Flashcards in 7-English-CommaRules-ExamplesToRules Deck (15):
My birthday is Wednesday, September 8, 1999.
Separate Parts of a Date
Katie is going to do well on this test, won't she?
Our garden will have herbs, vegetables, and fruits.
Separate items in a series
Will she get this one right, too?
Preceding Too when used as Also at the end of a sentence.
These comma rules, which were given to the class last week, are very easy to remember.
Non-restrictive relative clauses
The family-renowned cook, Suzanne McRury, is well known for her pasta sauce and cheese grits.
Appositive word or phrase
My pencil, unfortunately, just broke.
Interrupter (parenthetical expression)
Katie filled the self-watering tray, expanded the soil pods, inserted the seeds, and put on the green house lid.
series of phrases
The bell rang, and students flooded from the classrooms.
Compound sentences (2 independent clauses)
Then, the fans went home.
Introductory words or long introductory phrases (dependent clauses)
We currently live at 324 Jefferson Dr., Mt. Lebanon, PA.
Separate parts of an address
Daddy yelled, "The Pens won!!!!!!!!!!!". (scaring the daylights out of us).
set off a direct quotation
The soft, green plants had sprouted quickly in the self-watering plant starter.
Separate two adjectives
Woah, Katie is going to get a 100 on this test.
After an interjection