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The girl with the pink ribbon in her hair likes to play in the mud. ) Run-‐On Sentence Example: • The boy went to practice the girl went with him. RUN-‐ON CORRECTED: • The boy went to practice. • The girl went with him. • The boy went to practice, and the girl went with him. Guided Practice Write CS for complete sentence, SF for sentence fragment, or RU for a run-‐on sentence. _____ 1. Everyone was excited about going on a vacation! _____ 2. The students like going to school they go everyday.
Guided Practice Write CS for complete sentence, SF for sentence fragment, or RU for a run-‐on sentence. _____ 1. Everyone was excited about going on a vacation! _____ 2. The students like going to school they go everyday. _____ 3. The children that were in class today. 38 Complete Sentences Independent Practice Write CS for complete sentence, SF for sentence fragment, or RU for a run-‐on sentence. _____ 1. Was excited about the party. _____ 2. The little girl with the ponytail. _____ 3. The little girl with the ponytail was excited about the party.
Write the rule you used from page 30 for the past tense. VERB PRESENT PAST RULE # FUTURE succeed jump kick love hurry flip rip smile try carry went sing catch drive eat 37 Complete Sentences A complete sentence must express a complete thought. A complete sentence must have a subject and a verb. The exception to this rule is when you write an imperative sentence (command) and the subject is understood. Example: Clean this mess. When a sentence does not express a complete thought it is a sentence fragment.