Mechanics - End Punctuation
Use an exclamation point to end an exclamatory sentenceAn exclamatory sentence shows strong feeling. Declarative, imperative, or interrogative sentences can be made into exclamatory sentences by punctuating them with an exclamation point.
Source: Lesson 91 or any strong exclamation. (A strong exclamation is called an interjectionAn interjection is a word or word group that shows feeling. A mild interjection is followed by a comma; a strong interjection is followed by an exclamation mark.
Source: Lesson 85.) Many exclamations begin with how or what.
The assignment is due tomorrow!
Do you know the man!
Instructions: Put the needed punctuation in each of these sentences.
1. What a game that was
2. Wow Our team won in the last minute
3. How lovely your Christmas decorations are
4. Oh I need to hurry
5. What I did exactly what you asked
Note: Any sentence can have an exclamation point if you want to say it in that way.