Commas

In the same way food is very important to teenagers, commas are very important to sentences.   This unit will help you to become a comma expert.  General video about commas.

Commas in a series

Commas to set off non-restrictive phrases and clauses

  • Complete p. 7  in your Skills Book
  • See here for help from Write Source, P. 582.1
  • Website with explanation
  • Create “I am a restrictive clause; I am a non-restrictive clause” video or skit

Commas to set off dialogue, interruptions, and interjections

  • Safari Montage video, punctuating interjections
  • Complete p.9  in your Skills Book
  • See here for help from Write Source, pp 584, 588

Commas to separate introductory clauses and phrases

  • Safari Montage video
  • Adverb video below
  • Complete p.11  in your Skills Book
  • See here for help from Write Source, P. 590.1

Commas to separate equal adjectives

  • Complete p.13  in your Skills Book
  • See here for help from Write Source, P. 586.2
  • Watch adjectives video below

Commas compound sentences

Comma rules

  • Video from Safari Montage, review of all commas from above
  • See here for help from Write Source, pp. 582-590
  • Create a list of comma rules as a class.  Place them here.
  • Complete p.15  in your Skills Book
  • List each rule on your own and then create two examples for each rule.

Commas with Appositives

Comma Review

  • Complete p.18  in your Skills Book

Quiz assessment (test)


Lolly, Lolly, Lolly, get your adverb here. – from Phoenix Video


School house rock adjectives – from Phoenix Video

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