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L7.2: I can use correct punctuation in my writing

COMMAS

Part I: Match the sentence in the left column to the comma rule it follows from the right column. Each rule will

only be used once.

1. Mrs. Blowers, our teacher, is the coolest.

2. She was an optimistic, intelligent student.

3. Hey, he threw my paper out the window!

4. “Andrew will go far in life,” the teacher said.

5. He has A’s in math, English, and science.

6. I wanted to go, but I had homework.

Part II: Find three sentences in a book, magazine, or other text that use commas in three different ways. Write

them below. Then, explain why each comma is needed.

A. Separating adjectives

B. Separating items in a list

C. Separating an extra part of the sentence

D. Separating an introductory phrase

E. Separating dialogue from the sentence

F. Joining two clauses with a FANBOYS

Sentence Why is the comma needed?

Part III: Create three of your own sentences that use commas in three different ways. Then, explain why each

comma is needed.

Sentence Why is the comma needed?

Bonus: Write one sentence that uses commas in ALL 6 of the ways listed in Part I of this paper.