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Adding Commas Worksheet

Commas you use in writing are similar to pauses you use in speech. Commas are also
used to group similar items together.

Re-write the following sentences on the lines below. Add commas


and other punctuation where needed.

Hey what are you doing after school


Hey, what are you doing after school?

1. After school she needs to walk home do her homework and wash dishes.
A f t e r s c h o o l , s h e n e e d s t o w a l k h o m e , d o h e r h o m e w o r k a n d w a s h d i s h e s .

2. I was born on July 30 1995.


I w a s b o r n o n J u l y 3 0 , 1 9 9 5 .

3. Once he gets to the baseball game John is going to relax eat and talk.
O n c e h e g e t s t o t h e b a s e b a l l g a m e , J o h n i s g o i n g t o r e l a x , e a t a n d w a l k .

4. After going to work he will go to the market video store and coffee shop.
After going to work, he will go to the market, video store and coffee shop.

5. Yes I got a good grade on my test.


Y e s , I g o t a g o o d g r a d e o n m y t e s t .

6. First of all you are doing very well in school sports and the chess club.
First of all, you are doing very well in school, sports and the chess club.

7. Finally I would like to tell you what happened.


F i n a l l y , I w o u l d l i k e t o t e l l y o u w h a t h a p p e n e d .

8. Michael David and Stephen would like to play on the same team.
M i c h a e l , D a v i d , a n d S t e p h e n w o u l d l i k e t o p l a y o n t h e s a m e t e a m .

Adding Commas Worksheet


Answers:

1. After school, she needs to walk home, do her homework and wash dishes.

2. I was born on July 30, 1995.

3. Once he gets to the baseball game, John is going to relax, eat and talk.

4. After going to work, he will go to the market, video store and coffee shop.

5. Yes, I got a good grade on my test.

6. First of all, you are doing very well in school, sports and the chess club.

7. Finally, I would like to tell you what happened.

8. Michael, David and Stephen would like to play on the same team.

Adding Commas Worksheet