Presentation on theme: "Get out your R/W Notebooks, make a new entry in the “Notes” section titled “Grammar – Commas”. Read SILENTLY!"— Presentation transcript:
Get out your R/W Notebooks, make a new entry in the “Notes” section titled “Grammar – Commas”. Read SILENTLY!
End marks signal a full stop. Commas signal a brief pause. A comma may be used to separate elements in a sentence or to set off part of a sentence. Include a comma in your writing when you want your reader to group information in your sentence. As we go through the rest of the notes, mark down specific information on how to use commas in each of the situations we cover today.
On your desk, write the word before a comma is needed, and the comma. EX: The forest animals included deer squirrels skunks and rabbits. On my desk, I would write: deer, squirrels, skunks, and rabbits
Emma wanted a cat or dog but her mother is allergic to them. dog,
Brad searched diligently yet he could not find the socks for his uniform. diligently,
This pocket watch is valuable to me for it belonged to my grandfather. me,
Put the milk back in the refrigerator or it will turn sour. refrigerator,
The hikers tramped over rocks across a stream and into a dark forest. rocks, stream,
The actors dancers and musicians all came on stage for a bow after the performance. actors, dancers,
My courses this year are English math science social studies and Spanish. English, math, science, studies,
A tall elegant model walked across the stage. tall,