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  1. Comma, Comma, Comma, Comma, Comma, Chameleon 8 Comma Rules You Need to Know To Get Through Jr. High School

  2. List of three or more… • My favorite foods are pasta, pizza, and ice cream. • I need to call Leeann, Arlene, and Kara. • The brown, fluffy, large, dog ran across the very busy street. • I have to get my hair cut, run to the store, and pick my kids up at daycare.

  3. Separating Independent Clauses… • I like to run but, not when it is hot! • We can go to the grocery store, or we can go to the mall. • I do not want a dog, nor do I want a kitty cat. • Karen wants to go to the farm, yet her sister does not like the farm.

  4. Separating Independent and Dependent Clauses… • When I get to the mall, I will go to the food court. • After ten minutes, I asked the nurse about the medication. • Because the car broke down, I had to call for help. • When the flight lands, I will hug my family.

  5. Separating phrases that are not essential from the rest of the sentence… • My brother, a twenty two year old male, graduated from college today. • John, for example, likes to work. • Tomorrow, Wednesday, we will take a trip to the zoo.

  6. Using a comma to separate a quote… • “Gas is too expensive,” cried the driver. • “Someone took my car,” yelled the woman. • “I am going to the store,”said the young man. • “Happy Birthday,” yelled the crowd.

  7. Introductory Elements… • Yes, we can find a place for you to stay over the weekend. • I’m sorry, I did not know what you said. • Excuse me, you left your bag on the counter. • Wait, I think we need to make a left turn up ahead.

  8. Separating towns, states, and countries… • Paris, France is my favorite place to visit. • The capital of the United States is Washington, D. C. • Taylor Swift lives in Nashville, Tennessee. • Los Angeles, California is home to a lot of stars.

  9. Separating days and months… • Today is Tuesday, May 28, 2012. • The Summer Olympics will begin on Friday, August 8, 2008. • His birthday is on April 1, 2010. • Christmas is on December 25,2012.