Rules for Avoiding Comma Splices and Fused Sentences
In this grammar worksheet, students identify and fix comma splices and fused sentences in forty sentences. Students correct sentences, and also fix the punctuation within three paragraphs.
8th - 9th English Language Arts 35 Views 97 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...
6th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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
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
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
Most Common Comma Omissions
Learn a little bit abut proper comma usage with a quick presentation. The slides lay out five situations in which a writer should use a comma. Each example includes incorrect sentences that are corrected in the next click of the mouse...
5th - 9th 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
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
Combining Choppy Sentences
Getting tired of wading through those choppy essays? Provide young writers with an extensive online resource to practice combining sentences, and provide them with compound sentence practice, including ways to connect sentences with...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The ABCs of the Three Little Pigs
Promote sentence variety through an engaging writing activity. First, read through a plain version of Cinderella and discuss what makes it so boring, focusing on sentence structure and beginnings. Then, read a more exciting version and...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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