series date Using Commas Second Grade Grammar friendly letter city and state
When to Use a Comma • There are several places we should use a comma in second grade. • Use a comma to separate words in a series. • Use a comma to separate a city and a state. • Use a comma to separate the day and year in a date. • Use a comma after the greeting and closing in a friendly letter.
Commas in a Series • When you have three or more words in a series, use a comma to separate the items. These can be nouns, verbs, or adjectives. I need milk, bread, and butter from the store. Those cookies are delicious, delightful, and delectable. Will you help me wash the dishes, dust the furniture, and vacuum the living room.
Cities and States • Use a comma to separate the city and the state. • Medina,Tennessee • Orlando,Florida • Honolulu,Hawaii • Los Angeles,California
Commas in a Date • Use a comma to separate the day and the year in a date. • February 19, 2002 • August 9, 1999 • November 11, 1971
Commas in a Friendly Letter • A comma should follow the greeting. Dear Mr. Hays, • End the closing of a letter with a comma. Your friend, Love,