Sentence Fragments & Run-Ons . Porsche Nichols Tiffany Burchette Luigi Collana Ingrid Washington. Sentence Fragment-. A sentence fragment is a group of words that are punctuated like a sentence but lacks the proper elements that form a complete sentence, such as a subject or a verb.
Example: For my college composition class we were asked to come up with presentations to help us in reediting our papers.
I work all day in the office ; I exercise in the evening.
Because I work all day at a desk, I enjoy exercising in the evenings with my friends at the YMCA.
I go immediately home from work. After that I go straight to the gym.
Example : I work all day in the office, I exercise in the evening.
Example: I ran along the waterfront and when I got home I really felt the burn.
Read sentences aloud
Read in reverse order
Be alert for subordinates at the beginning of a sentence
Read aloud and out of order
If you stumble then the sentence needs attention