Colons! Colons! What are colons? When do we use colons?
This 16-slide PowerPoint presentation demonstrates how and when to use colons. It includes basic rules, examples and a practice exercise that will allow students to determine the usage of colons when separating independent clauses, placing colons after formal greetings, separating words from its definitions and separating hours from minutes. Practice using this particular punctuation mark will definitely improve students' writing skills.