Commas in a Series
Nonrestrictive (not necessary) Phrases and Clauses
Explanatory Phrases
Introductory Phrases and Clauses
Commas in Compound Sentences
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In this sentence, where do the Commas go? 

The five Great Lakes in North America are Lake Eerie Lake Superior Lake Huron Lake Michigan and Lake Ontario.

The Commas go after the words Eerie, Superior, Huron, and Michigan.

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Where do the commas go in this sentence?

Miss Allen my teacher loves IU!

The commas go after Allen and teacher.

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Where do the commas go in this sentence? The snow owl typically found the northern circumpolar region is typically white with black spots.
The commas go after owl and region.
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Where do the commas go in this sentence?

The big bulky Great Horned Owl stands up to 2 feet tall.

The comma goes after big.

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Where do the commas go in this sentence?

I work very hard from Monday through Friday but I enjoy myself on weekends.

The comma goes after the word Friday.

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Where do the commas go in this sentence? 

For lunch I ate a banana pretzels apples and jello.

The commas go after banana, pretzels, and apples.

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Where do the commas go in this sentence? 

Many insects become fossilized when they get stuck in amber.

This is a restrictive phrase so you do not need to add a comma.

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Where do the commas go in this sentence? 

Owls prey on mice and small insects their main source of food

The commas go after the word insects.

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Where do the commas go in this sentence?

After the summer months are over the Snowy Owl travels a little farther south.

The comma goes after the word over.

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Where do the commas go in this sentence?

I would love to go to the movies but I have my final soccer match.

The comma goes after the word movies.

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Where do the commas go in this sentence?

Attending school going to soccer practice and completing homework take up all of my time during the week.

The commas go after school and practice.

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Where do the commas go in this sentence?

Petoskey stones which are found in Petoskey Michigan have fossils that can only be seen when the stones are wet.

The commas go after stones, the second Petoskey, and Michigan.

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Where do the commas go in this sentence?

White and black feathers which are located on the body of the snow owl are used to camouflages it in the snow.

The commas go after the words feathers and owl.

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Where do the commas go in this sentence?

More specifically Owl comes from the Latin word Bubo.

The comma goes after the word specifically.

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Where do the commas go in this sentence?

My mother often tells me I'm pretty yet I try to hide behind my hair.

The comma goes after the word pretty.

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Where do the commas go in this sentence?

Lawrence could finally catch his breath after taking a shower rushing through breakfast and running into his game.

The commas go after shower and breakfast.

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Where do the commas go in this sentence?

David's father didn't believe him, but David was right according to a fossil expert.

The comma goes after right.

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Where do the commas go in this sentence?

In the southwest, the Great Horned Owl an owl that lives in the desert generally have brown, black, and white feathers to camouflages them.

The commas go after the first Owl and after desert.

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Where do the commas go in this sentence?

When Friday night arrives I'm an exhausted tired teacher!

The commas go after the words arrives and exhausted.

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Where do the commas go in this sentence?

I am starving and I want to eat more pizza!

The comma goes after the word starving.

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Where do the commas go in this sentence?

Waves pound against the coastline water freezes in the cracks of the rocks and the rocks split apart.

The commas go after the words coastline and rocks.

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Label which phrase is nonrestrictive and which phrase is restrictive (necessary) in the following sentence. 

Explorers Lewis and Clark, when they were in Montana, found dinosaur bones that they thought were the bones of huge elephants.

"when they were in Montana" is Non restrictive "that they thought were the bones of huge elephants" is restrictive

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Where do the commas go in this sentence?

Sadly, there are no owls in Antarctica, a continent that is made up mostly of ice.

This sentence is correct!

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Where do the commas go in this sentence?

When I wake up on Saturday morning I head straight for the gooey sweet cinnamon rolls in the kitchen.

The commas go after the words morning and gooey.

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Where do the commas go in this sentence? 

I love to eat Bing cherries but once I start I can't stop eating a whole bunch more. Liver and onions however aren't nearly as tempting!

The comma's go after the words cherries, onions, and however.

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