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Sentence Mistakes

Sentence Mistakes: Run-Ons, Fragments, & Comma Splices

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Review:  

Each time you write something new, you are practicing sentence variety.  So, let's look at a couple of mistakes that can cause problems for your ever-growing abilities.  

The Goal:

In this lesson, you will learn two types of common mistakes writers make when constructing sentences:  the run-on sentence and the sentence fragment.  Knowing these mistakes and how to fix them is essential for completing your writing scaffold.

Directions: 

1.   Be sure to spend time reviewing the narrator's comments.  There are screenshots of the videos in the printables. 

2.   Watch the first video on run-on sentences.

3.   Watch the second video on sentence fragments.  

​4.   The third video talks about a third type of sentence mistake: comma splices.  Remember those?

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