Refine Your Results

Now... gain access to over 2 Million curated educational videos and 500,000 educator reviews to free & open educational resources

Get a 10 Day Free Trial

189 resources with the concept commas

+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Summer Bridge Activities

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Youngsters start by writing a story about going to outer space. They then solve math word problems, match words to their correct meaning by using a dictionary, solve multiplication and division problems, and add the correct prefixes and...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Proofreading: Lesson 2

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Identify and develop strategies for proofreading with your class. They read and identify the grammar rules for capitalization, end punctuation, and commas, correct errors as a class, and complete three worksheets. This resource includes...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Tag Questions - With Assorted Verbs

For Students 4th - 7th
If they are intrinsically motivated, your learners complete a 10-question matching online interactive quiz. They match sentences with the tag questions that go with them. They don't need to try on their own before the answers are...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Pesky Punctuation 1: The Comma

For Teachers 7th - 12th
From the purpose of punctuation to its proper uses, guide your learners with this presentation. Great visuals dissect sentences to show where a comma belongs and the different parts of a sentence. Help your class use commas only when...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Comma Exercise: Exercise 1

For Students 5th - 9th
In an exercise from the Purdue Online Writing Lab, learners can review 11 rules for comma usage. They then either label 21 sample sentences C for correct as is, or they identify which rule of comma usage is being broken. Though the...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Checking Grammar: Accuracy

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Get young writers in the practice of editing their work using this punctuation and grammar worksheet. They first read eight sentences with grammar issues, rewriting or checking off as correct. The sentence errors involve subject-verb...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

What's Missing?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Can you tell which punctuation mark is missing throughout this PowerPoint game? Each slide displays 10 punctuation marks and an empty spot for the missing one. Challenge your detectives to be the first one to figure out which mark is...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Every-Day Edit - Harriet Tubman

For Students 3rd - 8th
Young editors use this half-sheet paragraph about Harriet Tubman to practice proofreading skills. Errors needing correction include spelling, quotation marks, commas, there/their usage, and capitalization.
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Conquering the Comma

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Thoroughly review where to put commas: after an introductory clause, before a coordinating conjunction, around nonessential phrases, etc. Furthermore, avoid comma splices by adding a conjunction or semicolon or by starting a new sentence...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Commas vs Semicolons

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Middle schoolers arrange sentences to create correct punctuation use with commas and semicolons. Using FANBOYS, they define and recognize subordinate (dependent) vs. independent clauses, and other necessary parts of a sentence. They...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Punctuation (The Comma vs. The Semicolon)

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Explore English by participating in a grammar correcting activity. Elementary and middle schoolers distinguish when to use commas from when to use semicolons. Then they correct twelve sentences by placing commas and semicolons in the...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Commas Until You Cry!

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Various parts of speech are defined along with humorous examples spoken by a hungry crocodile in a 60-slide PowerPoint presentation. Slides seventeen and onward cover comma usage tips. Some sentence examples are obscured by other...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Generating Number Sequences

For Students 8th - 10th
Practicing number sequences, students solve 5 various problems that include determining various number sequences in each. First, they work out what number comes out of each of the given machines. Then, students write down the first five...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Punctuation: Visible Speech

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Examine the proper uses of punctuation with this easy PowerPoint. Simple, bold, and straightforward, each slide introduces a different symbol. Difficult or confusing instances are indicated as well.
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Second Grade Punctuation - Commas

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Practice punctuating sentences with commas with this series of worksheets! At first glance this resource looks to be one worksheet about using commas in a series. However, you can click "different words" to get a different worksheet....
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Clauses

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Look at the basic parts of a sentence with your class. Definitions of the subject, verb, and various clauses are all included. Clear, succinct examples are given in this thorough presentation. A great way to start off grammar with your...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Using Commas Correctly

For Students 9th - 12th
Commas can be complicated. Help learners achieve a greater understanding of comma usage with this handout, which includes two different comma activities. Following given directions, young writers punctuate provided sentences and combine...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Conventions - Punctuation Research

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Study unusual punctuation marks in this punctuation instructional activity. Young grammarians work in small groups to research one of the unusual punctuation marks (semi-colon, colon, dash, comma, ellipses, or quotation marks) and...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Fragments, Comma Splices, and Fused Sentences

For Students 7th - 8th
Identifying when to use commas, semicolons and other forms of punctuation can be difficult for students. This 10 question activity which relates to sentence fragments, could be used to help students identify correct use of punctuation.
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Let's Put an End to Sentences!

For Teachers 4th
Freshen up your fourth graders' memories with this 24-slide PowerPoint on punctuation marks. A brief review of the period, question mark, and exclamation mark is presented prior to the interactive quiz. Students must choose the proper...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Clutter Busters

For Teachers 5th
Commas, colons, and semicolons truly are the "clutter busters" of the written world. Students see many examples of how each are properly used, then must identify the sentence in each slide that uses these punctuation marks in the correct...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Using Commas, ESL

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Put those comma skills to the test with a straightforward practice exercise. Learners rewrite 10 sentences to include the missing commas.
+
1
In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Comma Usage

For Students 4th - 10th Standards
Sometimes it feels like young writers just place commas as they please! Ensure that your pupils uses these important punctuation marks properly by requiring them to study the information here and complete the grammar exercise....
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Commas

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Help your pupils punctuate properly! This particular worksheet focuses on commas and requires learners to write original sentences that fulfill certain comma requirements.