Monday, March 8, 2010

The Exclamation Point Always Has to Shout!

Sometimes it's helpful to view the world through someone else's eyes. We learn much this way. How about viewing the world through someTHING's eyes? Say an exclamation mark or an apostrophe? This fun twist on perspective might help kids understand punctuation marks and why they 'act' as they do! Simon Basher's book below offers this unique perspective and I have a feeling reading through this would help kids better grasp the nuances of punctuating sentences. And of course the exclamation mark is a loud mouth! Could it be any other way?

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