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A complete, no-prep lesson on how to correctly join clauses and avoid run-on sentences (comma splices and fused sentences).
Includes editable PowerPoint presentation that takes the student through a step-by-step simple explanation of what run-on sentences are and how to correct them. Student is given a brief explanation of independent and dependent clauses, and students are presented with five methods for rewriting sentences to avoid comma splices and fused sentences. At the end of the presentation, there are several practice activities to do as a class. Possible answers are given in the teacher's notes section of the PowerPoint.
Also included is a two-sheet handout students can use for reference that highlights the main points of the presentation and shows more examples. Finally, there are several activity sheets for students to practice identifying run-on sentences and correcting them using a variety of methods. Answer keys are included with correct and/or possible responses.
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