Punctuation Activities: Period, Exclamation & Question Mark: Digital & Print
Are your students struggling with using and editing punctuation in their writing? This differentiated punctuation writing resource helps to engage students with fun mystery stories while giving them lots of practice in using ending punctuation. Students will develop an understanding of when to use periods, question marks, and exclamation points. These activities will help students develop a true understanding of the rules of ending punctuation! This resource allows for easy teaching and easy planning which will lead to effective learning.
This resource includes differentiated practice activities, and lots of writing supports including punctuation anchor charts, a reference guide, and question prompts.
Each activity incorporates a mystery story to help make using punctuation fun and engaging! Each story is short and contains only 9-10 sentences across 2 pages. Perfect for students with limited stamina! Do one story or even one page in a single time period.
▶️ Multi-modality-based learning is an effective way to reach all students. That's why we encourage you and your students to watch our paired Punctuation Teaching Video for a complete lesson!
These activities make for easy to plan writing centers!
**After using this resource with the paired video teaching lesson your students will be able to edit their sentences to include ending punctuation with less support from you!
Who is it for?
Students in grades 2-3
Students who are learning to write
Students who need short, engaging practice activities
Students who write incomplete sentences
Great for whole class or small group lessons, independent work, and writing centers
Use within General Education classrooms, Special Education services, intervention services, and Speech and Language therapy sessions!
✅ This product is best used alongside the Punctuation Teaching Video.
✅ Differentiated activities include:
LEVEL 1: Multiple Choice
Identify the Correct Punctuation: Period or Question Mark
Identify the Correct Punctuation: Period or Exclamation
Identify the Correct Punctuation: Question Mark or Exclamation
Identify the Correct Punctuation: Period, Question Mark or Exclamation
LEVEL 2: Open Response
Rewrite the Sentence with Correct Punctuation: Period or Question Mark
Rewrite the Sentence with Correct Punctuation: Period or Exclamation
Rewrite the Sentence with Correct Punctuation: Question Mark or Exclamation
Rewrite the Sentence with Correct Punctuation: Period, Question Mark or Exclamation
✅ Review activities can be paired with the Punctuation Teaching Video to check your students’ understanding of this skill or sent home as homework.
✅ Answer key for all activities
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