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Run-ons and Fragments (Grade 5)

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Run-ons and Fragments

Which sentence is not a complete thought?
  1. Beautiful shoes on my feet.
  2. Shoes protect your feet from sharp objects.
The following statement is a fragment:
Thousands of years old.
  1. True
  2. False
Is this sentence a run-on or a complete sentence?

Margaret Bourke-White was a famous photographer she worked for LIFE magazine during World War II.
  1. Run-on Sentence
  2. Complete Sentence
Which of the following is a run-on sentence?
  1. You can use soap to clean the kitchen counter, but bleach is better.
  2. Hamburgers should be eaten well-done, because cooking kills bacteria.
  3. It's important to store food properly and to keep preparation areas clean.
  4. Bacteria in food can cause illness you should take care to store food properly.
Identify the type of sentence below:

While you were watching the movie.
  1. simple
  2. fragment
  3. run-on
  4. compound
Identify the statement that is a fragment.
  1. Greetings, my friend.
  2. I'll do the same for you.
  3. "We're having spinach salad."
  4. "I made it from scratch."
Clean up your mess don't leave it for someone else.
  1. fragment
  2. simple
  3. complex
  4. run-on
Which choice is a complete sentence?
  1. Bill and his parents near the fairgrounds in Perry.
  2. Bill who told me they used to live near the fairgrounds in Perry.
  3. Bill who told me he used to live with them near the fairgrounds in Perry.
  4. Bill and his parents told me they used to live near the fairgrounds in Perry.
Separate the run-on sentence into two separate sentences.

Can you teach me how to make a three-point shot I have trouble with those.

Separate the run-on sentence into two separate sentences.

It will be too hot to play in the gym let's play at the park instead.

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