Commas Rules, Practice, and Test. This comma rules unit contains a handout covering ten basic uses of the comma, a practice sheet and answer key with teaching tips, a test with answer key, and a proofreading exercise with answer key.
It can be used at virtually any ability level, either as an introduction to proper comma usage or as a review. It could be used by a substitute teacher as it contains correct answers with full explanations.
Students are often confused and mystified by comma rules. There are so many rules! Some of the rules are "optional." How can a rule be optional? Students need to know that this list does not address 100 percent of the rules for using commas; however, most of the everyday comma issues are covered.