Punctuation Worksheets

Despite being an important aspect of written English, punctuation is often taken too lightly. It doesn't take much to understand the difference between "Let us eat Daddy", and "Let us eat, Daddy". In order for the reader to understand the pauses and emphasis in sentences, students should use punctuation marks. By helping young learners in grade 1 through grade 6 use periods, commas, colons, question marks, exclamation points, our punctuation worksheets take the hassle out of this topic. Our free worksheets provide the perfect start for their practice!

Unscrambling for Statements & Questions

Join the party, as you help the self-motivated children of grade 4 and grade 5 pass this punctuation test summa cum laude. They unscramble the words twice: first to form a statement, and then to form a question.

Cut and Glue Activity | Punctuation

Help children further their punctuation wisdom, through this cut-and-glue exercise. They cut each punctuation mark, and paste it under the right name such as a comma, period, etc.

Period, Question Mark or Exclamation?

Rain has inspired many a great deed in the world. Now, watch rain teach you how to use punctuation correctly. Children have a fun time choosing correct punctuation marks for the rain-themed sentences in these printable 1st grade worksheets.

Rewriting with Correct Punctuation

Let 4th grade students look up to you as an established and passion-driven punctuation mentor, as you help them punctuate this passage. Let them know how hard it's to read a passage without punctuation.

Punctuation | Chart

At its core, this punctuation chart is a cute endeavor to transform learning this topic into a pleasant and personable experience. It includes common punctuation marks, and explains their uses.

Rewriting with Punctuation Marks

This exercise is bound to help children display their exceptional accomplishments as young punctuation-masters. They read the passage, and insert correct punctuations in it.

Choosing Correct Punctuation Marks

This PDF has a lot of expertise and enthusiasm packed in it. They read each sentence, and punctuate it with a period, a question mark or an exclamation point, whichever is relevant.

Using Commas

Even the most outstandingly-talented students struggle to use commas, but not after they have given this PDF their best shot. Here, 5th grade and 6th grade kids practice how to use commas, using the eight sentences.

Using Commas with Yes, No and Sure

This printable worksheet for grade 5 helps significantly upscale children's comma expertise. They rewrite each sentence, by adding a comma after yes, no or sure, and using any other punctuation marks as are relevant.

Rewriting Sentences with Colons

Let your endowed-with-wisdom learners now get ready to join the upper crust, as they start mastering how to use colons. Here, they learn three distinct ways in which a colon can be used in writing.

Separating Items Using Commas and Semicolons

Encourage budding grammarians to skip happily along the items in each sentence, as they intersperse them with commas and semicolons wherever necessary.

Combining Clauses with Commas or Semicolons

Propelled by their punctuating prowess, 5th grade kids confidently cut through these sentences with well-placed commas or semicolons, making them more meaningful.

Combining Clauses Using Semicolons

Young learners in 6th grade use a semicolon to bridge each pair of independent clauses to form sentences that make sense in this punctuation worksheet pdf.

Connecting Sentences with Commas and Semicolons | Conjunctive Adverbs

Assess how well your children slot into place a comma, a semicolon, and a conjunctive adverb to glue a sentence together in these printable punctuation exercises.

Punctuating Sentences

This exercise provides each and every student in grade 2 and grade 3 with an opportunity to prove they are fully on-the-ball in their punctuation game. They read the sentences, and use a correct punctuation mark in them.

Fixing Punctuation Errors

Punctuation errors have become inexcusably common nowadays, and these can be particularly problematic, if made on envelopes. In this PDF worksheet, 2nd grade and 3rd grade children correct the punctuation errors on envelopes.


Not every letter is capitalized while we write; nor is capitalization an unwelcome change. This set of printable worksheets deal with when to and not to capitalize, so kids don't feel left alone in this vast topic.

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