Read the first sentence and identify the two main clauses. Between which two words should a semi-colon be placed?
Read the second sentence and identify the two main clauses. Between which two words should a semi-colon be placed? The sentence is also missing a comma. Where do you think it should be placed?
Write your own scintillating sentence about the animals featured in the film clip. It must include a semi-colon to mark a boundary between two closely related main clauses. Try to use some of the descriptive words from the Word Wall.
1) The frightened monkeys abandoned the juicy berries it was now the turn of the piraputanga to feast on the flavoursome fruit.
2) The hunt ended in failure however it wasn’t long before another opportunity presented itself.