Identify sentences with correct use of commas (i.e., series, dates, addresses, friendly letters, compound sentences, coordinating conjunctions, and introductory words) and of colons within context. SPI 0501.1.5
Links verified on 1/15/2012
- Colon Exercise - twelve multiple choice questions
- Colon Exercise - "Use a colon to improve the sentence's style by making it more forceful."
- Comma practice - 5 interactive quizzes of varied levels
- Dear Mr. Henshaw - parts of a friendly Letter (a Quia quiz)
- Exercises on using commas - Exercise 1 - Exercise 2 - Exercise 3 - Exercise 4 - Exercise 5 - print and give to students as worksheets
- Power Proofreading - Choose 5th grade then select; The Tanaka Twins, or any one of the mixed practice exercises.
- Quiz on Comma Usage - Click on "The paragraph, please!" and a paragraph will appear in the top text-area.
- Quotation Marks and Colons - quiz
- Semicolon and Colon Quiz - this quiz is interactive and self checking
- Using Colons Effectively - Click on "The sentence, please!" and a sentence to edit will appear in the top text-area.
- Using Commas with Coordinating Conjunctions - Click on "The sentence, please!" and a sentence will appear in the top text-area. Insert the necessary comma or commas (being careful not to insert commas where they aren't necessary).
- Using Commas with Introductory Phrases - Click on "The sentence, please!" and a sentence will appear in the top text-area. Insert any necessary comma or commas (being careful not to insert commas where they aren't necessary).
- Welcome to Commas: Fill in the Blanks! - in each blank space in the paragraphs below, provide a comma where it is appropriate or write a small-case "x" (without the quotation marks) where a comma is not necessary.
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