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Using brackets, dashes and commas for extra information


Parenthesis adds extra information to a sentence. It is particularly useful for adding more information about a setting or character.


Brackets, dashes and commas can be used to show parenthesis.


For example:


Commas - The lion, who has sharp teeth, ate his dinner.

Brackets - The lion (who has sharp teeth) ate his dinner.

Dashes - The lion - who has sharp teeth - ate his dinner.


Click the link below to watch the video then focus on Activity 3 below. You have a choice of bronze, silver or gold.


1 star = Bronze

2 stars = Silver

3 stars = Gold


Gold, Silver & Bronze Activity Sheets