Think back to when you were learning to read…
- Did you know about the importance of punctuation?
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Did you know that periods, commas, reading sentences and emphasizing questions or exclamation helps the reader?
Use punctuation to help your child in several different ways:
- Reading sentences instead of line by line helps with fluency and understanding;
- Pause for commas and periods. A shorter pause for commas and a longer pause for periods;
- Understand questions and exclamation points to demonstrate emphasis, excitement, surprise and other strong emotions.