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Common Core Standard L.5.2b Questions

Use a comma to separate an introductory element from the rest of the sentence.

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Grade 5 Commas CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.5.2, L.5.2b
Which choice shows the best place to insert a comma in the sentence below?

After she finishes her chores Quinita will go to her friend's house.
  1. After she finishes her chores Quinita, will go to her friend's house.
  2. After she finishes her chores, Quinita will go to her friend's house.
  3. After she finishes, her chores Qunita will go to her friend's house.
  4. After she finishes her chores Quinita will go, to her friend's house.
Grade 5 Commas CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.5.2, L.5.2b
Which choice shows the best place to insert a comma in the sentence below?

In the middle of the night I awoke with a start.
  1. In the middle, of the night I awoke with a start.
  2. In the middle of the night I, awoke with a start.
  3. In the middle of the night, I awoke with a start.
  4. In, the middle of the night I awoke with a start.
Grade 5 Commas CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.5.2, L.5.2b
Which choice shows the best place to insert a comma in the sentence below?

Running as fast as we could we tried to make it home before the rain started.
  1. Running as fast as we could, we tried to make it home before the rain started.
  2. Running, as fast as we could we tried to make it home before the rain started.
  3. Running as fast as we could we, tried to make it home before the rain started.
  4. Running as fast as we could we tried to make it home, before the rain started.
Grade 5 Commas CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.5.2, L.5.2b
Which choice shows the best place to insert a comma in the sentence below?

Lying in the grass we took in the stillness around us.
  1. Lying in the grass we took in, the stillness around us.
  2. Lying in the grass we took in the stillness, around us.
  3. Lying, in the grass we took in the stillness around us.
  4. Lying in the grass, we took in the stillness around us.
Grade 5 Commas CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.5.2, L.5.2b
Which choice shows the best place to insert a comma in the sentence below?

Planning the party Erica knew she wanted a pinata.
  1. Planning, the party Erica knew she wanted a pinata.
  2. Planning the party Erica, knew she wanted a pinata.
  3. Planning the party, Erica knew she wanted a pinata.
  4. Planning the party Erica knew, she wanted a pinata.

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