Do your students know when and when NOT to use commas? Use these bright and engaging posters with sports-themed mentor sentences to review rules for correct comma usage with middle and high school ELA classes. These punctuation "rules" are based on style guidelines from MLA 8 and Strunk and White's The Essentials of Style.
Comma Rules include:
★ items in series
★ places and addresses
★ titles or degrees after names
★ coordinate adjectives
★ adverbs (transitional adverbs and "too")
★ contrast or contradiction
★ nouns of direct address
★ introductory phrases
★ compound sentences
★ dependent clauses in complex sentences
★ nonessential or parenthetical phrases and clauses
★ to prevent confusion
★ do not use a comma...
★ 18 posters - 8 1/2 x 11" for easy printing on your color printer
★ separate print files optimized for high resolution printing at 11x14" and 16x20"
★ all files are PDF format and ready to print
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Use these posters with my Comma Rules Interactive Notebook Flip Book
from the Mixed-Up Files
of Mrs. B