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Hyphens & Colons. - & :. Hyphens. Or also known as dash Punctuation mark used to: Join words Separate syllables The use of hyphens is called hyphenation For example: The school needs to concen - trate on education and less on rules. More examples: clean-out , . Colons.

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hyphens
Hyphens
  • Or also known as dash

Punctuation mark used to:

  • Join words
  • Separate syllables
  • The use of hyphens is called hyphenation

For example: The school needs to concen-

trate on education and less on rules.

More examples: clean-out ,

colons
Colons
  • Used before a list
  • An explanation that is preceded by a clause

For example..

Things I need for SATs: pencil, paper, calculator, admission ticket and snacks

sat questions

SAT QUESTIONS

Colons, and Hyphens

hyphens and colons
Hyphens and Colons

Questions

1.Which sentence is correct.

  • Grocery shop list: eggs, juice, bread, cheese, ham…
  • Grocery shop list, eggs, juice, bread, cheese, ham…
  • Grocery shop list… eggs, juice, bread, cheese, ham.
  • Grocery shop list- eggs, juice, bread, cheese, ham…

2. Give an example when you would use colons.

3. Hyphens are used to..

4.Correct he sentence..

Jill and Frace invited me to a cook out.

5.Correct the sentence..

We were given these list of topics to pick from to do our research paper. Teen driving, teen pregnancy and teen drinking.

Answers 1. a.

2. when making a list

3. join words

4. cook-out

5. We were given these list of topics to pick from to do our research paper: Teen driving, teen pregnancy and teen drinking.

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Hyphens and Colons

Questions

Answers

6. C

7. Jenn, cloe, brittney and I are having a sleep-over on Saturday and we need to buy: popcorn, pajamas, soda, candy, and juice.

8. :

9. D

10.false

6.Which sentence has an error?

a. The disk is two third full

b. The disk is twothird full

c. The disk is two-third full

d. The disk is two/third full

7. Fix this sentence.

Jenn, cloe, brittney and I are having a sleepover on Saturday and we need to buy, popcorn, pajamas, soda, candy, juice.

8. How does a colon look like?

9. Which one is a hyphen?

  • * b. ; c.” d. –

10. True or false

Colons are usually used when asking a question

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