Transcript: Exclamation Mark part 2
Teacher Winnie is in her twenties, with straight brown hair in a half do. She wears glasses and a blue Homework Zone T-shirt.
She says HI, I'M TEACHER WINNIE, AND
TODAY WE'RE GONNA BE LOOKING AT
LET'S GO TO THE SMART BOARD.
WELL, WE KNOW THAT WHEN WE USE
AN EXCLAMATION MARK, WE WANT TO
SHOW A STRONG FEELING.
SO HERE'S A GOOD, STRONG
SENTENCE WE WANT TO SEE.
"DON'T TOUCH THE STOVE."
WE DON'T WANT TO SAY "DON'T
TOUCH THE STOVE," THAT DOESN'T
SHOW ME A STRONG FEELING.
BUT WE WANT TO ADD,
"DON'T TOUCH THE STOVE!"
NOW I KNOW SOME OF YOU LIKE TO
ADD A LOT OF EXCLAMATION MARKS,
BUT WHEN YOU READ THEM, YOU
CAN'T REALLY YELL IT OUT, AND
YOU CAN'T MAKE A DIFFERENCE.
SO, "DON'T TOUCH THE STOVE!!"
WITH ONE EXCLAMATION MARK IS
JUST AS EFFECTIVE AS HAVING FOUR
AND THAT WAY YOU CAN SAVE YOUR
JUST ONE IS ALL YOU NEED. "DON'T
TOUCH THE STOVE!"
RIGHT, SO WHEN WE DO EXCLAMATION
MARKS, TRY TO RESIST ADDING TOO
MANY EXCLAMATION MARKS.
I'M TEACHER WINNIE, AND THAT'S
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