Sentence Fragments and Run-ons English 1a in the space provided, indicate whether each item below contains a fragment (F) or a run-on (r-o). Then correct the error by revising the sentence




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Sentence Fragments and Run-ons English 1A
In the space provided, indicate whether each item below contains a fragment (F) or a run-on (R-O). Then correct the error by revising the sentence. (Tip: a fragment is less than a sentence, is not a complete thought with a main subject and verb; any sentence that includes a comma splice is a run-on.)



  1. ______ Amy was looking up words in the dictionary. But was having trouble. She didn’t know how to spell them.




  1. ______ Lawsuits seem to be getting out of hand. One little girl sued the Cracker Jack company. Because the free prize was missing from her box.




  1. ______ Lew and Marian left for their vacation at nine o’clock, they came back at 9:30. Lew wasn’t sure he had locked the front door.




  1. ______ Ellie’s new glasses were much stronger than her old ones. As she walked out of the doctor’s office. The floor seemed to leap up at her.




  1. ______ One of my earrings fell off, it rolled under the stove. I could see it gleaming in the dim light but couldn’t reach it.




  1. ______ Thinking that he would save some money. Vince bought the no-frills brand of dog food. Unfortunately, the dog refused to eat it.




  1. ______ Mark loves all kinds of sports. On weekends he plays basketball, occasionally he gets in a game of touch football as well.




  1. ______ I went to sleep under two blankets and a quilt. I dreamed I was lost in the desert. With the hot sun beating down on me.




  1. ______ My mother loves to enter contests. For example, magazine sweepstakes and charity raffles. One day, she feels, her number will come up.




  1. ______ It rained heavily for three days. A great deal of mud washed into the river. Which now looked like a stream of melted chocolate.


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