Comma Rules and Usage! Everything kids need to review 1st-4th grade comma rules is right here in this FUN coloring activity!
★ Commas with Dates
★ Commas with Addresses
★ Commas with Dialogue (speech tags)
★ Commas in Lists
★ Commas in Friendly Letters
Students will identify comma rules in sentenc
The rules are:Use a comma after an introductory phrase or clause.Use commas to set off an interrupting phrase or clause.Use a comma with a conjunction to separate two independent clauses. Use commas to separate items in a series.Use one or more commas to separate a quotation from its speaker.This pr
A no-nonsense list of the top 10 basic comma rules--includes examples of each. Teach one-by-one and prompt students to use during the writing process.
Has become a much requested document in my middle and high school classes because it is user-friendly.
This is a 12 question task card set covering basic comma rules. Most questions are STAAR formatted capitalization questions, but a few require students to rewrite a sentence with errors. This covers basic comma rules like offsetting introductory words and phrases, separating the day and year in a da
This is a 22-question quiz/worksheet that utilizes basic comma rules. Commas in a series, date, commas with adjectives, two independent clauses with a conjunction are all used on this sheet. This is a great time saver! Nothing is worse than having to come up with those pesky examples!
This 181-page bundle of grammar packets is a helpful resource for teaching composition at the middle and high school levels. Concepts covered include applying comma and semicolon rules, using verbals, navigating verb tenses, writing in the active voice, applying principles of capitalization, and mo
Mentor Sentences - Commas
Time for Punctuation Power!
Students often know the basics of sentence and paragraph writing, but they struggle with common punctuation rules which add sophistication to their writing. Not anymore!
This resource uses mentor sentences to teach Comma Corrections (without
Mentor Sentences are a game-changer! Are your students stuck writing the same boring sentences? Want them to improve their writing using technology? Try these digital mentor sentences! Using engaging examples of fantastic writing, these Mentor Sentences are the best way to teach grammar and improv
This is a Comma Usage Cheat Sheet/Graphic Organizer. There are three columns in this graphic organizer: 1) When to use the comma 2) Examples of how to use the comma3) Column for students to write in their own examples of how to use the commaThis is not a comprehensive list of ALL the comma usage rul
Understanding the basic use of commas helps students with reading fluency, reading comprehension, and writing fluency. This is best integrated over a 2 week period. Each day should only take approximately 15-20 minutes to introduce a rule.
This is called “Colorful Commas” because each rule was ra
This lesson is designed to help students build knowledge about when to use commas. The lesson can be taught by you or a substitute in one to two class periods (and I’ve had teachers tell me they have done this with great success), but I planned it to be taught as mini-lessons every day for a week.
This is a basic activity for students to demonstrate their understanding of COMMA RULES!PDF AND DIGITAL-ENABLED FOR DISTANCE LEARNINGThe directions instruct students to insert the commas where necessary and write the comma rule below the sentence. Included are --items in a series,--addresses, --dat
Comma study guide and test (quiz). The test includes 25 questions where commas are to be inserted correctly. The study guide includes the comma rules and examples. An answer key is included. I use this as a journal on the board and go over each rule - one rule a day. The students write down the s
This resource book is for students in Grades 2-4. Basic rules, practice and proofreading are developed for the comma and apostrophe. Comma:Separate city, state and city, countrySeparate day of month from the year in a dateSeparate the year when other words follow in a sentenceSeparate the name of pe
This is a 15 question multiple choice skill check. It is easy to use, print and go!Most questions are related to comma rules. There are also a few review questions that cover contractions, double negatives, and basic grammar.Questions are worded and formatted as STAAR questions, but instead of readi
Understanding the basic use of commas helps students with reading, comprehension, and writing. Have your students practice with this set of worksheets. It includes notes for the 4 rules, 5 quizzes and the answer key.These quizzes cover the following comma rules...(1) Commas in a series (quiz 1)(2)
Need a quick comma review for middle and high school? Use this engaging slide show on the Oxford Comma rules. Funny memes will have your students engaged . There is a practice section to test student's new knowledge. Your students will get a solid understanding about the basics of comma use with thi
The aim of this mini series is for ESL students to learn basic English rules and punctuation. This series is aimed at beginners and will get harder as the series goes on.The worksheets all have the same theme - to find the errors in the sentences.Each pack contains both US and UK versions of the wor