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Commas

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Shannon Brown

on 24 September 2013

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Transcript of Commas

,
Use a comma
to separate
items in a series.

Ryan, Cam, Tamia, and Jack are
studying for their grammar test.
Rule #1
Rule #2
Rule #3
Use a comma
after a long
introductory
phrase.

After spending
hours studying for the test, we
wanted an A.
Use a comma to
separate clauses
joined by
conjunctions such
as and, but, and so.

Husna loves Cold Stone, but she occasionally stops at Sonic.
A punctuation mark (,) indicating
a pause between parts of a sentence.
It is also used to separate
items in a list.
Definition:
Commas
If you can use a
comma correctly
For the misuse
of commas.
Go to jail for
using commas
incorrectly.
For amazing
comma users!
Comma
Chest
Comma
Chest
Comma
Chest
,
,
,
,
Rule #4
Commas surround an appositive, or renamer, which you are able to pull out of the sentence without changing its meaning.

My sister, Holly, has an Arabian mare.
Rule #5
Certain types of
introductory words
are followed by a
comma.

Please, may I have a cookie?

Bishop, please open a window.
Rule #6
Use a comma to
separate a direct
quotation from its
introduction or tag.

George Washington once said, "This group deserves A's."
Use commas to
enclose parenthetical sentence
elements.

Our hard work and
dedication, which
occurred over the
past two weeks, should
result in the highest
grades.
"?,"
Rule #7
Slow children
crossing
Goat cheese
salad
ingredients:
lettuce,
tomato,
goat, cheese.
My interests
include
dancing,
reading,
shopping,
cooking dogs,
and playing
sports.
Time for
some
Chinese
baby!
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