comma splices and run on sentences l.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Comma Splices and Run-On Sentences PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Comma Splices and Run-On Sentences

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 9

Comma Splices and Run-On Sentences - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 243 Views
  • Uploaded on

Comma Splices and Run-On Sentences . Robyn Reed Katie Jacob Shivam Shah Sarah Thompson. What is a Run-on Sentence?. A run-on sentence is when two independent clauses (sentences) are joined together without correct punctuation or a proper conjunction. Example:

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Comma Splices and Run-On Sentences' - fritzi


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
comma splices and run on sentences

Comma Splices and Run-On Sentences

Robyn Reed

Katie Jacob

Shivam Shah

Sarah Thompson

what is a run on sentence
What is a Run-on Sentence?
  • A run-on sentence is when two independent clauses (sentences) are joined together without correct punctuation or a proper conjunction.

Example:

    • I enjoy taking classes at Thomas Nelson Mr. D is my favorite teacher.
what is a comma splice
What is a Comma Splice?
  • A comma splice is when two independent clauses are joined by a comma instead of a semicolon or divided by a period.

Example:

    • I can’t wait to go to Busch Gardens, I hear that it is a lot of fun.
rules for correcting run on sentences and comma splices
Rules for Correcting Run-On Sentences and Comma Splices
  • Separate ideas and make two complete sentences with periods.
  • Use a semicolon at the end of the first sentence.
  • Separate ideas at the end of the first sentence by using a subordinating conjunction.
  • Use a comma and a coordinating conjunction to separate the ideas at the end of the first one.
examples of how to correct run on sentences
Examples of how to Correct Run-On Sentences.
  • I enjoy taking classes at Thomas Nelson. Mr. D. is my favorite teacher.
  • I enjoy taking classes at Thomas Nelson; Mr. D. is my favorite teacher.
  • I enjoy taking classes at Thomas Nelson because Mr. D. is my favorite teacher.
  • Mr. D. is my favorite teacher, so I enjoy taking classes at Thomas Nelson.
examples of how to correct comma splices
Examples of how to correctComma Splices
  • I can’t wait to go to Busch Gardens. I hear that it is a lot of fun.
  • I can’t wait to go to Busch Gardens; I hear that it is a lot of fun.
  • I can’t wait to go to Busch Gardens because I hear that it is a lot of fun.
  • I hear that it is a lot of fun, so I can’t wait to go to Busch Gardens.
slide7

Subordinating

Conjunctions

Than

Because

If

Where

After

When

Since

Although

Unless

That

Before

As

Until

While

slide8

Coordinating

Conjunctions

For And Nor

But Or Yet So

works cited
Works Cited
  • Quass-Berryman, F. “A Journey of Self Discovery Through Writing and Reading.” Run-On Sentences and Comma Splices 14 June 2001, 15 June 2006. <www.cerritos.edu/fquaas/resources/runons.htm>.
  • Rodrigues, D., and Myron Tuman. Writing Essentials2nd ed. New York: Norton, 1999.