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COMMA RULES. Dates A. September 20 2011 B. September 20, 2011 B A. September 2011 B. September, 2011 A.

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1 COMMA RULES

2 Dates A. September B. September 20, 2011 B A. September 2011 B. September, 2011 A

3 Geographical address A. The address of the school is 1533, Hwy 85 South, Fayetteville GA B. The address of the school is 1533 Hwy 85, South Fayetteville, GA C. The address of the school is 1533 Hwy 85 South, Fayetteville, GA. C A. I live in Fayetteville GA B. I live in Fayetteville, GA B

4 Items in a series A. Mrs. Garrett yelled at kids, threw kids out the door and beat them up. B. Mrs. Garrett yelled at kids, threw kids out the door, and beat them up. B

5 Parenthetical Expressions A. Students, in my opinion, should be respectful of others. B. Students in my opinion, should be respectful of others. C. Students in my opinion should be respectful of others. A

6 Introductory Word/Noun of Direct Address A. Yes, I would love to have some of your dark chocolate. B. Yes I would love to have some of your dark chocolate. A A. No Matthew, you can not skip all of your other classes and stay in English all day! B. No, Matthew, you can not skip all of your other classes and stay in English all day! C. No Matthew you can not skip all of your other classes and stay in English all day! B

7 TAAN or TABN A. Anna Grace is sweet and kind to her friends. B. Anna Grace, sweet and kind, is a good friend to others. B TAAN A. The big, strong boy ran after the football. B. The big strong boy ran after the football. A TABN A. Sharity’s big red hat covered her face. B. Sharity’s big, red hat covered her face. A.

8 Appositives A. My favorite teacher Mrs. Garrett is amazing! B. My favorite teacher, Mrs. Garrett, is amazing! A A. The TV show “Castle” had its season premiere last night. B. The TV show, Castle,” had its season premiere last night. A. A. English, the best subject ever, is exciting every day! B. English the best subject ever, is exciting every day! A

9 Participial Phrases A. Yelling at the students the teacher gave them all silent lunch. B. Yelling at the students, the teacher gave them all silent lunch. B The teacher yelling at the students gave them all silent lunch. The teacher, yelling at the students,gave them all silent lunch. A

10 Introductory Adverb Phrase A. Throughout the year I learned a great deal about English. B. Throughout the year, I learned a great deal about English. B A. I learned a great deal throughout the year in English. B. I learned a great deal, throughout the year, in English. A.

11 Compound Sentences A. Caroline’s bow was really big, but she did not look like Mickey Mouse! B. Caroline’s bow was really big but she did not look like Mickey Mouse. A.

12 Adjective Clause A. The girls that are wearing really big bows are very good students! B. The girls, that are wearing really big bows, are very good students! A

13 Intro Adverb Clause A. As soon as we get to school, we have to go hug our favorite teacher! B. As soon as we get to school we have to go hug our favorite teacher! A A. We love to hug our favorite teacher as soon as we get to school. B. We love to hug our favorite teacher,as soon as we get to school. A


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