Period and comma.
By: Marina Gomez Maqueo.
We use a period to end a complete sentence.
Where, besides the end of a complete sentence, do we use periods?
Decimal points. (2.6 cats)
Money ($30.00) and percentages (2.6%)
After initials (M.G.M) & abreviations (Dr. , Mr.)
A comma is used to separate phrases or items in a list.
Place a comma before a "FANBOY"
Use a comma after introductory phrases and clauses
Examples of comma:
Examples of period:
- Since I cant ski [introductory clause], I think Ill sit in the lodge for part of the day. - She bought milk, eggs, and bread.
- I see the house. [Complete thought.] - I will call you at 7 A.M.
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