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Comma Practice

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Cesar jumped over the fence to chase a rabbit and then he saw the bull.
Cesar jumped over the fence to chase a rabbit, and then he saw the bull.
"It's not about supper" said Garvey. "It's about the chip on your shoulder."
"It's not about supper," said Garvey. "It's about the chip on your shoulder."
When he was a boy my grandfather loved climbing trees hiking in the hills and playing with his dog.
When he was a boy, my grandfather loved climbing trees, hiking in the hills and playing with his dog.
Andrew stumbled into a hornets' nest so he had to go to the hospital.
Andrew stumbled into a hornets' nest, so he had to go to the hospital.
Well there are only three more days of school.
Well, there are only three more days of school.
Mrs. Cannon likes to camp rock climb and read.
Mrs. Cannon likes to camp, rock climb, and read.
The jobs for this week are emptying the trash wiping off the desks cleaning the marker board and vacuuming.
The jobs for this week are emptying the trash, wiping off the desks, cleaning the marker board, and vacuuming.
Edwin said "Whatever you do to the animals you do to yourself. Remember that."
Edwin said, "Whatever you do to the animals, you do to yourself. Remember that."
Mary won't be able to go with us so we don't need a bigger car.
Mary won't be able to go with us, so we don't need a bigger car.
Next we will be learning what makes an effective argument.
Next, we will be learning what makes an effective argument.
Without talking the students took their quiz.
Without talking, the students took their quiz.
Maria still had to write a rough draft proofread her work and write a final draft before she was finished.
Maria still had to write a rough draft, proofread her work, and write a final draft before she was finished.
Mrs. Cannon gave out Valentines which were homework passes to the class.
Mrs. Cannon gave out Valentines, which were homework passes, to the class.
I have neither the time nor the money for that.
I have do not have the time, nor do I have the money for that.
Before Maricruz could say anything Fernanda ran away down the hall.
Before Maricruz could say anything, Fernanda ran away down the hall.
Frank has not finished his reading assignment nor has he started working on his math problems.
Frank has not finished his reading assignment, nor has he started working on his math problems.
Mr. Cannon my husband enjoys Star Wars skateboarding and music.
Mr. Cannon, my husband, enjoys Star Wars, skateboarding, and music.
The soccer player Leo Messi signed a contract with Adidas.
The soccer player, Leo Messi, signed a contract with Adidas.
Tupac a rapper is dead yet still makes millions on his music.
Tupac, a rapper, is dead yet still makes millions on his music.
Next you need to think about why the commas is there.
Next, you need to think about why the commas is there.
Do you think we will raise enough money for the field trip Nicole?
Do you think we will raise enough money for the field trip, Nicole?
No I don't feel like singing today.
No, I don't feel like singing today.
Mrs. Cannon can be described as loud silly and hard-working.
Mrs. Cannon can be described as loud, silly, and hard-working.
I am a strong independent person.
I am a strong, independent person.
I live in a white high-rise apartment building.
I live in a white, high-rise apartment building.
At home we watched Netflix.
At home, we watched Netflix.
While I relaxed on the couch my dad finished making dinner.
While I relaxed on the couch, my dad finished making dinner.
Garvey said "Yes it was a big deal. It was a party."
Garvey said, "Yes, it was a big deal. It was a party."
Helen Tyson Middle School, which is awesome, is located on 40th street.
Helen Tyson Middle School, which is awesome, is located on 40th street.
The live mascot a Russian boar for the University of Arkansas weighs 400 pounds.
The live mascot a Russian boar for the University of Arkansas weighs 400 pounds.
"A whale migrates but it doesn't have a home...I feel like the whale" said Cole.
"A whale migrates, but it doesn't have a home...I feel like the whale," said Cole.
If we want to do well we have to apply the lessons we learn.
If we want to do well, we have to apply the lessons we learn.
If someone wants to be able to vote he has to register to do so.
If someone wants to be able to vote, he has to register to do so.
Because the election was coming soon Ryan decided to register.
Because the election was coming soon, Ryan decided to register.
Garvey grimaced "How come everything is always about you? This forgiveness isn't for you. Until Peter forgives you he won't heal."
Garvey grimaced, "How come everything is always about you? This forgiveness isn't for you. Until Peter forgives you, he won't heal."
If he hurries he can get his application registered before closing time.
If he hurries, he can get his application registered before closing time.
Yes I always want pasta!
Yes, I always want pasta!
Although she liked the plan she was not sure the committee would approve it.
Although she liked the plan, she was not sure the committee would approve it.
Can we go now or do you need more time?
Can we go now, or do you need more time?
If it weren't for his parents Peter and the stupid Healing Circle he wouldn't even be here.
If it weren't for his parents, Peter, and the stupid Healing Circle, he wouldn't even be here.
"You're reading response is due Thursday" Mrs. Cannon reminded them.
"You're reading response is due Thursday," Mrs. Cannon reminded them.
It's only been two days and already you've got your attitude back.
It's only been two days, and already you've got your attitude back.
Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek but a means by which we arrive at that goal. - Martin Luther King, Jr.
Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal. - Martin Luther King, Jr.
Life's most persistent and urgent question is "What are you doing for others?" - Martin Luther King, Jr.
Life's most persistent and urgent question is, "What are you doing for others?" - Martin Luther King, Jr.
Non-violence which is the quality of the heart cannot come by an appeal to the brain. - Cesar Chavez
Non-violence, which is the quality of the heart, cannot come by an appeal to the brain. - Cesar Chavez
We may have all come on different ships but we're in the same boat now. - Martin Luther King Jr.
We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now. - Martin Luther King Jr.
When workers fall back on violence they are lost. Oh they might win some of their demands and might end a strike a little earlier but they give up their imagination their creativity their will to work hard and to suffer for what they believe is right. - Cesar Chavez
When workers fall back on violence, they are lost. Oh, they might win some of their demands and might end a strike a little earlier, but they give up their imagination, their creativity, their will to work hard and to suffer for what they believe is right. - Cesar Chavez