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Students learn how to use commas efficiently through a visual representation. Practice is included at the end to ensure understanding.

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Comma Powerpoint

  1. 1. Commas<br />2.6.5 <br />Punctuation:Use commas in the greeting (Dear Sam,) and closure of a letter (Love, or Your friend,) and with dates (March 22, 2000) and items in a series (Tony, <br />
  2. 2. Comma Rule #1<br />Use before a conjunction (and, for, but, or, nor, so)<br />
  3. 3. Comma Rules 2 &3<br />Dates<br />June 4th, 2005<br />Places<br />Indianapolis, Indiana<br />
  4. 4. Comma Rule #4<br />Use commas to separate a series.<br />She ate cake, ice cream, and cookies at the party.<br />
  5. 5. Comma Rule #5<br />Letter Greeting<br />
  6. 6. Comma Rule #6<br />Letter Closure<br />
  7. 7. Comma Rules 5 & 6Letter Examples:<br />Greeting:<br />Dear Miss A,<br />Dear Mom,<br />Dear Santa,<br />Closure:<br />Love,<br />Your friend,<br />Thanks again,<br />The commas are at the end of the greeting and at the end of the closure.<br />
  8. 8. Comma Practice<br />Take out a piece of paper and rewrite the sentence correctly.<br />Frank Lucy Sammy and Bob bought shirts shoes and pants yesterday. <br />
  9. 9. Comma Practice Cont.<br />On the same piece of paper, fix the following dates and places.<br />1. December 16th 1991<br />2. Fishers Indiana<br />3. Sydney Australia<br />4.June 18th 2005<br />
  10. 10. How many commas are missing?<br />Dear Mom<br />I am having a blast at summer camp. Remember my friends Sally and Julie? Well yesterday Sally Julie and I went for a walk to the park. It was so much fun! I forgot to tell you that it is also Julie was born on July 18th 2002. That means she will be 9 and we need to go shopping for her gift very soon or else we won’t have her gift in time. Cant wait to see you soon.<br />Love<br />Kate<br />PS. Don’t forget to send my card to Grandma and Grandpa in Miami Florida!<br />

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