Commas to clarify meaning: olive ridley turtle
Identify the meaning behind the first sentence. Rewrite it so that there is a comma in the sentence and identify how this changes the meaning.
Identify the meaning behind the second sentence. Rewrite it using commas so that the meaning is altered.
Read sentence 3. Rewrite it in two different ways, each with a comma so that the meaning of each sentence is clear. Now use some of the words from the Word Wall to improve one of your sentences.
1) “Quick turtles are starting to arrive on the beach!”
2) The turtle noticed the presenter was crawling up the sand.
3) The turtle crawled up the beach slowly selecting a suitable place to lay her eggs.