Grade 1 Language - Commas
Practice commas in this enjoyable English quiz.

Grade 1 Language - Commas

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Commas are introduced to first graders with dates and a series of items. Students will learn that a comma needs to be placed before the year in a date. Also, the students learn that a comma is needed in a series of things. There are two ways to include commas in a series. They can place the comma before the word "and" or not. In the quiz, the students will determine which date and phrase is written correctly.

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1.
Which date is written correctly?
August, 1 2001
August 1, 2001
August, 1, 2001
August, 1 2001,
The comma must separate the day from the year.
2.
Which sentence is written correctly?
I like peas, carrots and meat.
I like peas carrots, and meat.
I like peas, carrots, and, meat.
I like peas, carrots and, meat.
In the series, there needs to be a comma between peas and carrots.
3.
Which date is written correctly?
September, 6, 1977
September, 6 1977,
September, 6 1977
September 6, 1977
The comma needs to go after the 6.
4.
Which sentence is written correctly?
Sarah went to the store mall and, school.
Sarah went to the store, mall and school.
Sarah went to the store, mall, and, school.
Sarah went to the, store, mall, and school.
There needs to be a comma between store and mall.
5.
Which date is written correctly?
December 2, 1947
December, 2, 1947
December, 2 1947
December, 2, 1947,
There should be a comma after the number 2.
6.
Which sentence is written correctly?
Sally, Paul, and Tim, ride the bus.
Sally Paul and Tim, ride the bus.
Sally, Paul and Tim ride the bus.
Sally, Paul and, Tim ride the bus.
A comma should be between Sally and Paul.
7.
Which date is written correctly?
June 24, 2013
June, 24, 2013
June, 24 2013
June, 24, 2013,
The comma should be after the number 24.
8.
Which sentence is written correctly?
There are apples, pears, and grapes, in my fridge.
There are apples pears, and grapes in my fridge.
There are apples, pears and grapes in my fridge.
There are, apples, pears and grapes in my fridge.
There should be a comma between apples and pears.
9.
Which date is written correctly?
July 12 2010,
July, 12, 2010
July, 12 2010
July 12, 2010
The comma should be before the year.
10.
Which sentence is written correctly?
The child likes blue green, and red.
The child likes blue, green, and, red.
The child likes, blue, green and red.
The child likes blue, green and red.
The comma should be placed between blue and green.
Author:  Amy Flanders

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