Using Commas and Semi-Colons Correctly
Students review the rules for correct usage of the comma and semicolon. Then, in groups, they complete worksheets, discuss answers, and reference grammar rules that support their usage of commas and semicolons.
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Grade 12 ELA Module 3
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