PUNCTUATION _ SPACING WORKSHEET by hcj

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									                     PUNCTUATION & SPACING WORKSHEET

1. Read and study the rule for each punctuation mark.
2. With a pen or pencil, write the correct number of spaces you would key
   BEFORE and AFTER each punctuation mark on a separate piece of paper.


Punctuation Mark Spaces Before Spaces After

    Comma

   Semi-colon

    Hyphen

      Dash

     Colon

     Period

   Dollar Sign

    Numbers

3. Open a new document in Word® and key each line inserting the
   punctuation mark needed with the correct number of spaces. Right justify
   your name—return once—right justify the hour. Use a readable font and size
   and appropriate spacing throughout the document.

 Punctuation       Key these sentences inserting the correct punctuation mark
    Mark                                     and spacing
  Comma          Brandy is a sweet gentle dog.
                 Please bring the book paper and folders.
 Semi-Colon      She is going to the bank I am going to drive her.
                 The new officers of the club are Samantha Adams president
                 Antonio Romano secretary and Patrick Smith treasurer.
   Hyphen        Many companies provide on the job training.
                 Her brother in law is also the president.
    Dash         Please walk do not run inside the building.
    Colon        We order the following items three dozen pencils, four dozen
                 pens, and two dozen folders.
   Period        Today is Monday I am going to work I will be home soon
  Dollar Sign    The new dress costs 130.50
                 My sister bought a computer for 1200.
  Numbers        Sally included [seven or 7] in her plans for the theatre.
                 The football team has [thirty or 30] senior players this year.

								
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