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Sentence & Sentence Fragments. Sentence. A sentence is a group of words that tells a complete thought. A complete sentence tells who or what and also tells what is or what happens . A sentence always begins with a capital letter . Sentences. Sentence or not a sentence ?

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Sentence sentence fragments

Sentence & Sentence Fragments


Sentence

Sentence

  • A sentence is a group of words that tells a complete thought.

  • A complete sentence tells who or what and also tells what is or what happens.

  • A sentence always begins with a capital letter.


Sentences

Sentences

  • Sentence or not a sentence?

  • 1. The red dictionary.

  • Not a sentence

  • 2. Is on the bottom shelf.

  • Not a sentence

  • 3. Ted to the park.

  • Not a sentence


Sentences1

Sentences

  • Can tell or ask you something

  • Must begin with a capital letter

  • Must end with a punctuation mark

  • What are the 3 end punctuation marks?

  • Period .

  • Question mark?

  • Exclamation point !


Sentence fragment

Sentence Fragment

  • A fragment is part of a sentence that does not make sense alone.


Sentence or fragment

Sentence or Fragment?

  • the grass is green

  • Sentence

  • Where do the capital letters and punctuation belong?

  • The grass is green.


Sentence or fragment1

Sentence or Fragment?

  • the English test tomorrow

  • Fragment

  • Add words to make it a sentence.

  • The English test tomorrow will be difficult.


Sentence or fragment2

Sentence or Fragment?

  • after the ball game

  • Fragment

  • Add words to make it a sentence.

  • After the ball game, we are going to Golden Corral.


Sentence or fragment3

Sentence or Fragment?

  • the blue sweater in my drawer

  • Fragment

  • Add words to make it a sentence.

  • The blue sweater is in my drawer.

  • The blue sweater in my drawer belongs to my sister.


Sentence or fragment4

Sentence or Fragment?

  • it is snowing

  • Sentence

  • Where do the capital letters and punctuation belong?

  • Itissnowing.


Sentence or fragment5

Sentence or Fragment?

  • benjamin and sam are twins

  • Sentence

  • Where do the capital letters and punctuation belong?

  • Benjaminand Sam are twins.


Sentence or fragment6

Sentence or Fragment?

  • under the desk my cat

  • Fragment

  • Add words to make it a sentence.

  • Under the desk my cat hid from the storm.


Sentence or fragment7

Sentence or Fragment?

  • patty visited mexico

  • Sentence

  • Where do the capital letters and punctuation belong?

  • Pattyvisited Mexico.


Sentence or fragment8

Sentence or Fragment?

  • the puzzle on the table

  • Fragment

  • Add words to make it a sentence.

  • The puzzle on the table is completed.


Sentence or fragment9

Sentence or Fragment?

  • joe played soccer

  • Sentence

  • Where do the capital letters and punctuation belong?

  • Joeplayed soccer.


Sentence or fragment10

Sentence or Fragment?

  • ed ate his dinner

  • Sentence

  • Where do the capital letters and punctuation belong?

  • Edate his dinner.


Sentence or fragment11

Sentence or Fragment?

  • After dinner

  • Fragment

  • Add words to make it a sentence.

  • After dinner, we watched a movie.


Sentence or fragment12

Sentence or Fragment?

  • the white house in washington

  • Fragment

  • Add words to make it a sentence.

  • The White Housein Washington is where the president lives.


Sentence or fragment13

Sentence or Fragment?

  • harrisburg is the capital of pennsylvania

  • Sentence

  • Where do the capital letters and punctuation belong?

  • Harrisburgis the capital of Pennsylvania.


Sentence or fragment14

Sentence or Fragment?

  • move along the ocean floor

  • Fragment

  • Add words to make it a sentence

  • Catfish move along the ocean floor.


Sentence or fragments

Sentence or Fragments?

  • clams are mollusks

  • Sentence

  • Where do the capital letters and punctuation belong?

  • Clamsaremollusks.


Sentence or fragment15

Sentence or Fragment?

  • has eight arms

  • Fragment

  • Add words to make it a sentence

  • The octopus has eight arms.


Sentence or fragment16

Sentence or Fragment?

  • favorite daytime activity

  • Fragment

  • Add words to make it a sentence.

  • Swimming is my favorite daytime activity.


Sentence or fragment17

Sentence or Fragment?

  • the rain-drenched forest

  • Fragment

  • Add words to make it a sentence.

  • The rain-drenched forest is home to many animals.

  • Many animals live in the rain-drenched forest.


Sentence or fragment18

Sentence or Fragment?

  • mountain biking can be dangerous

  • Sentence

  • Where do the capital letters and punctuation belong?

  • Mountainbiking can be dangerous.


Sentence or fragment19

Sentence or Fragment?

  • oceans are miles deep in some places

  • Sentence

  • Where do the capital letters and punctuation belong?

  • Oceans are miles deep in some places.


Sentence or fragment20

Sentence or Fragment?

  • spinning silken webs

  • Fragment

  • Add words to make it a sentence.

  • The spiders were spinning silken webs.


Sentence or fragment21

Sentence or Fragment?

  • sharks never stop swimming

  • Sentence

  • Where do the capital letters and punctuation belong?

  • Sharksnever stop swimming.


Sentence or fragment22

Sentence or Fragment?

  • some kinds of sharks

  • Fragment

  • Add words to make it a sentence.

  • Some kinds of sharks are small.


Sentence or fragment23

Sentence or Fragment?

  • most of them eat live fish

  • Sentence

  • Where do the capital letters and punctuation belong?

  • Mostof them eat live fish.


Sentence or fragment24

Sentence or Fragment?

  • sharks have cartilage instead of bones

  • Sentence

  • Where do the capital letters and punctuation belong?

  • Sharkshave cartilage instead of bones.


Sentence or fragment25

Sentence or Fragment?

  • backyards attract many animals

  • Sentence

  • Where do the capital letters and punctuation belong?

  • Backyardsattract many animals.


Sentence or fragment26

Sentence or Fragment?

  • insects reside all over the world

  • Sentence

  • Where do the capital letters and punctuation belong?

  • Insectsreside all over the world.


Sentence or fragment27

Sentence or Fragment?

  • scientists study oceans

  • Sentence

  • Where do the capital letters and punctuation belong?

  • Scientistsstudy oceans.


The end

The End

  • Now practice some on your own on p. 238.


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