A collection of English ESL Punctuation worksheets for home learning, online practice, distance learning and English classes to teach about.

English ESL Worksheets A simplified explanation of punctuation marks with some exercises to practise using them.

9, Downloads. Punctuation and Capitalization. Good punctuation is a skill that will benefit your child for the rest of her life. Download and print our punctuation worksheets and introduce your child to the period, comma, colon, apostrophe, and more.

Here are some additional strategies for teaching your child proper punctuation: As you may have discovered, kids love to correct adults. PUNCTUATION 7 The apostrophe has three main purposes: to replace missing letters, to form contractions, or to show possession.

Use the apostrophe to take the place of a letter or letters omitted from contractions. has not hasn’t it is it’s cannot can’t Use the apostrophe to take the place of a letter or number that has been omitted. Exercise: Comma Exercise 1.

Add commas as needed in the sentences below. On the line to the left of each sentence, write the number of the appropriate comma rule (click here to see the rules).If the sentence is correct as it is, write C on the line and refer to the.

Use appropriate punctuation marks in the following sentences. We had a great time in France the kids really enjoyed it 2. Some people work best in. Practice Exercises for the Rules of Punctuation Below are some practice exercises for the rules of punctuation in English. See how well you understand the rules.

The answer keys are included. Conjunctions – Practice Exercises. Dash, Slash, Ellipses, Brackets – Practice Exercises. Below, you will find a wide range of our printable worksheets in chapter Punctuation and Capitalization of section worksheets are appropriate for Third Grade English Language have crafted many worksheets covering various aspects of this topic, use of comma, commas in dates, locations, and addresses, capitalization, and many more.

Worksheets > Grammar > Grade 3 > Capitalization. Capital letters for third grade. These worksheets cover topics related to the proper use of capital letters including capitalizing titles and writing addresses. The last set of worksheets provide practice in correcting the use of capital letters in longer texts.

Turn punctuation into a capital adventure with lesson ideas, capitalization worksheets and practice pages on who, what, and when to capitalize: proper nouns, start of a sentence, titles, dates, and place names. You’ll also find review pages and assessment tools, including capitalization quizzes and tests.

The worksheets located on this page basically cover just about every commonly used punctuation mark there is.

If you are looking for materials on specific forms of punctuation, we also have work on using commas, quotations marks, and proper capitalization.

These can be very helpful as you learn to proofread your own work and that of others. In the letters the will apply the skills learned in this unit, including how to structure a letter, punctuating titles of books and short stories, using possessives (in reference to the characters or ideas in the book), contractions and addressing an envelope.

1 Know the kinds of dashes.A dash is noticeably longer than a hyphen. There are several different dashes, but the most commonly used are the en dash (–) and the em dash (—).

They are so named because they are the same width as the small letter n and capital letter M, respectively.Use of practice exercises in the teaching of capitalization and punctuation. New York: Teachers College, Columbia University, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: John Paul Leonard.Capitalization Worksheets.

Here are some capitalization worksheets. I tried to use simple examples to make these worksheets more accessible, but I also tried to make them fun to read. I think that I struck a decent balance.

Feel free to download the RTF versions of these worksheets and edit them so that they are more appropriate for your students.