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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Commas Questions

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Grade 5 Commas
Of the following, which sentence correctly uses a comma to mark off an introductory phrase?
  1. After, I finished my homework I went to a party with my friends.
  2. After I finished my homework, I went to a party with my friends.
  3. After I finished my homework I went to a party with my friends.
  4. After I finished my homework I, went to a party with my friends.
Grade 5 Commas
Which sentence correctly uses punctuation for direct address?
  1. Madame, I must ask you not to harass the other guests.
  2. Madame, I, must ask you not to harass the other guests.
  3. Madame I must ask you not to harass the other guests.
  4. Madame I, must ask you not to harass the other guests.
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.5.2c
Which choice shows the best place to insert a comma in the sentence below?

Well I will have to try it.
  1. Well, I will have to try it.
  2. Well I, will have to try it.
  3. Well I will, have to try it.
  4. Well I will have to, try it.
Grade 5 Commas CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.5.2, L.5.2a
Which choice correctly places the following in a sentence?


Our pets
a hamster
a dog
a cat
  1. We have three pets that include a hamster, a dog, and a cat.
  2. We have three pets that include a hamster a dog and a cat.
  3. We have three pets that include, a hamster, a dog, and a cat.
  4. We have three pets that include a hamster a dog, and a cat.
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.5.2a
Which choice correctly places the following in a sentence?

Grocery List
peas
milk
ice cream
bananas
  1. Please buy the following at the grocery store peas milk ice cream bananas.
  2. Please buy the following at the grocery store: peas milk ice cream bananas.
  3. Please buy the following at the grocery store: peas, milk, ice, cream, bananas.
  4. Please buy the following at the grocery store: peas, milk, ice cream, bananas.
Grade 5 Commas CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.5.2, L.5.2c
Which choice shows the best place to insert a comma in the sentence below?

No I can't come out to play.
  1. No I can't, come out to play.
  2. No, I can't come out to play.
  3. No I can't come out, to play.
  4. No I, can't come out to play.
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.5.2c
Which choice shows the best place to insert a comma in the sentence below?

Yes I would love to go to the party with you.
  1. Yes, I would love to go to the party with you.
  2. Yes I would love to go, to the party with you.
  3. Yes I would, love to go to the party with you.
  4. Yes I would love to go to the party, with you.
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.
Grade 5 Commas CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.5.2, L.5.2a
Which choice correctly places the following in a sentence?


Pick up your clothes
Put them in the washer
Add the soap
  1. Please pick up your clothes, put them in the washer and finally add the soap.
  2. Please pick up your clothes, put them in the washer, and finally, add the soap.
  3. Please pick up, your clothes put them, in the washer and finally, add the soap.
  4. Please pick up your clothes put them in the washer and finally add the soap.
Grade 5 Commas CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.5.2, L.5.2a
Which choice correctly places the following in a sentence?

American flag colors:
Red
White
Blue
  1. The colors of the American flag are red white, and blue.
  2. The colors of the American flag are red, white, and blue.
  3. The colors of the American flag are red white and blue
  4. The colors of the American flag are, red white and blue.
Grade 5 Commas
Where do the commas belong in the following sentence:

My sisters are Tina Lucy and Donna.
  1. My sisters are Tina, Lucy and Donna.
  2. My sisters, are Tina Lucy and Donna.
  3. My sisters are, Tina Lucy and Donna.
Grade 5 Commas CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.5.2, L.5.2a
Which choice correctly places the following in a sentence?


Three bedrooms
Two bathrooms
  1. Our new house has three bedrooms, and two bathrooms.
  2. Our new house has three bedrooms and two bathrooms.
  3. Our new house has, three bedrooms and two bathrooms.
  4. Our new hours, has three bedrooms, and two bathrooms.
Grade 5 Commas CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.5.2, L.5.2c
Which choice shows the best place to insert a comma in the sentence below?

Oh I didn't know that.
  1. Oh I didn't know, that.
  2. Oh, I didn't know that.
  3. Oh I didn't, know that.
  4. Oh I, didn't know that.
Grade 5 Commas CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.5.2, L.5.2c
Which choice shows the best place to insert a comma in the sentence below?

Sure I think it sounds like fun.
  1. Sure I think, it sounds like fun.
  2. Sure I think it sounds like, fun.
  3. Sure, I think it sounds like fun.
  4. Sure I think it, sounds like fun.
Grade 5 Commas
Which date has the correct punctuation?
  1. Monday, July 20, 1999
  2. Monday July, 20 1999
  3. Monday, July 20 1999,
  4. Monday July, 20, 1999
Grade 5 Commas
Which sentence is correct?
  1. Many people will celebrate Valentine's Day on Saturday, February 14, 2015.
  2. Many people will celebrate Valentine's Day on Saturday, February,14, 2015.
  3. Many people will celebrate Valentine's Day on Saturday February,14, 2015.
  4. Many people will celebrate Valentine's Day on Saturday February,14 2015.
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