8th Grade Punctuation Worksheet & Printable

Which of the following does the contraction, "who's" take the place of?

A

who is

B

who was

C

whose is

D

whose was

Standard: L.8.2

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Description: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

Determine which sentence shows the correct usage of the comma.

A

Please pick up glue, scissors, and construction paper.

B

The names of my pets are, Max, Goldie, and Emily.

C

I looked everywhere for my keys, including the trash and under the couch and in the kitchen.

D

none of the above

Standard: L.8.2

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Description: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

The following sentence is missing one or more commas. Determine which example shows the correct comma placement.

A

My uncle, who is an incredibly talented actor encouraged me to try out in the talent show.

B

My uncle who is an incredibly talented actor, encouraged me to try out in the talent show.

C

My uncle, who is an incredibly talented actor, encouraged me to try out for the talent show.

D

My uncle who, is an incredibly talented actor, encouraged me to try out for the talent show.

Standard: L.8.2

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Description: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

Select the sentence that shows the correct usage of the semicolon.

A

Her uncle is coming to visit; and he is traveling from far away.

B

This summer we went camping; always fun.

C

I enjoy the arts; I especially love to paint with watercolors.

D

I enjoy the arts and; I especially love to paint with watercolors.

Standard: L.8.2

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Description: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

Determine which sentence shows the correct usage of the apostrophe.

A

That girl is Mrs. Jones's daughter.

B

That girl is Mrs. Jones' daughter.

C

That girl is Mrs. Jones daughter.

D

none of the above

Standard: L.8.2

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Description: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.


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