Sentence Fragment Teacher Resources
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As middle and high schoolers experiment with their writing styles, it's easy to slip in a few accidental sentence fragments. After reading a full-page of information regarding how to identify and avoid sentence fragments, learners rewrite seven sentences on the following page.
6th - 9th Language Arts 69 Views 301 Downloads
Work on sentence fragments with your class using this handout and brief exercise. This resource, which could be used as a reference sheet for learners, goes into detail about complete sentences and the different errors that cause sentence fragments.
9th - 12th Language Arts 29 Views 284 Downloads
Many types of sentences are covered in this presentation. Elementary schoolers view examples of complete sentences, sentence fragments, run-on sentences, and compound sentences. After studying the rules, emerging writers try their hand at identifying these types of sentences in quiz form.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 28 Views 146 Downloads
Avoiding Sentence Fragments and Run-on Sentences
No! A run-on sentence? Avoid using run-ons and sentence fragments in your writing. Provide this review sheet for your emerging writers to practice revising poorly written sentences. This is great independent practice.
4th - 5th Language Arts 18 Views 175 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
To Run or Not to Run
Although the instructional activity's PowerPoint presentation is not currently functioning, you could still use the attached worksheet to give your class practice identifying complete sentences. Ten sentences are provided, and the learner must determine which sentences are complete and which sentences are run-ons or sentence fragments.
4th - 7th Language Arts 17 Views 197 Downloads
Writing Effective Sentences
Part of being an effective writer is having the ability to stop yourself and revisit what you've written. Prompt a discussion about writing by providing the following quotation: "You've got to know when to turn around." Then, use their written answer to identify sentence fragments or places where they can't identify their point.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 18 Views 67 Downloads
Friendly Letter Writing and Sentence Structure
Explore communication through writing by analyzing individual sentences with young writers. They practice writing compound sentences and identifying sentence fragments. The next step has them learn the five parts of a friendly letter. After they identify the different components, they write their own letters.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 23 Views 561 Downloads
Reinforce what constitutes a complete sentence using this presentation. Colorful arrows point to missing parts and clear explanations are presented for missing verbs or incorrect prepositional phrases. Avoid sentence fragments in writing once and for all!
7th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 30 Downloads
Correcting Sentence Fragments
Your independent learners will appreciate this practice opportunity. First, they determine whether the six sentences provided are complete sentences or sentence fragments. Then, in the second exercise, they rewrite each sentence fragment so it becomes a well-written sentence.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 11 Views 140 Downloads
Can your learners identify a complete sentence? Read the 20 examples and indicate which sentences are complete and which are fragments. Then, follow the lead of the examples provided and have your learners indicate what each sentence fragment is missing.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 11 Views 212 Downloads
Tired of finding sentence fragments in your students' writing? Use this straightforward activity to help them identify when a sentence is not complete. Sixteen sentences prompt learners to rewrite fragments as parts of a complete sentences.
7th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 49 Downloads
Sentence Fragments: Worksheet B
Have you diagnosed sentence fragments as an area of improvement within your class? If so, consider this worksheet that asks learners to eliminate fragments. For each question, writers are compelled to create more complicated sentence structures by combining two fragments.
7th - 10th Language Arts 10 Views 29 Downloads
Sentence Fragments Practice Exercise 1
Take your language arts class to the computer lab for this online activity! There are 10 questions, and the user must read each of the three sentences provided for each question. They determine which of the three is actually a complete sentence (the other two are sentence fragments).
3rd - 5th Language Arts 7 Views 44 Downloads
Fixing Comma Splices and Run-Ons Worksheet
Approach run-on sentences, comma splices, and sentence fragments with humor. The worksheet is made up of two exercises, which are, in turn, each made up of a series of somewhat silly sentences that need punctuation help. For the first exercise, pupils insert proper punctuation.
6th - 10th Language Arts 33 Views 32 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Sentences, Run-Ons, and Fragments
Help your kids polish their writing skills. First, they study sentences so they can easily identify sentence fragments and how to fix them. The same type of explanation is provided for run-on sentences. After this guided practice section, emerging writers can practice with the 12 sentences (or fragments!
7th - 9th Language Arts 73 Views 179 Downloads
Explore grammar by participating in a part of speech game. Students define conjunctions and view a Schoolhouse Rock video about them. They identify conjunctions in sample sentences and participate in a flash card grammar game in which they face off against classmates.
2nd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 41 Views 68 Downloads
Writing is tough to perfect. Help your class improve their writing skills by studying different sentence problems. This reference guide covers sentence fragments, run-ons, and misplaced modifiers, but that's just to start! There's a short practice opportunity at the end, but you'll want to give your learners extra practice to accompany this packet.
8th - 10th Language Arts 58 Views 159 Downloads
Clauses: Building Blocks for Sentences
Colorfully animated and packed with engaging examples, this PowerPoint encourages to employ clauses to create a variety of sentence structures. Peer editing of sample paragraphs would provide an opportunity for guided practice with various types of clauses.
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 40 Views 78 Downloads