Wednesday, 2/15: Commas, Vocab, Vladek

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“Commas +, 2/15.” Place commas in each sentence that needs them and give the reason/rule from the list. Some might need more than one comma for more than one reason. For #9: Combine into one smooth sentence with proper punctuation.

  1. We waited in a long line to climb to the top of the giant wheel of cheese but it was a disappointment.
  2. I didn’t want to wake you up until I had to.
  3. Quiet little Johnny who wouldn’t hurt a living thing on purpose had taken a human life.
  4. This easy fun exercise will help you I believe with your llama woes.
  5. Eddie Baby please ask your dog Caesar to leave the cat alone.
  6. Rachel Ray finds inspiration in cooking her family and her dog.
  7. Before eating vegetables wash them thoroughly.
  8. Until I ate that doughnut I didn’t know happiness.

  9. You must report it. You are in a car accident. There is no damage.


“Vocab, 2/15.”


  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. I didn’t like his ____(ion) that I wasn’t good enough to make the team.
  5. He was a ______ opponent and very tough to outwit.
  6. The old photographs were all ______(ed) to the attic because nobody looked at them any more.
  7. Jean is very _____ about her silverware; she won’t eat at that restaurant because she thinks the forks aren’t clean enough.
  8. He tried to _____ himself into the “cool crowd” by hanging around A LOT.
  9. Some people see boxing as legally ______(ed) violence.
  10. This word’s roots mean “to bend/lean inward.” ______
  11. Now that he had found religion, the former criminal wanted ______ for the things he had done.
  12. (2) He fooled his pursuers with a _____ trick that he ______(ed) on the spot.