This download provides nine comma worksheets and connected formative grammar assessments to determine mastery.
The worksheets include commas with speaker tags, with appositives, within series, with introductory words, with geographical names, with nouns of direct speech, with conjunctions, in letters, and with coordinate adjectives. Each worksheet has a short formative assessment to ensure mastery. Answers provided, of course.
To introduce the worksheets, you also get 20 concise articles with scripted introductions.
The introductions connect to prior learning and/or define key terms. Then click HERE on the article links and press PLAY to view the 20 Quick Video Lessons
(3–4 minutes each). Ms. Kinney (my ELA teaching colleague) will read the lessons with examples. You may require students to write the lessons in composition notebooks or use in Cornell Notes. Help students complete the Practice Sentence and the Writing Application per the directions.
Comma Articles and Quick Video Lessons
Commas with Dates
Commas in Letters
Commas in Addresses
Commas with Family Titles
Commas with Place Names
Commas with Tag Questions
Commas with Beginning Nouns of Direct Speech
Commas with Ending Nouns of Direct Speech
Commas with Middle Nouns of Direct Speech
Commas with Items in a List
Commas with Introductory Words
Commas with Introductory Clauses
Commas with Interjections
Commas in Quotation Marks and Speaker Tags in Dialogue
Commas in Compound Sentences
Commas with Phrases and Clauses
Commas with Complex Sentences
Commas with Coordinate Adjectives
Commas with Hierarchical Adjectives
Commas with Nonrestrictive Relative Clauses
Before purchasing, teachers may wish to check out the following full-year, Standards-based, grade-level grammar and mechanics programs, which include all 77 worksheets
plus much more…
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grades 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and high school programs include 56 scripted lessons (64 for high school) with Progressive Skills Standards review, definitions and examples, practice and error analysis, simple sentence diagrams, and mentor texts with writing applications. Formative assessments are woven into every 25-minute lesson.
Biweekly grammar, usage, mechanics, and vocabulary unit tests require students to define, identify, and apply their learning writing context.
Each program also provides the Diagnostic Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics Assessments with corresponding remedial worksheets to help your students catch up
while they keep up
with grade-level instruction. You will know exactly which worksheets to assign to which kids with these whole-class assessments: Differentiated Instruction!
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