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Common Core Standard L.6.2a Questions

Use punctuation (commas, parentheses, dashes) to set off nonrestrictive/parenthetical elements.*

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Grade 6 Grammar CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.6.2, L.6.2a
Which shows the correct use of dashes?
  1. I like-dashes- they are fun.
  2. My mom - is the best- friend I have ever had.
  3. Where - the - heck are you going!!!
  4. Aaron- who spent last week alone- decided it was time for a change.
Grade 6 Grammar CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.6.2a
Dashes should be used in:
  1. Informal writing
  2. Formal writing
  3. Whenever the writer feels like it
  4. Only when replacing commas
Grade 6 Grammar CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.6.2, L.6.2a
Where would you put a dash in the following sentence?
There is only one thing I want in life love.
  1. There -- is
  2. only- one- thing
  3. -love
  4. You can not use a dash in this sentence
Grade 6 Grammar CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.6.2, L.6.2a
Which of the following is a correct use of a dash?
  1. March-June
  2. I went-to the store.
  3. I-like-dashes.
  4. March,April,June
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.6.2, L.6.2a

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