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289 resources with the concept commas

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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA: Module 3, Unit 3: Writing a Narrative Based on an Event from the Life of Frederick Douglass

For Teachers 7th Standards
Unit 3 of Module 3 collection of eleven lessons has seventh graders crafting their own children’s picture book. Patterned after Frederick Douglass: The Last Day of Slavery, the illustrated children's book they read in Unit 2, writers...
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Daily Warm-Ups: Grammar and Usage

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
If grammar practice is anywhere in your curriculum, you must check out an extensive collection of warm-up activities for language arts! Each page focuses on a different concept, from parts of speech to verbals, and provides review...
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Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
If you're planning on teaching grammar in your fifth or sixth grade class, take a look at a packet of language arts activities that would be perfect for any grammar lesson. Covering skills such as parts of speech, sentence and paragraph...
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Punctuation Theater

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Break out the slide whistles, triangles, and tambourines. It's time for a punctuation lesson. This richly detailed plan is loaded with ideas and activities for using rhythm instruments to accent the punctuation in folk tales. A great way...
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Comma Splices

For Students 7th - 12th
Ah, the comma splice; somehow it works its way into middle and high schoolers' writing quite often. To start, this instructional activity defines comma splice and focuses on the four ways to correct them. For practice, pupils correct the...
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Appositive Phrases

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
The beauty in this presentation about appositives is the color coding. Terms are defined, examples are given and a practice exercise is included. Especially great for visual learners.
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Teaching Appositives

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Explore appositives, phrases that immediately follow the noun they modify, using sentence strips, examples, and collaborative learning. The class works together to identify appositives and use commas to properly punctuate them. Partners...
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Commas and Colons and Semicolons? OH MY!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Take a close look at both the definitions and uses of commas, colons, and semicolons. Commas set off clear parts of sentences, colons come before an explanation, and semicolons join two complete thoughts. Review these types of...
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Fragments, Comma Splices, and Fused Sentences

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
This excellent resource has the audience focus on ways to create complete sentences. As the presentation progresses, they see many examples of sentences that are fragments, run-ons, and ones that are punctuated incorrectly. They then...
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Commas, Semicolons, and Colons Using Famous Quotes

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Ten famous quotes are written on these slides, at first without punctuation. After giving learners a chance to punctuate the quotes, the correct punctuation is shown. Use memorable words to develop long-term grasp of how to use commas,...
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Quotation Marks, Commas, And More

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Correctly punctuating a character's dialogue can become a fun activity as students learn to use quotation marks, commas, and more.
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Eva's Code

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students understand the importance of punctuation in a sentence. In this codes lesson, students write a pen pal letter using codes for the punctuation. Students send a key to break the code if needed.
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How we use Commas for Clauses!

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Commas can be tricky to use and can also greatly affect sentence meanings. Use this wonderful PowerPoint to remind your class when it is appropriate to use a comma. The last slide includes sentence samples for practice.
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Connecting Ideas

For Teachers 7th - 8th
The proper way to connect ideas in a sentence is covered in the comprehensive resource. First, learners discuss how to use and, but, and or to connect ideas. Then, they explore the use of other commonly used words. Finally, they look at...
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End of Unit Assessment and Independent Reading Review

For Teachers 7th Standards
Reader, writer, illustrator ... scholars wear many hats! Pupils become experts in recommending books to their classmates as they write reviews of their independent reading books. Next, after finishing the second draft of their children's...
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Question Tags Are Fun, Aren't They?

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Good writing takes practice, doesn't it? Here, a instructional activity emphasizes the importance of using question tags to improve a written piece. A discussion opens a dialogue about the purpose of a question tag. The class reads...
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Correcting Run-On Sentences: Commas and Conjunctions

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Young grammarians learn how to correct run-on sentences by adding coordinating conjunctions and commas.
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For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Every time you pause while reading, you should insert a comma, right? Not necessarily. Using a comma to indicate a pause is just one of the myths addressed in a handout related to the pesky punctuation mark. After reviewing common...
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Leprechaun Message

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Spark wonder and add whimsy to your St. Patrick's Day celebration with a lesson that creates a festive atmosphere and challenges scholars to examine a message sent from a visiting leprechaun. 
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Comma Review One

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Commas are helpful for separating names of cities from states, setting off interjections, and listing items in a series. Practice the many uses of commas with a set of grammar exercises designed for both elementary and middle school...
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Commas and Introductory Elements: Clauses

For Students 5th Standards
Introductory clauses are clauses that come before a main clause. Young grammarians practice adding commas after introductory clauses, specifically adverbial introductory clauses.
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Language Arts Worksheets

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Looking for some quick grammar warm-ups? What about handy spelling crossword puzzles? Find everything you need with a resource that contains practice worksheets for parts of speech, parts of a sentence, common grammatical errors, tricky...
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The Power of Punctuation

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
A misplaced comma can change the meaning of an entire sentence. Practice perfect punctuation with a collection of songs, games, worksheets, and writing prompts. From pasta punctuation marks to comma necklaces, there's something for...
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Capitalization and Punctuation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How many of the pupils in your language arts class can differentiate between a colon and a semicolon? Clarify common conventions, including end punctuation, proper capitalization, and sentence structure, with a series of helpful grammar...