For this grammar worksheet, students read and correct ten run-on sentences by separating each one with a comma and one of the conjunctions and, but, or, nor or for.
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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
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
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 activity 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
Fused Sentences (Run-on Sentences)
Run-on sentences can be annoying to read, and are a tough habit to break in writing! Fix this problem in your language arts class with this straightforward grammar worksheet. Pupils rewrite fourteen sentences to split run-on sentences...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
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