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English Language Arts (2021) Grade(s): 4

Use commas, apostrophes, and quotation marks correctly.

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  • Commas, apostrophes, and quotation marks are punctuation marks that are used in writing for specific purposes.


  • Use commas, apostrophes, and quotation marks correctly in writing.


  • Commas are a common punctuation mark used in writing for multiple reasons, such as to separate items in a series, before a coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence, or with direct quotations.
  • Apostrophes are used to form possessive nouns and contractions.
  • Quotation marks are used to show dialogue (speech) in text.


  • Commas
  • Apostrophes
  • Quotation marks