To explore the functions of a colon

In this lesson, we will practise using parentheses in the three forms (brackets, dashes and commas). Then we will explore why we use colons in writing and its uses.


Play video

Click on the play button to start the video. If your teacher asks you to pause the video and look at the worksheet you should:

  • Click "Close Video"
  • Click "Next" to view the activity

Your video will re-appear on the next page, and will stay paused in the right place.

Lesson summary: To explore the functions of a colon

Time to move!

Did you know that exercise helps your concentration and ability to learn?

For 5 mins...

Move around:
Climb stairs

On the spot:
Chair yoga