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Using Commas in a Series

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Using Commas in a Series

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Your Turn Read the rules about commas in a series. Then read the paragraph, which needs commas. Write each series showing where the commas go, or print the lesson to mark your corrections.

Comma Rules:

  1. When three or more words or phrases are joined with the word and or or, a comma should follow each item except the very last: bacon, lettuce, and tomato.
  2. Include a comma before the and or or.

 

  • If You're an Anteater

    Using Commas in a Series
  • If You're an Anteater (corrected)

    Using Commas in a Series

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