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Sentence Fragments & Run-On Sentences

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Transcript of Sentence Fragments & Run-On Sentences

Sentence Fragments & Run-On Sentences
English 10

Sentence Fragments
Examples
Because she ate a pineapple
How do we fix fragments?
MAKE SURE EACH SENTENCE HAS A
SUBJECT
AND
VERB
Sentence Fragment: A word or group of words that is only PART of a sentence
If the pink car crashed
Such as swimming, running and football
A beautiful lagoon overlooking the ocean
Although the angry chicken clawed at me
A subject: The person, place, thing or idea DOING or BEING the action
Verb: The action or state of being
SUBJECT & VERB
Add the subject or verb to make the sentence....
Dr. Younghans ate a pineapple for snack.
The pink car
Such as swimming, running and football
A beautiful lagoon overlooking the ocean
The angry chicken
Let's Share!
Take 2 minutes and share your fixed, COMPLETE sentences with your shoulder partner. Ready....go.
Run-On Sentences
Two or more thoughts (clauses) that can stand alone as sentences.
They keep going on and on like dominoes...
Mrs. Newport loved traveling in Italy she felt that Rome was beautiful.
The boys played tennis the girls cheered for them.
Katherine is a sweet girl she loves animals and sunny days.
It was the most amazing day there was not a cloud in the sky.
How do we fix run-on sentences?
Add punctuation! (A period)
.
Mrs. Newport loved traveling in Italy. She felt that Rome was beautiful.
It was the most amazing day there was not a cloud in the sky.
Now, you try!
The boys played tennis the girls cheered for them.
Examples
Katherine is a sweet girl she loves animals and sunny days.
Correct the following
Or, conjunctions
and, but, or, for
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