Your students have been taught when to use commas, but they forget these things! Or maybe you have just finished a series of mini lessons on punctuation, or you want to provide your students with editing tools -- this quick reference will provide your students with a way to ensure they are using commas correctly.
Also perfect as a quick review to support students who are familiar with what the rules are, but need to be reminded of the basics. Great for writing centers, writer's workshop, peer review resource folder, and overall writing reference.
Streamlines your grading process as well. Students have an easy way to locate the correct ways to use commas -- no flipping through grammar books. The answers are at their fingertips!
This resource includes:
a one-page, foldable resource that addresses when commas should be used:
• independent clauses
• introductory element
• items in a series
• direct address
• coordinate adjectives
• nonrestrictive elements
• daily use (dates, addresses, etc.)
• transitional expressions
• direct quotes
• Also includes an expanded explanation on restrictive and nonrestrictive elements
• examples for each usage
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