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.
In these fragment and run-ons worksheets, students review the definitions for sentence fragments and run-ons and how to correct them. Students then complete three pages of activities to help them correct sentences.
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.
In this online interactive grammar skills worksheet, students answer 2 short answer questions regarding sentence fragments. Students may submit their answers to be scored
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.
In this sentence structure worksheet, students correct 24 sentence fragments by adding the necessary subject or predicate to make the sentence complete.
Students distinguish between sentences and sentence fragments using a worksheet and an interactive Web site
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. They correct the ones that are not currently complete.
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.
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.
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.
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!
In this correcting sentence fragments worksheet, students practice their grammar skills as they rewrite fragments as complete sentences.
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.
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. This extra work really builds their understanding!
In this sentence fragments worksheet, students complete a 20 question multiple choice on-line interactive quiz. Students read the three choices in each question and mark the one that is not a sentence fragment.
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. Use this resource as a quiz or homework assignment after a grammar lesson.
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.