Colons for lists: Indian giant squirrel
Identify where the punctuation marks should go in the first sentence.
Rewrite the second sentence so that a colon introduces the list. Remember – the introductory clause must be able to stand alone. (It needs to be a main clause.)
Using some of the words from the Word Wall, write your own scintillating sentence that includes a colon to introduce a list about the animals featured in the clip. You can base your sentence around a list of items or actions made from words that appear in the Word Wall.
1) The Indian giant squirrel has a number of interesting features it has multi-coloured fur a long brush-like tail and strong claws for gripping bark.
2) Indian giant squirrels make their globe-shaped nests from small twigs, leaves from the canopy and climbing plants.