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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: L.5.2b

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Which choice correctly rewrites sentence 2?
  1. While most watermelon are round it is actually possible to grow a watermelon in the shape of a square.
  2. While most watermelons are round its actually possible to grow a watermelon in the shape of a square.
  3. While most watermelons are round, it is actually possible to grow a watermelon in the shape of a square.
  4. Correct as is.
Grade 5 Commas CCSS: L.5.2b
Choose the sentence that uses a comma correctly.
  1. When I get older, I will be able to drive.
  2. When I get older I will be able to drive.
  3. When, I get older, I will be able to drive.
  4. When I get older I will be, able to drive.
Grade 5 Commas CCSS: L.5.2b
Which sentence uses a comma correctly?
  1. However I am very good at math.
  2. However I, am very, good at math.
  3. However, I am very good at math.
  4. However I am very good, at math.
Grade 5 Commas CCSS: L.5.2b
Which sentence correctly uses punctuation for a 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: L.5.2b
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 CCSS: L.5.2b
Choose the sentence that uses the COMMA correctly.
  1. Well is the door wet?
  2. Well is the door, wet?
  3. Well is the, door wet?
  4. Well, is the door wet?
Grade 5 Commas CCSS: L.5.2b
Choose the sentence that uses the COMMA correctly.
  1. Next, you dip the brush in the paint.
  2. Next you dip the brush in the paint.
  3. Next you, dip the brush in the paint.
  4. Next you dip the brush, in the paint.
Grade 5 Commas CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.5.2b
What change should be made to the sentence below?

While we were on vacation I bought a sombrero.
  1. Add a comma after "we"
  2. Add a comma after "vacation"
  3. Add a comma after "While"
  4. Add a comma after "bought"
Grade 5 Commas CCSS: L.5.2b
Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?
  1. Cheerfully, I walked home.
  2. Cheerfully I walked home.
  3. Cheerfully I walked, home.
  4. Cheerfully, I walked, home.
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.

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