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punctuation commas

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Kim O'Sullivan

on 10 March 2013

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Transcript of punctuation commas

COMMAS ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
What is a comma?
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I don't need to use a comma! WRONG! When to use commas 1. List commas
2. Commas in complex and compound sentences. What we will learn today List Commas This is a list My favorite fruits plums bananas apples plums bananas apples My favorite fruits are and , . List Comma Rules List Commas This is a procedural list This is how Betty made the cake; mixed the milk and eggs added the flour folded it carefully through the batter poured it all into the cake tin When Betty made the cake she mixed the milk and eggs added the flour folded it carefully through the batter poured it all into the cake tin and . , , 1. When you are listing 3 or more items in a sentence a comma must be used to separate the items. 2. When listing the last two items the word 'and' is used. My friends are Bobby, Matt, Luke, Ian and Todd. Using commas in
compound sentences Using commas in
complex sentences The 3 different types of sentences Example: The girl ate the jelly. A simple sentence has a subject and verb (doing word). A compound sentence contains two or more simple sentences, or complete thoughts. A simple sentence has one complete though, or one independent clause. The complete thoughts are joined together by conjunctions. F
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Simple Sentence Sentence Type 2
Compound Sentence the boy ate the cake. The girl ate the jelly. The boy ate the cake. or
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Complex sentence A complex sentence is a complete thought (independent clause), with one or more bits of added detail (dependent clause). The girl ate the jelly. after eating dinner. After eating dinner, the girl ate the jelly. The girl ate the jelly after eating dinner. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, The girl ate the jelly After eating dinner, the girl ate the jelly. The girl ate the jelly after eating dinner. , and the boy ate the cake. Comma Fails... Uhmmm, well kinda. You? Time to eat, children. Time for some Chinese, baby! Commas are used to seperate things to make it easier for the reader. The girl who usually hates sweet food ate the jelly. The girl ate the jelly usually hates sweet food , ,
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