Beginning and Ending a Sentence

Contributor: Melissa LaRusso. Lesson ID: 10710

"is it hard to read this sentence I bet it is why is that you don't know when to stop and breath" Sentences need capital letters and periods. A silly song and cotton balls teach how to start and stop!



English / Language Arts
learning style
personality style
Grade Level
Primary (K-2)
Lesson Type
Quick Query

Lesson Plan - Get It!


Have some fun with The Sentence Song: Scratch Garden:

Remember "The Sentence Song" when you are writing sentences that begin with a capital letter and end with punctuation!

Now watch this excerpt from the Lesson 1 Simple Sentences video (below) that shows more about the beginnings and endings of sentences. You will come back to this video in the Related Lessons found in the right-hand sidebar:


Did you notice in the video the teacher called period marks "full stops"? This is one way to think about what you do when you get to a period mark in a sentence. You make a full stop for a breath before continuing your reading!

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