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Comma Rules Mini Lessons and Mentor Sentence Activities - Distance Learning

Grade Levels
6th - 10th
Standards
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Pages
56 pages
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Description

Does pesky punctuation have you in a funk? There are so many rules about punctuation in the English language! Do you need a succinct tool that will help you to capture the most important comma rules your students need to utilize in their writing?

This mini unit features mini lessons on commas in a series, words of direct address, direct quotations, introductory material, plus four more comma rules and two semicolon rules.

RESOURCE CONTENTS...

A 36 slide editable PowerPoint presentation with...

  • 8 important rules for commas, like commas in a series and interrupters
  • 2 key guidelines for semicolons
  • 4 review activities with student practice sentences...use them as brain breaks with your students on the spot.
  • You can import this presentation to Google Slides, if you prefer.

An editable PowerPoint file with...

  • printable versions of the student practice sentences from the presentation
  • mentor sentences from young adult literature for students to imitate

A PDF comma rules sorting activity...

  • so that students can practice identifying and sorting sentences that use the comma rules they are studying

DIGITAL VERSIONS OF ALL OF THE ABOVE...

  • So that you can use this resource for distance learning. The digital versions are on Google Slides. The digital resource is a secure version that cannot be edited.

IDEAS FOR USE

You can use this resource in different ways. For example, go through the rules and practice sentences all at once and follow up with mentor sentence application and the sorting activity. Or, you might decide to break the rules apart and use the four suggested mini lessons.

This commas and semicolons lesson always leads to engaged learning and interesting discussion amongst my students. I hope it does the same for yours.

Rules for Commas and Semicolons is ideal for middle and high school students. It's great for introduction, review, and test prep. Happy teaching!

If you like this resource, you may be interested in other similar items available in my store, like these!

Sentence Structure Mentor Sentences

Types of Sentences Bundle

The Oxford Comma Mini Lesson

Grammar Games Bundle

Subjects and Predicates Bundle

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Total Pages
56 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
3 days
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use a semicolon (and perhaps a conjunctive adverb) to link two or more closely related independent clauses.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Use punctuation (comma, ellipsis, dash) to indicate a pause or break.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Use a comma to separate coordinate adjectives (e.g., It was a fascinating, enjoyable movie but not He wore an old[,] green shirt).

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