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Run-ons and Comma Splices Review: From fragments to 2-part sentences , the soldier did not come home with his unit. Missing in action . Because he was missing in action . , the soldier did not come home with his unit. The soldier who was missing in action . did not

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Run-ons

and

Comma Splices

slide2

Review:

From fragments

to

2-part sentences

slide3

, the soldier did not come home

with his unit.

Missing in action .

Because he was missing in action .

, the soldier did

not come home with his unit.

The soldier who was missing in action .

did not

not come home with his unit.

slide4

Run-on

Nora loves chocolate she can’t

stop eating Hershey’s Kisses.

slide5

Comma Splice

Nora loves chocolate, she can’t

stop eating Hershey’s Kisses.

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Nora loves chocolate. She can’t

stop eating Hershey’s Kisses.

slide10

Run-on

The film had a lot of violence it even showed a stabbing.

slide11

Comma Splice

The film had a lot of violence, it even showed a stabbing.

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The film had a lot of violence it even

showed a stabbing.

Nora loves chocolate she can’t stop

eating Hershey’s Kisses.

The puppies still had their eyes closed

they were only two days old.

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Review: Types of Nouns (Subjects)

Abstract:

Concrete:

dog, house, keys,popcorn, teeth, car,

computer, door, hat,

rug, leg, paper…

love, intelligence,peace, anger, humor,

wisdom, worry, time,

jogging, laughing…

Pronouns:

Proper:

I, you, he, she, itwe, they

Chicago, Buick, Sue,

Hilton, Tiger Woods,

America, Target,Robert, Nike, Sears…

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Causes of run-ons:

  • Group 1- personal pronouns
  • it
  • I
  • you
  • she/he
  • they
  • we
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The dark clouds gathered on thehorizon it started to rain.

  • My girlfriend is always angry withme I can’t seem to keep her happy.
  • The rocks are slippery after it rainsyou should wear your hiking boots.
  • The rescue worker ran inside theburning building he never came out.
  • The soccer players were determinedto win the game they practiced eighthours a day.
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The dark clouds gathered on thehorizon. It started to rain.

  • My girlfriend is always angry withme. I can’t seem to keep her happy.
  • The rocks are slippery after it rains.You should wear your hiking boots.
  • The rescue worker ran inside theburning building. He never came out.
  • The soccer players were determinedto win the game. They practiced eighthours a day.
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Run-on

The bus workers are on strike again

this means I will have to walk to school.

slide22

Comma Splice

The bus workers are on strike again,

this means I will have to walk to school.

slide23

The bus workers are on strike again.

This means I will have to walk to school.

slide24

Run-on

This library is poorly designed there are not enough tables.

slide25

Comma Splice

This library is poorly designed,there are not enough tables.

slide27

Causes of run-ons:

  • Group 2: demonstrative pronouns
  • this
  • that
  • these
  • those
  • there
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My girlfriend decided to take one yearoff from college that was a mistake.

  • The building shifted in the last earthquakethis caused the city to condemn it.
  • I cancelled my cable subscription there are too many channels, and I spend all mytime watching television.
  • My mother bought jelly donuts those aremy favorite.
  • Everyone should arrive early there will bea reception before the ceremony.
  • Mr. Ortis reported seeing the child atrecess that was the last time she was seen.
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My girlfriend decided to take one yearoff from college. That was a mistake.

  • The building shifted in the last earthquake.This caused the city to condemn it.
  • I cancelled my cable subscription. There are too many channels, and I spend all mytime watching television.
  • My mother bought jelly donuts. Those aremy favorite.
  • Everyone should arrive early. There will bea reception before the ceremony.
  • Mr. Ortis reported seeing the child atrecess. That was thelast time she was seen.
slide30

Run-on

First we washed the car then we

waxed it.

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Comma Splice

First we washed the car, then we

waxed it.

slide33

Run-on

Now we should study for history later we can study our math.

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Comma Splice

Now we should study for history,later we can study our math.

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Run-on

Before dinner, we had appetizers after we had dessert.

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Comma Splice

Before dinner, we had appetizers,after, we had dessert.

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Causes of run-ons:

  • Group 3: time-sequence words
  • then
  • now
  • next
  • later
  • after
  • second
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Joan put on her make-up then she got dressed.

  • Earlier, the police arrested a new suspectlater they released him for lack of evidence.
  • The professor listed the formulas on theboard then she erased them.
  • Before his inspection, the mechanic sawnothing wrong with my car, after he founda cracked gasket.
  • At first, the festival was calm and pleasant,later it turned into a riot.
  • Finally, the doctor called, now we can leave.
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Joan put on her make-up. Then she got dressed.

  • Earlier, the police arrested a new suspect.Later they released him for lack of evidence.
  • The professor listed the formulas on theboard. Then she erased them.
  • Before his inspection, the mechanic sawnothing wrong with my car. After, he founda cracked gasket.
  • At first, the festival was calm and pleasant.Later it turned into a riot.
  • Finally, the doctor called. Now we can leave.
slide42

Comma Splice

My cell phone has a security code,

however my brother managed

to retrieve my messages.

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My cell phone has a security code.

However my brother managed

to retrieve my messages.

,

slide44

Comma Splice

The police secured the murder scene,

in addition they stationed police

cars in front of the house.

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The police secured the murder scene.

In addition they stationed police

cars in front of the house.

,

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My mother forgot to send her tax return

by April 14th, therefore she had to

pay a fine.

Comma Splice

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My mother forgot to send her tax return

by April 14th. Therefore she had to

pay a fine.

,

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Causes of run-ons:

  • Group 4: transitional words
  • however
  • on the other hand
  • instead
  • in addition
  • also
  • furthermore
  • therefore
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Anna used a cleanser on the bathtubhowever, she couldn’t remove the stains.

  • Judge Judy sentenced the man to 30days in jail, furthermore, she made him do community service.
  • I forgot to oil the chain on mymountain bike, as a result, the chainslipped off on the trail.
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Anna used a cleanser on the bathtub.However, she couldn’t remove the stains.

  • Judge Judy sentenced the man to 30days in jail. Furthermore, she made him do community service.
  • I forgot to oil the chain on mymountain bike. As a result, the chainslipped off on the trail.