COLONS

 

Objectives:

 

        To become familiar with the rules that governs the use of colons in well-written sentences

        To develop basic skills in the use of colons in well written sentences

        To practice using colons in various writing situations

 

Outcomes:

 

        To correctly recognize situations where colons are used in a pre-written sentence

        To determine where and under what situations colons should be used within various sentence situations

 

Warm-Up:

 

Click here http://cctc2.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/colon.htm. Review the material to become familiar with colons and their use in standard written English.  Upon completion of this review, take the quiz on colons by clicking here http://www.geocities.com/grammardoc5/colonquiz.html.  Place colons where they belong in each sentence, and check your answers at the bottom of the page.

 

New Instruction:

 

To receive additional instruction and practice on colons, click here http://www.geocities.com/grammardoc5/colons.html.

 

Feedback and Review:

For further practice, click here http://cctc2.commnet.edu/grammar/ppt/colons.pps.

Transfer of Knowledge or Skills:

 

Click here http://cctc2.commnet.edu/grammar/quizzes/nova/nova5.htm for a final review of verbs.  If you do not have 8 of the 10 problems correct, go back to http://cctc2.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/colon.htm, and review the rules governing the use of colons.

 

 

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