English Language KS3: Colons and Semi-Colons

Part of a series of animated films, following a cast of characters’ adventures and mishaps as they get to grips with grammatical terms.

In this film Farmer Frank learns about colons and semi-colons whilst egg collecting, unaware that his ostriches have laid a trap for him...

This clip is from the series Grammar for 11-14 year olds.

Teacher Notes

Students explore when semicolons are used and practise adding them to sentences.

Starter activity in a lesson exploring complex sentences.

Curriculum Notes

This clip is suitable for teaching English at Key Stage 3 or Third Level.