NCO Primary Leadership Subjects
Writers use punctuation marks to clearly communicate a message to readers. Too
description little or too much punctuation can make the meaning of your writing
This lesson provides rules and practice for using punctuation marks in writing simple
and compound sentences, quotations, parenthetical remarks, and paragraphs.
The enabling learning objective (ELO) for this lesson is:
Apply the rules of correct punctuation to writing samples.
Given the material in this lesson.
Apply the rules of correct punctuation for commas,
semicolons, quotation marks, italics and underlining,
parentheses, dashes, brackets, hyphens, and apostrophes.