Sentence Fragments

Sentence Fragments

Author: Alexis Vince

Students will understand what is necessary to make a complete sentence.

They will be able to tell the difference between a sentence fragment and a complete sentence.

A complete sentence needs a subject and a predicate in order to be a complete sentence. Otherwise, it is called a sentence fragment. 

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1) A sentence fragment is an incomplete sentence. It cannot stand by itself.

2) All complete sentences have a subject and a predicate.

3) A subject is who or what the sentence is about. 

4) A predicate tells what the subject is doing. 

5) Remember your punctuation mark at the end of your sentence.



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