Language: Mechanics: Punctuation:

Commas

 RIT Range:
161-230
 Printable
Ladder
Learning Continuum Statements:
RIT 161-170:

• Understands that a comma punctuates a written date
• Uses a comma to set off an introductory word
• Uses commas to punctuate written dates

RIT 171-180:

• Understands that a comma punctuates a written date
• Uses a comma to set off an introductory word
• Uses commas to punctuate written dates

RIT 181-190:

• Understands multiple rules for comma usage
• Understands that a comma punctuates a geographic location
• Understands that a comma punctuates a written date
• Understands that commas are used to set off words of direct address
• Understands that commas separate items in a series
• Uses a comma to punctuate the greeting/closing of a letter
• Uses a comma to set off an introductory phrase or clause
• Uses a comma to set off an introductory word
• Uses a comma to set off words of direct address
• Uses commas to punctuate written dates
• Uses commas to separate items in a series

RIT 191-200:

• Understands multiple rules for comma usage
• Understands that a comma punctuates a geographic location
• Understands that a comma punctuates a written date
• Understands that commas are used to set off words of direct address
• Understands that commas separate items in a series
• Uses a comma before the conjunction in a compound sentence
• Uses a comma to punctuate a geographic location
• Uses a comma to punctuate the greeting/closing of a letter
• Uses a comma to set off a tag question
• Uses a comma to set off an introductory phrase or clause
• Uses a comma to set off an introductory word
• Uses a comma to set off words of direct address
• Uses commas to punctuate written dates
• Uses commas to separate items in a series
• Uses commas to set off an appositive

RIT 201-210:

• Understands multiple rules for comma usage
• Understands that a comma punctuates a geographic location
• Understands that commas are used to set off words of direct address
• Understands that commas separate items in a series
• Uses a comma before the conjunction in a compound sentence
• Uses a comma to punctuate a geographic location
• Uses a comma to punctuate the greeting/closing of a letter
• Uses a comma to set off a tag question
• Uses a comma to set off an introductory phrase or clause
• Uses a comma to set off an introductory word
• Uses a comma to set off words of direct address
• Uses commas to punctuate written dates
• Uses commas to separate coordinate adjectives
• Uses commas to separate items in a series
• Uses commas to set off a nonrestrictive phrase or clause
• Uses commas to set off an appositive

RIT 211-220:

• Detects errors in comma use
• Understands multiple rules for comma usage
• Understands that commas are used to set off words of direct address
• Uses a comma before the conjunction in a compound sentence
• Uses a comma to punctuate a geographic location
• Uses a comma to set off a tag question
• Uses a comma to set off an introductory phrase or clause
• Uses a comma to set off words of direct address
• Uses commas to separate coordinate adjectives
• Uses commas to separate items in a series
• Uses commas to set off a nonrestrictive phrase or clause
• Uses commas to set off an appositive

RIT 221-230:

• Detects errors in comma use
• Understands multiple rules for comma usage
• Uses a comma to set off an introductory phrase or clause
• Uses a comma to set off words of direct address
• Uses commas to separate coordinate adjectives
• Uses commas to set off a nonrestrictive phrase or clause
• Uses commas to set off an appositive

 

 

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