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This Tutorial is a Student Study Guide on the understanding sentences and clauses. It comprises a 6-page Guided Notes Activity Worksheet and a 6-page Teacher’s Answer Key to accompany the Florida educational resources tutorial: Mysterious Punctuation Marks: Commas and complies with Florida Benchmark Standard #LAFS.7.L.1.2
In this tutorial, the student will learn how commas are commonly misused and various ways to correctly use a comma. The tutorial will guide the student in how commas are to be used with coordinating conjunctions to join independent clauses and how commas are used to separate coordinate adjectives.
By the end of this tutorial, the student should be able to use these rules to identify errors in comma usage and be able to apply these comma rules correctly.
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If you do not have a computer for each student, you can present the tutorial class activity completing each activity as you progress through the tutorial. If you have a smartboard, students can complete the activity at their seat, individually or with partners, and then come to the smartboard to present the answer. If you have computers or a laptop for each student, students can complete the tutorial and add answers as they progress through the tutorial at their own pace. Either way, students can then use the worksheet as a study guide for an assessment.