Commas lesson plan-teacher copy

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Name: ____________________________ Date:_____________________ Proper Uses of Commas-Teachers Copy There are various ways and places to use commas at and here are 11 ways in which this can be done: 1. Use commas to separate independent clauses when they are joined by any of these seven coordinating conjunctions: and, but, for, or, nor, so, yet. Verina went out to dinner with her best friend, but the restaurant served terrible food Mini Exercise: Add the comma if necessary: 1. Shelly loved chocolate, but she was not in the mood to eat it now. 2. Travis hated his professor, so he made fun of him all the time 3. I wanted to study but forgot my calculator at home. 2. Use commas after introductory a) clauses, b) phrases, or c) words that come before the main clause. a. Common starter words for introductory clauses that should be followed by a comma include after, although, as, because, if, since, when, while. While I was running, my IPod broke Because she ate a lot, she felt like she was going to throw u b. Common introductory phrases that should be followed by a comma include participial and infinitive phrases, absolute phrases, nonessential appositive phrases, and long prepositional phrases (over four words). Having finished the test, he left the room. To get a seat, you'd better come early.
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