Fragments
Run-Ons
Fragments
Run-Ons

100

It ran.
SENTENCE

100

Carmen loved traveling in Italy she thought rome was beautiful.
What is a run-on sentence?

100

This sentence is a fragment.
SENTENCE

100

Americans shake hands when they meet the Japanese bow.
What is a run-on sentence?

200

I remember when.
FRAGMENT

200

I saw a teacher who cares.
What is a run-on sentence?

200

When the light hits my face.
FRAGMENT

200

Our solar system has nine major planets only one is known to have intellegent life.
What is a run-on sentence?

300

Sit.
SENTENCE

300

The girls played basketball, but the boys played tennis.
What is a sentence?

300

The grizzly bear by the playground.
FRAGMENT

300

My car broke down; therefore I need to buy a new one.
What is a sentence?

400

Since none of the people who ate the jelly buns used napkins.
FRAGMENT

400

Most of those computers in the Learning Assistance Center are broken already, this proves my point about American computer manufacturers.
What is a run-on sentence?

400

The vampire and the werewolf, who fear each other, yet wouldn't back away from a battle.
FRAGMENT

400

Some club members were late for the meeting for example, Tanya and Scott came in at 9:30.
What is a run-on sentence?

500

Until all the cell phones stop ringing in theaters, and all the people who think they can sing really can, and televised golf gets exciting, and all the weeds stop growing in gardens, and all the puppies stop chewing up shoes.
FRAGMENT

500

My favorite Mediterranean spread is hummus because it is very garlicky.
What is a sentence?

500

The acknowledged fact that no human has ever provided proof of a wild, hairy, gorilla-looking man living in the wilderness, in contrast to the fact that hundreds of people have claimed to have seen such a figure, creates quite an interesting quandary.
Sentence

500

“Elizabeth, New Jersey, when my mother was being raised there in a flat over her father’s grocery store, was an industrial port a quarter the size of Newark, dominated by the Irish working class and their politicians and the tightly knit parish life that revolved around the town’s many churches, and though I never heard her complain of having been pointedly ill-treated in Elizabeth as a girl, it was not until she married and moved to Newark’s new Jewish neighborhood that she discovered the confidence that led her to become first a PTA “grade mother,” then a PTA vice president in charge of establishing a Kindergarten Mothers’ Club, and finally the PTA president, who, after attending a conference in Trenton on infantile paralysis, proposed an annual March of Dimes dance on January 30 – President Roosevelt’s birthday – that was accepted by most schools.”
What is a sentence?