The Printable KISS Workbooks The KISS Workbooks Anthology
Commas in Addresses and Dates
Adapted from
Voyages in English - Fifth Year
by Rev. Paul E. Campbell 
and Sister Mary Donatus MacNickle
Portrait of Maddalena Doni
1. Replace the missing commas.
2. Put parentheses ( ) around each prepositional phrase.
3. Underline subjects once, finite verbs twice, and label complements ("PN," "PA," "IO," "DO").

A comma is used to separate parts of an address or of a date.

1. Rio de Janeiro Brazil has one of the most beautiful harbors in the world.

2. Abraham Lincoln was shot in Washington D. C. by John Wilkes Booth

on April 14 1865.

3. New Orleans Louisiana has many sugar refineries.

4. George Washington was inaugurated on April 30 1789.

5. Thomas Edison lived in Menlo Park New Jersey.

6. Boston Massachusetts manufactures many shoes.

7. The naval stores will be shipped from Savannah Georgia on April 26 2010.

8. Many railroads pass through Birmingham Alabama.

9. The Clermont made its first successful trip on August 17 1807.

10. We visited Santa Barbara California in December 1986.