Curriculum for Expressive Punctuation: Commas

This lesson looks at two common clause patterns that use commas: providing the circumstances of an event, and clarifying a statement with additional detail.

Australia

Australian National Curriculum F-10

Understand the uses of commas to separate clauses

Understand how punctuation is used along with layout and font variations in constructing texts for different audiences and purposes

Australian National Curriculum Senior Secondary

ACEEN033

Year 11 Year 12

Create a range of texts experimenting with text structures, language features and multimodal devices

ACEEN037

Year 11 Year 12

Create a range of texts using accurate spelling, punctuation, syntax and metalanguage

ACEEN051

Year 11 Year 12

Create a range of texts making innovative and imaginative use of language features

ACEEN070

Year 11 Year 12

Create a range of texts using nuanced language

ACEEA100

Year 11 Year 12

Create a range of texts using stylistic and grammatical choices for effect, including complex lexical elements, modality in the past conditional and subject-specific language forms and features

United States

Common Core

Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.