These 4 worksheets provide a very clear, very quick way to introduce or review three of the most common uses of semicolons. The first worksheet shows students how to use semicolons between independent clauses. The second shows students how to use them in sentences that contain lists with commas. The third sheet shows students how to use semicolons with conjunctive adverbs. Each sheet 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 an example sentence of their own. An answer key is provided for the practice section. The sheets are great for teaching a lesson on how to use the semicolon rules, as a quick review, or for sending home homework after the lesson has been taught. The fourth sheet is a mixed practice of the 3 rules. It includes 15 practice sentences and an answer key. The worksheets are highly appropriate for ELD, ELL, ESL students and were created by a teacher trained in SIOP strategies. This product contains the worksheets "Semicolons and Independent Clauses", "Using Semicolons to Distinguish Items in a List", "Semicolon Mixed Practice" and "Semicolons and Conjunctive Adverbs" which are available for purchase separately.
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