People often ask me what I actually teach in my middle school English class besides how to recognize sarcasm, so I thought I’d start an occasional grammar challenge/lesson for all you fantastic readers out there based on what I am currently teaching my students.
The Punctuation Mark, Not The Body Part
Here’s this week’s question for you: in which ways may a colon be used?*
Post a comment with your answers, and next week I will reveal the answers. The winner(s) with the most correct answers will receive mad props and a proverbial fist bump. Game on!
*Hint: there are five main ways to use a colon.