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Question Marks

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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.

or

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. Where does the question mark go in this sentence? “How much is that scarf” asked Julie.
After scarf
After the second speech mark
After asked

2. Where does the question mark go in this sentence? Why don’t you go away
After why
After away
After you

3. Where does the question mark go in this sentence? Daniel asked, “Is it time to go”
After go
After Daniel
After time

4. Where does the question mark go in this sentence? Why do you do that It’s so annoying.
After Why
After annoying
After that

5. Where does the question mark go in this sentence? What’s the point
After What’s
After that
After point

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