Punctuation Class 5 English Grammar

Punctuation Class 5 English Grammar has been prepared for learning English Grammar of Class 5 under CBSE, ICSE, and Other State boards as Lesson No 33. Class 5 students in their English Grammar learning process will get help from the Punctuation Class 5 English Grammar to achieve better speaking and writing skills in English.

This Lesson 33, Punctuation Class 5 English Grammar contains – Conjunction Definition, Some common prepositions, Kinds of Prepositions, and Difference Adverb and Preposition with a practice worksheet at the end for better knowledge for class 5.

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About Punctuation Class 5 English Grammar

Capital letters and marks of punctuation make our writing easier to read.

Capital Letters

A capital letter is used

1. to begin a sentence. 


  • These children are very noisy,
  • He is an engineer.

2. for titles and names of people, places, streets, and buildings. 


  • Dr. Arvind Thapa is a consultant at Leeds Hospital in Kolkata.
  • The Charminar is close to Laad Bazaar and Mecca Masjid.

3. for the pronoun I.


  • Yesterday, I went to the mall.

4. for titles of works, books, magazines, and films.


  • the Mona Lisa
  • the Outlook
  • War and Peace
  • The Adventures of Tintin.

5. for months of the year and days of the week. 


  • Mother’s Day is on the second Sunday of May.

6. for names of festivals and national holidays.


  • Christmas
  • New Year’s Eve
  • Gandhi Jayanti
  • Independence Day

7. for names of rivers, oceans, seas and lakes, 


  • the Ganga
  • the Indian Ocean
  • the Caspian Sea
  • the Dal Lake

8. for names of geographical formations, such as mountain ranges, mountains and deserts.


  • Independence Day
  • the Himalayas
  • Mt Everest
  • the Thar Desert

9. for nationalities and nationalities as adjectives. 


  • Chinese food
  • Italian cheese
  • the British
  • the French

10. to begin every new line of a poem. 


  • If I were Lord of Tartary,
  • Myself and me alone,
  • My bed should be of ivory.
  • Of beaten gold my throne.

Full Stop (.)

A full stop is used:

1. at the end of a declarative sentence and an imperative sentence. 


  • The Golden Temple is a holy shrine in Amritsar, Punjab.
  • Drive slowly.

Note: We do not use full stops after titles and initials in British English.


  • Dr CV Raman

2. for abbreviations. 


  • I will meet you at 10:00 a.m.

Comma (,)

A comma is used

1. to separate words or phrases in a list. 


  • Buy a kilo of sugar, a packet of salt, a jar of coffee, a bottle of jam, and a loaf of bread.

Note: p.m. stands for post meridiem meaning ‘after noon’. a.m. stands for ante meridiem meaning ‘before noon’. Ph.D., M.A., B.A., B.Sc, B.Com, M.P.

2. to separate an introductory word or phrase in a sentence. 


  • By the way, the picnic has been postponed by a week.

3. after a noun that addresses someone. 


  • Rita, please wait here.

4. to separate a question tag from the rest of the sentence.


  • Assam is a beautiful state, isn’t it?

5. between the words spoken by someone and the rest of the sentence. 


  • ‘Swimmers with long hair must wear caps,‘ said the coach.
  • Sujata cried, ‘Wait for me!’

Question Mark (?)

A question mark is used:

1. at the end of a question. 


  • Has anyone seen my geography book?

Exclamation Mark (!)

An exclamation mark is used

1. at the end of an exclamatory sentence. 


  • What a charming lady your mother is!

2. after an interjection or a short command. 


  • Hurray! We won the match.
  • Get out!

Quotation marks (‘…’)

The quotation marks are used

1. to separate the actual words spoken by a person from the rest of the sentence.


  • ‘Your projects must be completed by tomorrow,’ said the teacher.

Apostrophe (‘)

The apostrophe is used

1. to show possession. 


  • This is Vikram’s bag.
  • My friend’s brother is a pilot.

2. to show missing letters in words. 


  • It’s very hot today! (It’s = It is)
  • I can’t come tomorrow. (can’t = cannot)
  • I’ll go to the bazaar tomorrow evening. (I’ll = I will)
  • I’ve got your book today. (I’ve = I have)

Worksheet: Punctuation Class 5 English Grammar

A. Punctuate these sentences correctly using capital letters, full stops, commas, apostrophes, inverted commas, question marks, and exclamation marks.

1. i thought i saw a cat said tweety bird


2. supermans favourite line is up up and away


3. how dare you speak to her like that


4. cricket may be the national sport of england but it is very popular in many other countries as well.


5. on christmas day when jane woke up in the morning she saw a stocking hanging by the side of her bed


6. when you go to the mall please buy fruits vegetables eggs and butter


7. the soldiers have been living in camps for many months now


8. mr bansal the principal welcomed us on the first day of school


9. the air india flight from london lands in delhi at 11:55 am


10. do you know the name of the smallest country in the world


11. the mercedes-benz is a very expensive car isn’t it


12. sangeeta is an m a in english from cambridge university


13. which is taller-sears tower or the empire state building


14. wonderful thats very good news


15. the macaw is a large brightly coloured bird found mostly in rainforests


Class 5 English Grammar: All Topics & Chapters????:

Chapter 1. Parts of speech

Chapter 2. The sentence and Types

Chapter 3.  Subject and Predicate

Chapter 4. Nouns and their Types

Chapter 5. Noun and Number

Chapter 6. Noun and Gender

Chapter 7. Articles

Chapter 8. Pronouns and their Classifications

Chapter 9. Verbs and Types of Verbs  

Chapter 10. Regular Verbs Irregular Verbs List 

Chapter 11. Subject and Verb  Agreement 

Chapter 12. Simple Present Tense 

Chapter 13. Present Continuous Tense 

Chapter 14. Present Perfect Tense 

Chapter 15. Present Perfect Continuous Tense 

Chapter 16. Simple Past Tense 

Chapter 17. Past Continuous Tense 

Chapter 18. Past Perfect Tense 

Chapter 19. Past Perfect Continuous Tense 

Chapter 20. Simple Future Tense 

Chapter 21. Future Continuous Tense 

Chapter 22. Future Perfect Tense 

Chapter 23. Future Perfect Continuous Tense 

Chapter 24. Tense Exercises 

Chapter 25. Modal Verbs 

Chapter 26. Adjectives and their Types 

Chapter 27. Degree of Adjectives 

Chapter 28. Adverbs and Comparison 

Chapter 29. Prepositions and their Uses 

Chapter 30. Conjunctions 

Chapter 31. Direct and Indirect Speech 

Chapter 32. Transformation of Sentences 

Chapter 33. Punctuation