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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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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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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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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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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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For Students 4th - 6th
Here is a very good worksheet on how to properly use commas. There are excellent examples of the ways commas are used, and the task at the end has learners write 10 sentences which use at least one comma in each sentence.
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Commas 101: The Basics

For Students 7th - 9th
Clear up common questions about commas with this handy resource! Useful as a reference page as well as a grammar activity, it presents six different rules for comma usage, including fanboys, lists, and parenthetical words and phrases. A...
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For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Commas are a great way to vary your sentences! Middle schoolers insert commas into a paragraph to separate items in a series and to indicate an introductory word. For extra practice, use these sentences in your Daily Oral Language...
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From the Comma Sutra: Commas in the Real World

For Teachers 7th - 12th
From clever puns to "Let's eat Grandma," this presentation is full of enjoyable and memorable strategies for correct comma usage. Use the slide show throughout your grammar unit, splitting it up into appropriate parts, or bring in the...
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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...
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For Students 1st Standards
Learning how to properly use the comma is an important writing skill. This worksheet, designed for first graders, gives them some coaching on the subject along with opportunities to practice. There are five sentences which must be...
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For Students 3rd - 4th
This is a great activity to introduce your learners to comma usage. First, talk them through the short list of comma rules being addressed. After reading about the most basic comma rules (items in a series, direct address, introductory...
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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 activity about using commas in a series. However, you can click "different words" to get a different activity. Also,...
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Using Commas

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Even editors misuse commas from time to time. Why not use this worksheet to reinforce proper comma usage? A few comma rules are highlighted: items in a series, direct address, quotations, and FANBOYS (commas that occur before the words...
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Comma Usage

For Students 8th - 10th
Review nine common comma rules with page one of this two-page packet. Then, provide your class the second page for practice. A great resource waits for you here! 
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Commas in a Series

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Help your language arts classes practice their punctuation skills with this worksheet. They add commas where needed in eight sentences that contain unpunctuated series. To finish, they write two original sentences that include a series...
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For Students 1st - 2nd
First graders read a short friendly letter and circle all the commas. They read another letter and insert commas where they are needed. Each students shares their work with a peer to see if they agree on the comma placement.
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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...
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Commas and Quotation Marks

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Grammarians demonstrate the correct use of quotation marks and the use of commas with subordinate clauses. On a worksheet with 20 examples, they evaluate sentences for correct punctuation and make corrections if necessary. Clear...
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Using Commas

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Second graders add commas in a friendly letter between the city and country, between the day and year, after the greeting, and after the closing. They write four answers.
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Comma Rules

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
Keep those commas in line by applying the rules! Pupils can use the first page here as a reference (it includes thirteen comma rules and examples for each) as they work through the two exercises provided for practicing proper punctuation.
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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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Other Uses for Commas

For Students 6th - 8th
Comma usage, in direct address or in appositives, is the subject of a one-page instructional activity that begins with definitions, provides examples, and then asks learners to demonstrate their understanding in sample sentences.
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Practice With Commas

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
The instructions say to put commas where they belong, and that is just what your class will do as they practice comma placement and use. There are 20 sentences in desperate need of commas and four extensions exercises where comma use is...

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