These 2 worksheets provide a very clear, very quick way to introduce or review two 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. 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 sheet is highly appropriate for ELD, ELL, ESL students and was created by a teacher trained in SIOP strategies. This product contains the worksheets "Semicolons and Independent Clauses" and "Using Semicolons to Distinguish Items in a List" which are also available separately.
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