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What is a comma splice, and how do you fix it? Find out with this grammar worksheet, all about commas and conjunctions! Your child will see a few ways commas are over-used, and then she'll get to correct the sentences.
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The mysterious comma is arguably the trickiest form of punctuation, which is why assigned it it’s own unit in 5th grade. As students become more sophisticated writers they craft more complex sentences. They incorporate independent phrases and clauses, generate compound sentences, and utilize transition words to combine ideas - and the exercises in this unit will teach them how to use commas correctly in each scenario.
The mysterious comma is arguably the trickiest form of punctuation, which is why assigned it it’s own unit in 5th grade.
This lesson includes printable activities: Download All (5)
Exercise: Commas to Combine Short Sentences 2
Exercise: Comma After an Introductory Phrase or Clause 3
Exercise: Comma After Transition Words for Passage of Time 3
Exercise: Using Commas to Separate an Interrupter
Exercise: Using Commas to Indicate Direct Address
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Using Commas to Indicate Direct Address
Commas serve so many uses in our written language, and learning their vast possibilities helps fifth graders in their essay writing and beyond. Punctuating direct addresses can be tricky, but your fifth grader can get the help they need with these exercises.