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Commas

e.g., in dates, series, addresses, greetings and closings of letters, quotations, introductory prepositional phrases, appositives, nonessential appositive phrases, interrupters, introductory clauses, nonessential clauses, parenthetical expressions, to avoid misreading.  Avoid comma splices. 

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Ages: 10 - 14
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Understanding the Comma
From YouTube, produced by Whildcatter Productions
This lesson opens with a brief introduction to the history of punctuation. Seven basic rules for using the comma correctly are presented and explained through humorous examples and illustrations. The original song, "Throw a Comma Down,"completes the ... [more]
Found by grazianione in Commas
August 11, 2009 at 12:48 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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How to Edit Your Writing : How to Use Commas
From YouTube, produced by Expert Village
Learn about the confusing subject of commas in this video which is suitable for older elementary students and up. From Expert Village. Filmmaker: Jason Sager
Found by teresahopson in Commas
December 29, 2009 at 07:24 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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How to Use Commas in English Writing
From YouTube
In this lesson, the instructor looks at comma use in the English language.  The instructor uses a white board with different-colored markers to teach the mini-lesson.
Found by teresahopson in Commas
November 29, 2009 at 04:58 PM
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Ages: 10 - 14
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Commas With Nouns of Direct Address
From YouTube
This video features a teacher explaining the use of commas with nouns of direct address.  Nouns of direct address are defined. The teacher demonstrates punctuating nouns of direct address , and examples are shown on a computer screen. ( :59)
Found by grazianione in Commas
August 11, 2009 at 10:55 AM
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Ages: 7 - 18
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How to Use Commas
From videojug.com, produced by www.videojug.com
Perhaps the most common aspect of punctuation within English, VideoJug shows you how to use commas correctly. Follow our simple guide and learn all you need to know about commas.
Found by tinag1974 in Commas
June 7, 2010 at 02:09 PM
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Ages: 3 - 11
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Making Lists and Using Commas
From YouTube, produced by Sesame Street
This Sesame Street video titled "I Can Remember" is about a girl whose mother sends her to the store for a loaf of bread, a container of milk, and a stick of butter. (01:13)
Found by begamatt in Commas
August 22, 2011 at 08:54 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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When to Use a Comma with a Prepositional Phrase
From YouTube, produced by eHo\w
Use a comma with a prepositional phrase if the phrase is non-restrictive, or if the prepositional phrase is being used as an introductory phrase. Avoid using a comma with a prepositional phrase if the sentence reads clearly without the comma. The tea... [more]
Found by grazianione in Commas
August 11, 2009 at 10:36 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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English Grammar and Punctuation : How to Use a Comma Before Quotation Marks
From YouTube
Commas are used before quotation marks and followed by a space before starting the quote. Discover how to use commas when writing quotes with help from instructor Paige Carrera, who is a certified tutor for both Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties in ... [more]
Found by teresahopson in Commas
November 29, 2009 at 04:54 PM
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Ages: 6 - 10
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Commercial: Comma
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by The Electric Company
How many different ways can YOU use a comma? The goal for this segment is commas. (0:15)
Found by Mrs Jefferies in Commas
March 19, 2012 at 10:53 PM
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Ages: 6 - 11
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My Daughter: Comma
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by The Electric Company
Watch and learn how commas can change everything! (0:31)
Found by Mrs Jefferies in Commas
March 25, 2012 at 04:19 PM
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