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.
Sentence Fragment Editing
In this sentence fragment worksheet, students are presented with 16 sentences. Students must determine whether the sentence is correct or a fragment.
Sentences and Sentence Fragments
Young scholars determine the difference between a sentence and a sentence fragment. After discussing important parts of a sentence, students identify the subject, noun and verb of a sentence. They read sentence fragments and determine what is missing from each sentence.
Students engage in a lesson in order to identify sentence fragments and define why they are different than a complete sentence. Students examine sentences in order to differentiate between a noun and a subject. They also identify the parts of a sentence that is missing with the fragment.
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. When they are finished reading through this information, scholars complete a brief exercise in which they identify the subject and main verb of each sentence and make corrections where necessary.
Repairing Sentence Fragments
In this online interactive grammar skills worksheet, students answer 2 short answer questions regarding sentence fragments. Students may submit their answers to be scored
Sentence Fragments, Run-ons, and Combining Sentences
In this set of grammar worksheets, students identify sentence fragments, revise run-on sentences and fragments, and combine sentences by inserting words and phrases.
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.
Lesson 1: Understanding Sentences
In this sentence structure worksheet, students correct 24 sentence fragments by adding the necessary subject or predicate to make the sentence complete.
Students can learn to recognize sentence fragments using these lesson plans.
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.
Fun with Fragments
Students distinguish between sentences and sentence fragments using a worksheet and an interactive Web site
To Run or Not to Run
Although the lesson'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. They correct the ones that are not currently complete.
Pupils practice changing sentence fragments into complete sentences.
Daily Warm-Ups: Language Skills
In this daily language skills worksheet, students respond to 28 questions regarding sentence fragments, homonyms, root words and suffixes. Each worksheet includes an explanation of the topic and practice questions.
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. They study their own writing to discuss the importance of revising.
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.
Sentences And Sentence Fragments
In this sentence formation instructional activity, students determine if the fifteen sentences that follow are complete sentences or sentence fragments.
Sentence Fragments Exercise 2
In this sentence fragment exercise, students are given paragraphs to proofread for sentence fragments. Students are given space to make revisions.
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.