English grammar

Module 11, Punctuation: End Points and Comma, Lesson 6:

Comma - Prepositional Phrases

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English grammar
Prompt:
Long introductory prepositional phrases are usually marked off by commas: "After the homecoming game, students attended a dance."

Practice What You've Learned

English grammar
Directions:
One or more commas have been omitted from each of the following sentences. Insert commas by clicking the space between the words where you desire a comma to be.
1.
Near, the, breaking, waves, seagulls, scratched, in, the, sand.
2.
Next, to, the, lifeguard, tower, surfers, were, gathering.
3.
Above, the, breakwater, brown, pelicans, were, soaring, in, the, wind.
4.
Throughout, the, morning, the, pounding, surf, could, be, heard.
5.
At, the, top, of, a, wave, one, surfer, caught, the, ride, of, his, life.
6.
Within, the, tube, of, the, wave, surfboard, and, surfer, were, one.
7.
Across, the, sandy, beach, the, tide, ebbed, and, flowed, in, constant, rhythm.
8.
Upon, the, foam, and, fiberglass, boards, surfers, ventured, into, the, pounding, surf.
9.
Within, the, valley, of, the, wave, the, surfer, prepared, to, ride.
10.
On, the, shore, the, gallery, of, spectators, watched.
11.
Beneath, the, surfer's, feet, the, waxed, board, cut, the, waves.
12.
Like, a, dolphin, the, board, propelled, the, surfer, forward.
13.
Down, the, face, of, the, wave, the, surfer, cut, a, path.
14.
Atop, the, sandy, beach, a, fire, pit, warmed, the, resting, surfers.
15.
Below, the, lifeguard, tower, the, shadows, played, on, the, sand.
16.
Along, the, stretch, of, the, beach, surfers, bobbed, in, the, water.
17.
Without, a, wetsuit, a, surfer, would, be, cold, in, the, water.
18.
Toward, the, end, of, the, day, surfers, reluctantly, went, home.
19.
For, each, day, in, the, surf, surfers, store, memories, for, the, winter.
20.
Until, the, arrival, of, the, summer, sun, surfers, will, dream, of, the, endless, summer.
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