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Use a Comma to Indicate a Pause

Use a Comma to Indicate a Pause

In writing, commas indicate a small break, separating words, clauses, or ideas within a single sentence. In this one-page grammar worksheet, Use a Comma to Indicate a Pause, students will first review how commas are used where interjections, appositives, direct addresses, or introductory phrases or clauses are concerned. Then, learners will read through several sentences, inserting commas to indicate a pause when needed. Geared toward eighth-grade learners, this worksheet is a great way to expand students' grammar and mechanics knowledge which will lead to improved writing and editing skills.

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