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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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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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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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Comma Practice

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Could your language arts class use some practice with commas? Use these pages to work on separating adjectives with commas, setting off introductory words, and appositives. The worksheets prompt kids to copy the sentences onto another...
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Commas

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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Proofreading

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Do your second graders like riddles? Give them a giggle and a lesson about proofreading at the same time. After reading two riddles, young writers fix punctuation and capitalization errors. They write the answer to each riddle at the...
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Separating Independent Clauses in Compound Sentences

For Students 9th - 12th
Does your class dread using semicolons? Use this resource to join two independent clauses using either a comma, semicolon, or colon. Several examples and six practice sentences are available at the bottom for learners to choose the...
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Using Commas with Coordinating Conjunctions

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Teach your kids about FANBOYS! Coordinating conjunctions, or FANBOYS, join two independent clauses to make a compound sentence, but don't forget the comma! Review this popular comma rule, and give your learners this short worksheet. An...
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Punctuation

For Teachers 5th - 9th Standards
Reinforce the rules for the correct usage of punctuation marks in sentences and paragraphs. Clarity and organization of thought form the main focus of this lesson. Use this activity to emphasize the use of ellipses and other punctuation...
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Using Punctuation Correctly

For Teachers 5th - 12th
A PowerPoint presentation outlines the basic rules for correct comma usage. Viewers then edit texts for correct comma usage, identify which rules are being addressed, and complete worksheets as needed. The PowerPoint is included;...
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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...
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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...
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Commas

For Students 3rd - 4th
This is a great worksheet 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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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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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...
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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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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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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...
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Commas

For Students 1st Standards
Learning how to properly use the comma is an important writing skill. This learning exercise, designed for first graders, gives them some coaching on the subject along with opportunities to practice. There are five sentences which must...
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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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Commas

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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Restrictive and Nonrestrictive Clauses

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Restrictive or nonrestrictive, that is the question. Middle schoolers must label the clauses in a series of sentences and decided whether it is better to add commas or cast them off.