2 Using commas in a series Another word for series is “list.”Commas are used to separate words.Commas are placed after each item in a list, except the last item.
3 Examples: Red, white, and blue are the colors used on many flags. States in America include Texas, California, and Oregon.My uncle collects flags, stamps, and maps.
4 Take out your white board: Copy and complete these sentences. Use commas in your list. I like to eat _______ _________ and _________. ________ _______ _______ and ________ are four of my friends.,,,,,
6 Try It. Commas have been left out in the sentences below Try It! Commas have been left out in the sentences below. Put commas where they are needed in the lists.,,Fleas flies and bees drive me crazy!Insects eat things such as wood paper and even other insects.Bats birds and reptiles also eat insects.What is red juicy and healthy? An apple!,,,,,,
7 Practice Find each sentence that has commas in the right place Practice Find each sentence that has commas in the right place. Circle th letter in front of it.a. Cars can be red, blue, black, or green b. Trees can be tall short, thin or wide.a. The American flag is red, white, and blue b. The Italian flag is red white, and green.a. Bread, milk, and eggs are good for you b. Bread can be white rye or, whole wheat.a. Are football, basketball, and baseball, alike? b. Are swimming, diving, and ice skating alike?
8 Proofread Add commas where they are needed. Proofread Read the story and add commas where they are needed.Proofread Add commas where they are needed.,,Flowers have soft petals pretty colors and anice smell. To grow flowers you must plant theseeds water the plants and pull the weeds.Flowers look pretty in a garden in your officeor in your house. Today, we will plant purplepansies white daisies and lilies all around theborder of the garden.,,,,,,