Children's writing: using exclamation marks - by Adrian
What an action-packed Sonic story full of accurately used exclamation marks, Adrian, including using them for speech and for noises. It's a great technique to start your writing with action and sound. Well done! I also spotted two similes – It ran like a tiger or even a zebra. / Sonic ran as fast as lightning. Fabulous and thank you for sharing!
To help other children, here is a list of ways we can use an exclamation mark in this type of story:
- What a calamity! What a mess!
- How strange it was!
- “Meoooow!” it cried. “Meoooow!”
- Bang! Crash!
- Get down!
Let's read your super story!