This printable provides a very clear, very quick way to introduce or review the most common use of semicolons. It begins with a simple rule that students can understand, then provides 5 practice sentences that can be used as guided practice or for independent work. Students are then asked to apply the rule by creating two sentences of their own. An answer key is provided for the practice section. This sheet is great for teaching a lesson on how to use semicolons or for sending home for homework after the lesson has been taught. The sheet is highly appropriate for ELD, ELL, ESL students and was created by a teacher trained in SIOP strategies. You might also be interested in my product called "Using Semicolons to Distinguish Items in a List."
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