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Run-Ons and Comma Splices. Click on speaker for sound. Run-Ons # 1 of 2. What is a run-on sentence? Two or more complete sentences run together without proper punctuation make a run-on sentence. Poor: I like fish and I like butter with dinner.

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Run ons and comma splices

Run-Ons and Comma Splices

Click on speaker for sound


Run ons 1 of 2

Run-Ons # 1 of 2

What is a run-on sentence?

Two or more complete sentences run

together without proper punctuation make

a run-on sentence.

Poor: I like fish and I like butter with dinner.

-- One type of run-on is a comma splice or two

independent clauses connected with a comma.

Poor:I like fish, Jeff likes chicken.


Run ons 2 of 2

Run-Ons #2 of 2

REMEMBER:

A sentence has a subject, verb and a complete thought – you have been studying how to identify subjects and verbs, so you should be able to identify the end of a complete sentence.


How to correct comma splices

How to correct comma splices

There are five ways to correct comma splices

A]period and capital letter

B] comma and fanboys

C] semicolon

D] semicolon and transitional expressions

E] dependent word


How to correct comma splices1

How to correct comma splices

**Write down how to correct the sentence below all 5 ways, and then check your answers on the next page.

Students need to understand correct punctuation, they also need to use good grammar.

A]period and capital letter / B] comma and fanboys

C] semicolon / D] semicolon and transitional expressions

E] dependent word


Correct sentences 1 of 2

Correct Sentences #1 of 2

  • Period and capital letter

    – Students need to understand correct punctuation.

    They also need to use good grammar.

  • Comma and fanboys

    – Students need to understand correction, and they also

    need to use good grammar.

  • Semi-Colon

    – Students need to understand correct punctuation;

    they also need to use good grammar.


Correct sentences 2 of 2

Correct Sentences #2 of 2

Semicolon and transitional expression

  • Students need to understand correct

    punctuation; moreover, they also need to use

    good grammar.

    Dependent word

  • Although students need to understand

    correct punctuation, they also need

    to use good grammar.


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