Common Core: 1st Grade English Language Arts : Use Commas in Dates and Series: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.1.2.C

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Example Question #21 : Capitalization, Punctuation, And Spelling: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.2

For the sentence below, where should a comma be placed? 

Sarah's birthday is January 9 1989. 

Possible Answers:

After the 9

After the word Sarah

After the word birthday

After the word January

Correct answer:

After the 9

Explanation:

When writing a date, a comma will always go between the day and the year. In this case, the comma goes between the 9 and the 1989. 

Sarah's birthday is January 9, 1989.

Example Question #24 : Capitalization, Punctuation, And Spelling: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.2

For the sentence below, where should a comma be placed? 

Today's date is June 15 2016. 

Possible Answers:

After the word date

After the 2016

After the word June

After the 15

Correct answer:

After the 15

Explanation:

When writing a date, a comma will always go between the day and the year. In this case, the comma goes between the 15 and the 2016. 

Today's date is June 15, 2016. 

Example Question #1 : Use Commas In Dates And Series: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.2.C

Select the sentence that has the correct punctuation. 

Possible Answers:

I went to the store to get chips, candy, and soda 

I went to the store to get chips, candy, and soda. 

I went to the store to get chips candy and soda 

I went to the store to get chips candy and soda. 

Correct answer:

I went to the store to get chips, candy, and soda. 

Explanation:

A sentence needs to end with some form of punctuation, either a period, question mark, or exclamation mark. The two choices that don't end with a punctuation mark are not correct. Also, each sentence contains a list of items, "chips, candy, and soda". When we have a list of three or more items, a comma needs to go between the items in a list. 

The correct answer is, "I went to the store to get chips, candy, and soda."

Example Question #26 : Capitalization, Punctuation, And Spelling: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.2

For the sentence below, where should a comma be placed? 

Adley's birthday is May 30 2019. 

Possible Answers:

After the number "30"

After the word "May"

After the word "birthday"

Correct answer:

After the number "30"

Explanation:

When writing a date, a comma will always go between the day and the year. 

Example Question #27 : Capitalization, Punctuation, And Spelling: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.2

For the sentence below, where should a comma be placed? 

Ali's birthday is April 4 2000. 

Possible Answers:

After the number "4"

After the word "April"

After the name "Ali"

Correct answer:

After the number "4"

Explanation:

When writing a date, a comma will always go between the day and the year. 

Example Question #28 : Capitalization, Punctuation, And Spelling: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.2

For the sentence below, where should a comma be placed? 

Charlie's birthday is September 22 1994. 

Possible Answers:

After the number "22"

After the name "Charlie"

After the word "September"

Correct answer:

After the number "22"

Explanation:

When writing a date, a comma will always go between the day and the year. 

Example Question #2 : Use Commas In Dates And Series: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.2.C

Select the sentence that has the correct punctuation. 

Possible Answers:

We need eggs, milk, and butter from the store. 

We need eggs milk, and butter from the store. 

We need eggs, milk, and butter from the store.

We need eggs milk and butter from the store. 

Correct answer:

We need eggs, milk, and butter from the store. 

Explanation:

A sentence needs to end with some form of punctuation, either a period, question mark, or exclamation mark. When we have a list of three or more items, a comma needs to go between all of the items in a list. In this case, "eggs, milk, and butter".

Example Question #3 : Use Commas In Dates And Series: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.2.C

Select the sentence that has the correct punctuation. 

Possible Answers:

I want to run, jump, and skip to school. 

I want to run, jump, and skip to school

I want to run jump and skip to school. 

I want to run jump and skip to school. 

Correct answer:

I want to run, jump, and skip to school. 

Explanation:

A sentence needs to end with some form of punctuation, either a period, question mark, or exclamation mark. When we have a list of three or more items, a comma needs to go between all of the items in a list. In this case, " run, jump, and skip".

Example Question #4 : Use Commas In Dates And Series: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.2.C

Select the sentence that has the correct punctuation. 

Possible Answers:

Jake needs to brush his hair, wash his hands, and get dressed before school

Jake needs to brush his hair, wash his hands, and get dressed before school. 

Jake needs to brush his hair wash his hands and get dressed before school. 

Jake needs to brush his hair wash his hands and get dressed before school

Correct answer:

Jake needs to brush his hair, wash his hands, and get dressed before school. 

Explanation:

A sentence needs to end with some form of punctuation, either a period, question mark, or exclamation mark. When we have a list of three or more items, a comma needs to go between all of the items in a list. In this case, "brush his hair, wash his hands, and get dressedr".

Example Question #5 : Use Commas In Dates And Series: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.2.C

Select the sentence that has the correct punctuation. 

Possible Answers:

This week she baked a cake cookies, and brownies

This week she baked a cake, cookies, and brownies

This week she baked a cake cookies, and brownies. 

This week she baked a cake, cookies, and brownies. 

Correct answer:

This week she baked a cake, cookies, and brownies. 

Explanation:

A sentence needs to end with some form of punctuation, either a period, question mark, or exclamation mark. When we have a list of three or more items, a comma needs to go between all of the items in a list. In this case, "a cake, cookies, and brownies".

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