Fragment/Sentence? Run-on Practice Verb Tense/Verb Agreement Commonly Confused Words

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Fragment
While they were going to the gym.

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You finished your work early, SO you don't have to stay. You finished your work early. Therefore, you don't have to stay.
Fix this sentence: You finished your work early you don't have to stay.

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My neighbor's kids were poorly behaved.
Fix this sentence: My neighbor's kids was poorly behaved.

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(You're) going to bleach (your) hair?!
Choose the correct word: (Your/you're) going to bleach (your/you're) hair?!

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Fragment (missing the subject- who's going?)
Going to New York and Washington D.C for a school trip.

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There was complete silence around me, YET I still couldn't fall asleep. There was complete silence around me, BUT I still couldn't fall asleep.
Fix this sentence: There was complete silence around me I still couldn't fall asleep.

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Correct
Correct or incorrect verb tense? The dogs were barking all night.

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I hope my daughter is (accepted) to University of Florida, (except) she forgot to send in her application on time!
Choose the correct word. I hope my daughter is (accepted/excepted) to University of Florida, (accept/except) she forgot to send in her application on time!

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Sentence
They are delicious!

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Run-on
Run-on or Complete sentence? This is not what I requested the color is too dark, and it's the wrong size.

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NO David went to the soccer game, and MET Cristiano Ronaldo! Went is past tense, so you need consistency in the rest of the sentence.
Is this sentence grammatically correct? David went to the soccer game, and meets Cristiano Ronaldo!

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Back (then) movies were more romantic (than) violent.
Choose the correct word. Back (than/then) movies were more romantic (than/then) violent.

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Fragment
Although he wanted to go to the meeting.

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Complete Sentence
Run-on or Complete Sentence? After searching through his loose-leaf binder of old homework assignments, he finally found the notes he was searching for, and he began his intense study marathon.

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Mark finished his essay, TIDIED his room, and went out for supper.
Fix this sentence: Mark finished his essay, tidies his room, and went out for supper.

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We thought we were going to be the (losers), but our strong offense (affected) the outcome.
Choose the correct word: We thought we were going to be the (loosers/losers), but our strong offense (affected/effected) the outcome.

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Fragment= because is a subordinating conjunction, so it must be joined by a main clause (a subject and a predicate). For Example: I cook a pot of oatmeal every morning before work because eating breakfast is the most important meal of the day
Because eating breakfast is the most important meal of the day.

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Run-on
Run-on or Complete Sentence? Please don't ask me to read I didn't bring my glasses.

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The winds along the coast BLEW the trees over when the weather GOT bad. OR The winds along the coast BLOW the trees over when the weather GETS bad. GOT= the past tense of GET, so
Fix this sentence: The winds along the coast blow the trees over when the weather got bad.

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(It's) crazy how special (effects) can (affect) the (scenes) in a movie. Affect means to influence or to produce a change in something. Effect is a noun, and it means the result of a change.
Choose the correct word. (It's, Its) crazy how special (effects/affects) can (affect/effect) the (scenes/seens) in a movie.

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