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COMMAS Page 35 & 36 Judy, Woovis, and Rowena Using Commas with a word list or phrase list. Using Commas in dates and places.
Three or More 1. Judy lent Woovis a hat boots and suspenders for a big dance. 2. Frogs dogs and cats were all invited to the dance. 3. Woovis danced with two frogs, and three cats.
Which one is correct? 1. Everyone peacefully danced pranced and visited, for a while. 2. The trouble began when one cat hissed, and growled, at a dog. 3. The dog chased the cat out the door, past the parking lot, and into the barn.
Correct the Comma Errors 1. Everyone followed behind, hopping, running and chasing after the two. 2. Woovis’ hat fell off as he watched the dog, chase the cat, over the bridge under the hedge and through the garden.
Examples of Dates using Commas 1I was born on May 1, 1994. 2On May 1, 1994, I was born. Notice, comma after the day (1) and after the year when the year is within the sentence. 1I was born in Milan, Ohio. 2Milan, Ohio, is where I was born. Notice, comma always between city and state and after state when used within the sentence.
Practice 1. Before March 15 1989 no pigs had ever ice skated. 2. Rowena’s great-grandfather invented skates for pigs on March 15 1989. 3. He tested the pig skates on a lake in Bryan Ohio. 4. Pigs from as far way as Detroit Michigan came to watch. 5. Word of the successful test spread as far as London England.
Are they Correct? Yes / No 1. On January 15, 1999, pigs celebrated the first Skate Day. 2. The celebration started in Las Vegas Nevada. 3. From there, it spread to Berkeley California and Boise Idaho. 4. In Tokyo, Japan, pigs held a 24-hour Skate-a- thon. 5. On January 15, 2009 pigs will celebrate the 10 th annual Skate Day.