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Comma : Level I

Grammar, Resources, Skills

Published on: January 7, 2024

Written by: Gina Hagler

Commas are such a part of your day-to-day life that – as an adult – you may rarely give them any thought. As a young kid, commas are something to think about. A lot. When writing sentences and paragraphs and all the things that follow.

What can you do with a comma?


Friendly Letters

Use a comma in two places: after the greeting and after the closing.

Hi Sara,

See you soon,

Separate Date From Year

Yes. The comma matters. So, it is this:

May 31, 2024

and not this:

May 31 2024

Separate Three or More Items in a Series

I ate a sandwich.

I ate a sandwich and an apple.

I ate a sandwich, an apple, and a cookie.

I ate a sandwich, an apple, a carrot, and a cookie.

Separate Parts of an Address

Not: 25 Main Street Anywhere State Zip

Yes: 25 Main Street, Anywhere, State, Zip

Set Apart Yes or No in a Sentence

Yes, I’d love to join you.

No, I can’t tomorrow.

Grammar Symbols Challenge I

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