Sharpen your students’ grammar skills with this punctuation lesson on commas. Included in this lesson is a Powerpoint presentation that details the 12 rules of comma usage. This presentation corresponds to a cloze notes worksheet (included) where students will fill in the boxes as needed and practice using commas throughout the lesson. Additionally, students will have a final practice activity that can be used as a ticket-out-the-door or summarizing strategy.
This lesson is great for students who have been exposed to commas previously and are ready for a more challenging, in-depth lesson on the rules of commas. For example, some concepts referenced in this lesson include: the Oxford comma, coordinating conjunctions, coordinate adjectives, compound sentences, and free modifiers.