Daily Grammar

Lesson 335

Mechanics - End Punctuation

Use a period to end a declarative sentence.

Use a period to end an imperative sentence. An imperative sentence makes a command or request.

Use a question mark to end an interrogative sentence. An interrogative sentence asks a direct question.

Use an exclamation point to end an exclamatory sentence or any strong exclamation. (A strong exclamation is called an interjection.)

Instructions: Put the needed punctuation in each of these sentences.

1. Who will win the debates, Gore or Bush

Who will win the debates, Gore or Bush?

2. Do your chores and your home work, and then you can play

Do your chores and your home work, and then you can play.

3. Ouch  That hurt

Ouch!  That hurt!

4. I saw most of the Olympic Games on television

I saw most of the Olympic Games on television.

5. Did you see the flying saucer

Did you see the flying saucer? -or- ! (depending on how you want it said)

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