Semi-colons: silver ants
Read the first 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?
Continue the second sentence from the semi-colon. Make sure that it is a main clause and relates back to the first main clause.
Write your own scintillating sentence about the silver ants 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) Some silver ants were still foraging for food under the glare of the sun however others were burrowing deep into the sand.
2) The silver ants were ravenous; …