Comma Splices Teacher Resources
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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...
6th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Semicolon vs. Colon...And What is a Comma Splice?
Designed originally for higher education, this PowerPoint could also be used to introduce your high schoolers to the semicolon, colon, and comma splice. The texts do not contain pictures or graphics; instead, they present information in...
10th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Commas and Colons and Semicolons? OH MY!
Take a close look at both the definitions and uses of commas, colons, and semicolons. Commas set off clear parts of sentences, colons come before an explanation, and semicolons join two complete thoughts. Review these types of...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
UWF Writing Lab: Rules of Thumb for Recognizing Comma Splices and Run-ons
Tired of finding comma splices, run-ons, and fragments in your student essays? Look no further than this grammar presentation, which clears up sentence errors with ease. Several examples of each error, as well as opportunities to correct...
7th - 10th English Language Arts
The Compound Sentence: Correcting Run-ons and Comma Splices
Do some of your writers need an extra lesson on correcting run-ons and comma splices? This worksheet clearly defines the terms, provides models of run-on sentences, comma splice errors, and how to correct them. The second page of the...
9th - 10th English Language Arts
Comma Splices, Fragments, and Run-Ons
Differentiate between comma splices, fragments, and run-ons with this handout. Each punctuation error is coupled with distinct definitions and examples. Though this handout does not require learner participation, it is a useful guide for...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Coordinating Conjunctions and Comma Splices
Use the mnemonic FANBOYS in order to avoid comma splices by connecting nouns and independent clauses with coordinating conjunctions. Yossarian the Grammarian gives sentence examples that included coordinating conjunctions.
7 mins 4th - 8th English Language Arts
Avoiding Run-on Sentences, Comma Splices, and Fragments
Punctuation, when peppered correctly through the recipe that is your writing, provides the necessary pauses for your readers. Avoid comma splices and run-on sentences. Simple examples show what each consists of, and the purpose of...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Fused Sentences (Also called Run-on Sentences)
After reading a detailed explanation of fused sentences and studying the provided examples, learners reconstruct nine sentences to eliminate comma splices and fused, or run-on, sentences. This could be used as homework or a group exercise.
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Fragments and run-ons and splices! OH MY!
Clearly and thoroughly display common errors in writing. Slides first give a definition, then examples followed by revisions. Words and corrections are emphasized with different colors, making problems easy to relay. Plenty of examples...
9th - 12th English Language Arts