Punctuation Puzzle – Plural Nouns and Passed-Past Confusion With Cinderella

Welcome to another Punctuation Puzzle! Yep…a puzzle that you solve by putting in the correct punctuation and words/usage fixes–along with explanations and answers about each error! Perfect for students and teachers alike!

Today’s Puzzle is about plural nouns and past/passed confusion…..and it uses an interesting sentence from one of our Write-for-a-Month/Write On books about Cinderella. Read more….

Punctuation Puzzle: Proper Nouns and Quotations with Pinocchio

Welcome to another Punctuation Puzzle! Yep…a puzzle that you solve by putting in the correct punctuation and words/usage fixes–along with explanations and answers about each error! Perfect for students and teachers alike!

Today’s Puzzle is about Proper Nouns and Quotations… and it uses an interesting sentence from one of our Write-for-a-Month/Write On books about Pinocchio.

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By Zac Kieser and Donna Reish

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Punctuation Puzzle – Prepositional Phrases and Commas With Dumbo

Welcome to another Punctuation Puzzle! Yep… a puzzle that you solve by putting in the correct punctuation and words/usage fixes — along with explanations and answers about each error! Perfect for students and teachers alike!

Today’s Puzzle is about prepositional phrases and commas… and it uses an interesting sentence from one of our Write-For-A-Month/Write On books about Dumbo.

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By Donna Reish & Zac Kieser

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Punctuation Puzzle – Raise/Rise and Indirect Quotations With Cinderella

Welcome to another Punctuation Puzzle! Yep.. a puzzle that you solve by putting in the correct punctuation and words/usage fixes– along with explanations and answers about each error! Perfect for students and teachers alike!

Today’s Puzzle is about Raise/Rise and Indirect Quotations… and it uses an interesting sentence from of our our Write-for-a-Month/Write On books about Cinderella.

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Punctuation Puzzle –Indefinite Pronouns and Confusing Pronouns With Mulan

Welcome to another Punctuation Puzzle! Yep… a puzzle that you solve by putting in the correct punctuation and words/usage fixes… along with explanations and answers about each error! Perfect for students and teachers alike!

Today’s Puzzle is about Indefinite Pronouns and Confusing Pronouns … and it uses an interesting sentence from one of our Write-for-a-Month/Write On books about Mulan.

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Today’s Punctuation Puzzle sentence comes from a student writing assignment found in the Mulan’s Twice-Told Tale writing packet.

Punctuation Puzzle – Colons With Belle & Beast

 
 By Donna Reish & Zac Kieser
 
 

Colons are seriously hard! If people use them at all, they often use them wrong. Generally speaking, people use colons following a speech tag in two instances (both of which are incorrect):

a. Following any speech tag— Donna said: “This is how you use colons.”

b. Following a long speech tag (they automatically think a long speech tag warrants a colon following it)— Donna, while teaching ten high school boys in mid-May, said: “This is how you use colons.”

Here’s some of the scoop before Zac gives you a run for your money with his colon puzzle! 🙂

 

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