Two worksheets for comma practice – 20 sentences each, 40 sentences in total, answer keys are included. Some of the comma rules covered are listed below:
Use commas to separate independent clauses when they are joined by any of these seven coordinating conjunctions: and, but, for, or, nor, so, yet.
Use commas after introductory a) clauses, b) phrases, or c) words that come before the main clause.
Use a pair of commas in the middle of a sentence to set off clauses, phrases, and words that are not essential to the meaning of the sentence. Use one comma before to indicate the beginning of the pause and one at the end to indicate the end of the pause.
Use commas to separate items written in a series.
Use commas to separate two or more coordinate adjectives that describe the same noun.
Use a comma near the end of a sentence to separate contrasted coordinate elements or to indicate a distinct pause or shift.
Use commas to separate all geographical names, items in dates (except between the month and day), addresses (except between the street number and name), and titles in names.
Use a comma to shift between the main discourse and a quotation.
Use a comma to set off nouns of direct address.