Grammar for writing: using brackets and dashes

In this lesson, we will be covering how to use brackets and dashes accurately.We will be using them to explore how you can create a convincing narrative voice.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.It's or its? "The chicken has escaped from _____ coop."

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Q2.It's or its? "____ nearly bedtime."

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Q3.It's or its? "My family has _____ moments of madness. "

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Q4.Imply or infer? "From his tone of voice, we can _________ that he was angry. "

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Q5.Affect or effect? "When analysing language, you should think about the ___________ on the reader. "

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Q6.Practice or practise? "I am going to be late for football ______________. "

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Q7.There, their or they're? "I think I left my homework over _________. "

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Q8.There, their or they're? "I never read magazines when ___________ full of celebrity gossip. "

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.It's or its? "The chicken has escaped from _____ coop."

1/8

Q2.It's or its? "____ nearly bedtime."

2/8

Q3.It's or its? "My family has _____ moments of madness. "

3/8

Q4.Imply or infer? "From his tone of voice, we can _________ that he was angry. "

4/8

Q5.Affect or effect? "When analysing language, you should think about the ___________ on the reader. "

5/8

Q6.Practice or practise? "I am going to be late for football ______________. "

6/8

Q7.There, their or they're? "I think I left my homework over _________. "

7/8

Q8.There, their or they're? "I never read magazines when ___________ full of celebrity gossip. "

8/8

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Brackets and Dashes: Quiz

Thank you for your focus today. Complete the questions below to check your understanding.

Q1.Which of the phrases below could be used to complete the sentence. Parenthesis is...

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Q2.Match up the following punctuation mark with its name and function: ;

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Q3.Match up the following punctuation mark with its name and function: -

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Q4.Match up the following punctuation mark with its name and function: ( )

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Q5.Match up the following punctuation mark with its name and function: :

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Q6.Match up the following punctuation mark with its name and function: —

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Q7.Which of the following rules for using brackets are true?

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Q8.Which sentence uses brackets correctly?

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Q9.Which sentence uses dashes correctly?

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Brackets and Dashes: Quiz

Thank you for your focus today. Complete the questions below to check your understanding.

Q1.Which of the phrases below could be used to complete the sentence. Parenthesis is...

1/9

Q2.Match up the following punctuation mark with its name and function: ;

2/9

Q3.Match up the following punctuation mark with its name and function: -

3/9

Q4.Match up the following punctuation mark with its name and function: ( )

4/9

Q5.Match up the following punctuation mark with its name and function: :

5/9

Q6.Match up the following punctuation mark with its name and function: —

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Q7.Which of the following rules for using brackets are true?

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Q8.Which sentence uses brackets correctly?

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Q9.Which sentence uses dashes correctly?

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Lesson summary: Grammar for writing: using brackets and dashes

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