Although the em dash sounds like an event at a spring picnic—it is also something else.
It is a very useful form of punctuation.
The em dash is typically used without spaces on either side.
For more about the em dash, go to the Punctuation Guide here.
1. Write five sentences using the em dash.
2. Draw a cartoon about punctuation.
3. Dash outside and have fun!
Cartoon by Hilary Price.