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A full stop lets a reader know when to stop reading and take a short pause, to think about the sentence they've read.

A full stop comes at the end of a sentence.

For example, The man walked across the road.


The dog chased the cat.

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The full stop goes at the end of the sentence to show that the sentence has finished.

Remember, A full stop doesn't just go at the end of a line - check it makes sense.

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Your Turn…

1. What is a comma?
A foreign language
A type of soft drink
A punctuation mark

2. What does an comma look like?

3. What is the job of a comma?
It has several jobs: one of which is to separate items in lists
To prevent people talking with their mouths full
To make cereal taste nice

4. Which of the following should include a comma?
There is only one.
Will this ever end?
I need eggs grass and vinegar.

5. Look at the following sentence: Steve Adrian and Sally went to the pictures. Where should the comma go?
After ‘to’
After ‘Steve’
After ‘pictures’

Score =
Correct answers:

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