Colon WebQuest

Colons WebQuest–Put all answers on the paper answer sheet.

Explore the following sites to understand more about the COLON (:):

  1. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/colon.htm –record 5 facts about colons from this site
Colon Facts Fact Example
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  1. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/colons/colon2.html –After watching the flash presentation, what are two of the fruits on the list of the presenter’s favorite fruits? List them in the following space:

 

  1. Watch the video found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CsFWLjHJPf4

Explain the analogy to a spring in the second use for a colon (how is a colon like a spring?)

 

There is one thing that all three uses for a colon have in common. Circle the statement that expresses that similarity below:

 

The colon comes between the subject and the verb.

 

The part before the colon could stand alone as a sentence.

 

Always use a colon if you have a list in a sentence.

 

  1. Take the quiz found here:

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/quizzes/nova/nova5.htm

Read the directions carefully and begin.

Once you have finished, write your answers for numbers 2, 5, and 9

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