Comma Rules

The first six rules:

1. When separating phrases that don't need to be there.

     Ex. My friend, Chloe, is a twin.

2.When linking two independent clauses with a conjunction.

    Ex. I'd like to go with you, but I'm grounded.

3.When you,re addressing someone in particular.

    Ex. I need some help on my test, Mrs. Cody

4.When making a list.

    Ex. I want pizza, chips, and cake for lunch.

5.When you have more than one adjective modifying a noun.

    Ex. The hilarious, amazing teacher Mrs. Cody

6.After introductory phases or clauses.

    Ex. Once we are finished with our food, we'll go to the mall.

The "other"three:

7. Date.                                                Ex. May 4, 2003

8. End of a letter.                              Ex. Your friend Veronica

9. Geographic locations.                  Ex. Cumming, Georgia

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