If your students are anything like mine, you may sometimes throw up your hands at the lack (or misuse) of commas in their essays and stories. I created the Comma Basics Series of Power Point lessons with the goal of identifying the most egregious types of commas errors and addressing them in a clear and engaging way.
Comma Basics IV focuses on the use of commas in dates, addresses, and letters. Although this is a very basic skill that most middle school students have already mastered, I always have a class or two that needs a quick refresher. The lesson employs active student engagement strategies and written practice throughout. I hope you find it helpful! - Rae Galeazzi