|A colon lesson plan to develop the understanding of the use of a colon. Locate 5 uses of a colon from different writing selections either in a book or online. Answer the |
following four questions about the use of the colon for each colon you found.
? Why do you think the writer used a colon in the sample?
? Why do you think the writer chose a colon over a semi colon, comma or a period?
? Based on the use of the colon, write a rule about it.
? In your opinion, could a comma, period or semi colon have been used instead? Why or why not?