Comma to separate coordinating adjectives

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Comma to separate coordinating adjectives

  1. 1. Comma to SeparateCoordinating Adjectives 6th and 7th Grade Language
  2. 2.  You must separate coordinating adjectives with a comma.The Rule
  3. 3.  Don’t Forget: an adjective is a word that describes a noun!! Coordinating Adjectives are two or more adjectives that “separately” change a noun. If you can put an and or a but between two adjectives, you probably need a comma between them.What is a Coordinating Adjective?
  4. 4.  Mr. Buckwalter is a tall distinguished fellow. Mr. Buckwalter is a tall and distinguished fellow. Mr. Buckwalter is a tall, distinguished fellow.Examples
  5. 5.  Mr. Buckwalter lived in an old dilapidated house. Mr. Buckwalter lived in an old and dilapidated house. Mr. Buckwalter lived in an old, dilapidated house.More Examples
  6. 6.  Mr. Buckwalter always helps little old ladies cross the street. Mr. Buckwalter always helps little and old ladies cross the street. Mr. Buckwalter always helps little old ladies cross the street.
  7. 7.  The crowd cheered as the rhythmic pulsating music filled the stadium. The loud restless crowd anxiously awaited the start of the game. This cold December wind chills me to the bone. Mr. Buckwalter would like a warm tasty doughnut this morning.Practice
  8. 8.  The crowd cheered as the rhythmic, pulsating music filled the stadium. The loud, restless crowd anxiously awaited the start of the game. This cold December wind chills me to the bone. Mr. Buckwalter would like a warm, tasty doughnut this morning.Answers

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