Avoid the Dreaded Fragments and Run-on Sentences!

Avoid the Dreaded Fragments and Run-on Sentences!

Author: Janice Davis

By the end of this lesson, students will be able to:

  • define an independent clause.
  • identify a run-on sentence by pointing out the error (comma splice or no comma).
  • correct a run-on sentence by adding a comma/conjunction or endmark.

Aren't you tired of running?  Running all the time, running, running, running.  Why not take a breath?  Of course I'm talking about writing.  What did you think?  Before you can fix a run-on sentence, you need to be able to identify it by error.  Pay close attention to this video and worksheet and you just might find time to stop running in your writing!

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