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

100

While they were going to the gym.
Fragment

100

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

100

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

100

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

200

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!
I hope my daughter is (accepted) to University of Florida, (except) she forgot to send in her application on time!

300

They are delicious!
Sentence

300

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

300

Is this sentence grammatically correct? David went to the soccer game, and meets Cristiano Ronaldo!
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.

300

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

400

Although he wanted to go to the meeting.
Fragment

400

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.
Complete Sentence

400

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

400

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

500

Because eating breakfast is the most important meal of the day.
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

500

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

500

Fix this sentence: The winds along the coast blow the trees over when the weather got bad.
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

500

Choose the correct word. (It's, Its) crazy how special (effects/affects) can (affect/effect) the (scenes/seens) in a movie.
(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.