Commas with Adjectives and Lists

Do you know why commas are important? Commas are used to help readers understand sentences by separating words, numbers, or ideas. In this movie, Annie and Moby show how to use commas to separate two adjectives that are next to each other in a sentence. They also explain how commas are used in a list of three or more items or events. Learn how to proofread commas in your own writing!

Punctuation Lesson Plan: A Hands-On Activity

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-8, students use BrainPOP Jr. and/or BrainPOP resources to recognize correct punctuation in a given text. Students will punctuate original sentences correctly and apply their understandings to authentic contexts. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Grammar Games Lesson Plan: The Importance of Correct Grammar in Everyday Life

Lesson Plan Summary In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-12, students use BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. resources to explore the importance of correct grammar in real-life scenarios. Students will identify and analyze basic developmentally-appropriate grammar rules and create an ongoing review game to reinforce grammar skills for the class. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Commas with Adjectives and Lists Background Information for Teachers and Parents

This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about using commas with adjectives and lists. The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Commas with Adjectives and Lists. It explains the type of content covered in the movie, provides ideas for how teachers and parents can develop related understandings, and suggests how other BrainPOP Jr. resources can be used to scaffold and extend student learning. See more »

Commas with Adjectives and Lists Activities for Kids

In this set of activities adaptable for grades K-3, parents and educators will find ideas for teaching about using commas with adjectives and lists. These activities are designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. Commas with Adjectives and Lists topic page, which includes a movie, quizzes, online games, printable activities, and more. See more »

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