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Paperrater.com is a free paper proofreading service. You can paste any paper into the website, and it will correct any punctuation or basic writing errors you may have made. More »

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Interactive learning sites for kids include Weebly.com and FunBrain.com. Weebly.com hosts interactive activities for kids in a broad range of subjects such as math, English, typing, art, holidays and science. Each catego... More »

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There are numerous free online punctuation checkers available, some of which include Gingersoftware.com, Punctuationchecker.org, and GrammarCheck.net. These free online punctuation checkers evaluate a piece of text for s... More »

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The most common punctuation mark in the English language is the period. Every sentence requires one to mark its end. Commas, colons, and semicolons are also common punctuation marks. These three punctuation marks are use... More »

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Common punctuation marks are periods, commas, question marks and exclamation points. Sentences that make a direct statement end in a period. Periods also indicate abbreviations. Rules call for not using an additional per... More »

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Basic rules of punctuation include the need for punctuation to be parallel, the use of a dash as a strong comma, and the use of apostrophes to show possession or indicate omission. Also, writers use semicolons to join tw... More »

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For proper punctuation, "The Chicago Manual of Style" and the Modern Language Association direct writers to set the title of a book in italics. This rule applies to book titles within essays or lists of works cited. Abou... More »

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