COMMAS, COMMAs, and MORE COMMA’s
<ul><li>When do I use them? </li></ul><ul><li>In a SERIES </li></ul><ul><li>In a DIRECT ADDRESS </li></ul><ul><li>With INT...
Series  – when you make a list in a sentence, separate each item with a comma.
The cobblestone streets were full of Model T Fords, streetcars, and horse-drawn carts. I love football softball and volley...
Direct Address  –  when you talk to someone directly, separate their name with a comma(s) from the  rest of the words in  ...
Joseph you may be excused. Joseph, you may be excused. When you go to the store Susan please purchase some bread. When you...
Introductory Words  –  a word at the beginning of a sentence that creates a connection to the previous sentence  (yes, no,...
Yes you may go to the mall. Yes, you may go to the mall. No I wouldn’t ever forget my homework. No, I wouldn’t ever forget...
Appositives  –  a word  or phrase that  renames or explains another noun in  a sentence
Ms. Anderson our teacher is always on time. Ms. Anderson, our teacher, is always on time. Titanic the wildly popular movie...
What will you get, susan, for her Birthday? Danielle received candy, flowers, and a card from her boyfriend. Yes, I had th...
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  1. 1. COMMAS, COMMAs, and MORE COMMA’s
  2. 2. <ul><li>When do I use them? </li></ul><ul><li>In a SERIES </li></ul><ul><li>In a DIRECT ADDRESS </li></ul><ul><li>With INTRODUCTORY WORDS </li></ul><ul><li>With an APOSITIVE </li></ul>
  3. 3. Series – when you make a list in a sentence, separate each item with a comma.
  4. 4. The cobblestone streets were full of Model T Fords, streetcars, and horse-drawn carts. I love football softball and volleyball. My favorite classes are Language Arts Social Studies Reading and Math. The cobblestone streets were full of Model T Fords streetcars and horse-drawn carts. I love football, softball, and volleyball. My favorite classes are Language Arts, Social Studies, Reading, and Math. Series
  5. 5. Direct Address – when you talk to someone directly, separate their name with a comma(s) from the rest of the words in the sentence.
  6. 6. Joseph you may be excused. Joseph, you may be excused. When you go to the store Susan please purchase some bread. When you go to the store, Susan, please purchase some bread. Please don’t shout out in class, Stephen. Please don’t shout out in class Stephen. Direct Address
  7. 7. Introductory Words – a word at the beginning of a sentence that creates a connection to the previous sentence (yes, no, well, however).
  8. 8. Yes you may go to the mall. Yes, you may go to the mall. No I wouldn’t ever forget my homework. No, I wouldn’t ever forget my homework. Well, I never thought of that. Well I never thought of that. Introductory words However I have been to Florida. However, I have been to Florida.
  9. 9. Appositives – a word or phrase that renames or explains another noun in a sentence
  10. 10. Ms. Anderson our teacher is always on time. Ms. Anderson, our teacher, is always on time. Titanic the wildly popular movie was criticized for its bad script. Titanic, the wildly popular movie, was criticized for its bad script. A talented musician, Alicia Keys, makes her family proud. A talented musician Alicia Keys makes her family proud. Appositives
  11. 11. What will you get, susan, for her Birthday? Danielle received candy, flowers, and a card from her boyfriend. Yes, I had the best birthday ever! My favorite holiday, Halloween, will be on Firday. Review

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