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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: 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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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. (00:59)
Found by grazianione in Commas
August 11, 2009 at 10:55 AM
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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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"Comma Story"- Deciding when to use or not use commas in writing
From ted.com, produced by TED Conferences
A TedEd video and full lesson plan regarding the use of commas in sentences containing coordinating conjunctions and subordinate clauses.
Found by virginiagp in Commas
July 16, 2013 at 07:35 PM
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Ages: 7 - 12
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Captain Cluck: Commas
From YouTube, produced by Electric Company
The Electric Company skit about missing commas in a list. (00:35)
Found by Mrs Jefferies in Commas
January 22, 2011 at 04:17 PM
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Ages: 5 - 8
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THE ELECTRIC COMPANY: Commercial: Commas
From YouTube, produced by The Electric Company
This would be a fun hook for a lesson on commas.  The video is a mock advertisement for commas.  (00:22)
September 4, 2012 at 12:56 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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How To Use Commas
From youtube.com, produced by Grammar Vids for Kids
Einstein teaches the three most important comma rules. (08:14)
Found by inkwellmedia in Commas
November 23, 2013 at 01:30 PM
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