Common Core: 5th Grade English Language Arts : Use a Comma to Set Off the Words Yes and No, to Set Off a Tag Question from the Rest of the Sentence, and to Indicate Direct Address: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.2.C

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Example Question #1 : Use A Comma To Set Off The Words Yes And No, To Set Off A Tag Question From The Rest Of The Sentence, And To Indicate Direct Address: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.5.2.C

Select the sentence that is punctuated correctly.

Possible Answers:

Happy birthday Eric.

Eric will you go to the store on your way home?

Happy birthday Eric! 

Eric, have a happy birthday! 

Correct answer:

Eric, have a happy birthday! 

Explanation:

The correct answer is: Eric, have a happy birthday! 

Each of these sentences are addressing "Eric". When you address someone in a sentence, their name has to be set off with a comma or commas. Outlined below are the corrections for the incorrect answers:

Happy birthday, Eric.

Eric, will you go to the store on your way home?

Happy birthday, Eric! 

Example Question #2 : Use A Comma To Set Off The Words Yes And No, To Set Off A Tag Question From The Rest Of The Sentence, And To Indicate Direct Address: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.5.2.C

Select the sentence that is punctuated correctly. 

Possible Answers:

Ashley this is the best taco that I have ever had! 

If you ask me Ashley, this is the best taco that I've ever had. 

If you ask me, Ashley, this is the best taco that I've ever had. 

If you ask me Ashley this is the best taco that I've ever had. 

Correct answer:

If you ask me, Ashley, this is the best taco that I've ever had. 

Explanation:

The correct answer is, If you ask me, Ashley, this is the best pizza that I've ever had.

Each of these sentences are addressing "Ashley". When you address someone in a sentence, their name has to be set off with a comma or commas. Outlined below are the corrections for the incorrect answers:

If you ask me, Ashley, this is the best taco that I've ever had. 

If you ask me, Ashley, this is the best taco that I've ever had.

Ashley, this is the best taco that I have ever had! 

Example Question #3 : Use A Comma To Set Off The Words Yes And No, To Set Off A Tag Question From The Rest Of The Sentence, And To Indicate Direct Address: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.5.2.C

Select the sentence that is punctuated correctly. 

Possible Answers:

Billy what are you going to do after the movie is over?

What are you going to do after the movie is over Billy? 

What are you going to do Billy when the movie is over? 

What are you going to do after the movie is over, Billy? 

Correct answer:

What are you going to do after the movie is over, Billy? 

Explanation:

The correct answer is, What are you going to do after the movie is over, Billy? 

Each of these sentences are addressing "Billy". When you address someone in a sentence, their name has to be set off with a comma or commas. Outlined below are the corrections for the incorrect answers:

What are you going to do after the movie is over, Billy? 

Billy, what are you going to do after the movie is over?

What are you going to do, Billy, when the movie is over? 

Example Question #4 : Use A Comma To Set Off The Words Yes And No, To Set Off A Tag Question From The Rest Of The Sentence, And To Indicate Direct Address: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.5.2.C

Select the sentence that is punctuated correctly. 

Possible Answers:

John don't forget to finish your homework after dinner. 

John, don't forget to finish your homework after dinner. 

Don't forget, John to finish your homework after dinner. 

Don't forget to finish your homework after dinner John. 

Correct answer:

John, don't forget to finish your homework after dinner. 

Explanation:

The correct answer is, John, don't forget to finish your homework after dinner. 

Each of these sentences are addressing "John". When you address someone in a sentence, their name has to be set off with a comma or commas. Outlined below are the corrections for the incorrect answers:

John, don't forget to finish your homework after dinner. 

Don't forget to finish your homework after dinner, John. 

Don't forget, John, to finish your homework after dinner. 

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