The em dash

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.


Today’s Assignment:

1. Write five sentences using the em dash.

2. Draw a cartoon about punctuation.

3. Dash outside and have fun!


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Cartoon by Hilary Price.


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Class with Hilary Price April 25-29, 2016!