When Do You Need a Comma?


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Which one of the following sentences demonstrates the correct use of the comma?

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1. Select the option that demonstrates the correct use of a comma.

2. Select the option with the appropriate use of commas.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are certain rules that dictate when commas should be used in a sentence. Gauge your knowledge of these rules by using the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These topics are covered on the interactive quiz:

  • An example of a soft stop
  • How to use commas correctly in a sentence
  • Picking out examples that use the comma correctly

Skills Practiced

Take some time to use these materials so that you can practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what a soft stop looks like
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about using commas effectively and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about sentences that have the correct comma usage

Additional Learning

Keep learning about commas with the lesson titled When Do You Need a Comma? This lesson was developed to assist in helping you cover these objectives:

  • Determine what a comma is used for
  • Analyze comma usage in a series
  • Review the structure of coordinating conjunctions