Language: Mechanics: Punctuation:

Colons and Semicolons

 RIT Range:
201-250
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Ladder
Learning Continuum Statements:
RIT 201-210:

• Uses a colon to introduce a list

RIT 211-220:

• Understands that a semicolon separates independent clauses connected by a conjunctive
adverb
• Uses a semicolon to separate independent clauses

RIT 221-230:

• Understands that a colon introduces a list
• Understands that a semicolon separates independent clauses
• Understands that a semicolon separates independent clauses connected by a conjunctive
adverb
• Uses a semicolon to separate independent clauses

RIT 231-240:

• Understands that a colon introduces a list
• Understands that a semicolon separates elements in a complex list
• Understands that a semicolon separates independent clauses
• Understands that a semicolon separates independent clauses connected by a conjunctive
adverb
• Uses a semicolon to separate independent clauses

RIT 241-250:

• Understands that a colon introduces a list
• Understands that independent clauses must be related to be joined by a semicolon

 

 

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