Run-on Sentences

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Slide 1: Tekstslide
CommunicatieHBOStudiejaar 1

In deze les zitten 28 slides, met interactieve quizzen en tekstslides.

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Slide 1 -Tekstslide

Run-On Sentences
Directions: Read each run‐on sentence. Choose the sentence that correctly punctuates the run‐on.

Slide 2 -Tekstslide

Mary wants to go visit her grandparents she hasn’t seen them in two years.
A
Mary wants to go visit her grandparents, she hasn’t seen them in two years.
B
Mary wants to go visit her grandparents so she hasn’t seen them in two years.
C
Mary wants to go visit her grandparents; she hasn’t seen them in two years.
D
Mary wants to go visit her grandparents; and she hasn’t seen them in two years.

Slide 3 -Quizvraag

Larry needs to find his new saw it was very expensive.
A
Larry needs to find his new saw. It was very expensive.
B
Larry needs to find his new saw, it was very expensive.
C
Larry needs to find his new saw; and it was very expensive.
D
Larry needs to find his new saw, therefore it was very expensive.

Slide 4 -Quizvraag

Mildew ruined our outdoor furniture, therefore we had to buy another set.
A
Mildew ruined our outdoor furniture, therefore, we had to buy another set.
B
Mildew ruined our outdoor furniture; therefore, we had to buy another set.
C
Mildew ruined our outdoor furniture, therefore, we had to buy another set.
D
Mildew ruined our outdoor furniture therefore we had to buy another set.

Slide 5 -Quizvraag

It is easy to multiply by 10 you just add a 0 to the number.
A
It is easy to multiply by 10, you just add a 0 to the number
B
It is easy to multiply by 10 so, you just add a 0 to the number.
C
It is easy to multiply by 10; and you just add a 0 to the number.
D
It is easy to multiply by ten; you just add a 0 to the number.

Slide 6 -Quizvraag

Baseball is popular in Puerto Rico many famous players are from there
A
Baseball is popular in Puerto Rico, many famous players are from there.
B
Baseball is popular in Puerto Rico, therefore many famous players are from there.
C
Baseball is popular in Puerto Rico, therefore; many famous players are from there.
D
Baseball is popular in Puerto Rico; therefore, many famous players are from there.

Slide 7 -Quizvraag

Sentence Fragments
Correct these fragments by connecting them to the other sentence. Use correct punctuation.

Slide 8 -Tekstslide

Elizabeth is very athletic. Works out often.

Slide 9 -Open vraag

Under the table. Can you get that glass I dropped?

Slide 10 -Open vraag

Martin read a book. A graphic novel.

Slide 11 -Open vraag

The dog loved his new toys. Especially the ones that squeaked.

Slide 12 -Open vraag

Fragments
An incomplete sentence is called a sentence fragment. It is either missing a subject, missing a predicate, or does not express a complete thought. Read each set of words.
Is it a fragment or sentence?

Slide 13 -Tekstslide

Was the first one to show up.
A
Fragment
B
Sentence

Slide 14 -Quizvraag

I ate two apples for lunch.
A
Fragment
B
Sentence

Slide 15 -Quizvraag

Always shut the back door tightly
A
Fragment
B
Sentence

A
Fragment
B
Sentence

Watch out
A
Fragment
B
Sentence

Slide 18 -Quizvraag

Comma Splices
Correct the following comma splices...

Slide 19 -Tekstslide

Each sentence below is wrong, it has a comma splice.

Slide 20 -Open vraag

Eliza ran to the store, then she bought some candy.

Slide 21 -Open vraag

The stock market has moved in one direction lately, it has gone down.

Slide 22 -Open vraag

Comma Splices
In the following exercise, indicate whether an item is a comma splice or is correct.

Slide 23 -Tekstslide

No one offered to help us, they just honked their horns impatiently.
A
Comma Splice
B
Correct

Slide 24 -Quizvraag

Walking down the street, I could hear the birds singing in the trees.
A
Comma Splice
B
Correct

Slide 25 -Quizvraag

Joe hurried into the room; then he strolled slowly to the window.
A
Comma Splice
B
Correct

Slide 26 -Quizvraag

My sister has never married, moreover, she plans never to get married.
A
Comma Splice
B
Correct

Slide 27 -Quizvraag

The average woman does not find it hard to get a job, instead she finds it hard to get a promotion.
A
Comma Splice
B
Correct