Revising Fragments and Run Ons

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SOS - Save Our Sentences

SOS is designed to help students recognize and revise sentence fragments and run-on sentences. This skill is tested on the Fourth Grade STAAR Writing Test in Texas.

This product contains:
a) 20 sets of 3 sentences - combination of complete sentence, sentence fragment, and/or run on sentence in black and white for easy printing
b) Teacher instructions

My students always struggled with the revising questions on the writing test because they had difficulty recognizing sentence fragments and run-on sentences. I came up with the idea of SOS.

Students are given a set of three "sentences." They have to identify whether each one is a fragment, a run on, or a whole sentence. Then they have to fix the fragment, repair the run on, and spot the sentence.

We did this every Friday for several months before the test, and my students aced the revising questions. An added bonus was that I saw a lot fewer fragments and run ons in their essays.

Copyright © Suzanne Kenoyer and Krazy Town. All rights reserved by author. This product is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom and personal use ONLY. See product file for clip-art and font credits.

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Total Pages
11
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Revising Fragments and Run Ons
Revising Fragments and Run Ons
Revising Fragments and Run Ons
Revising Fragments and Run Ons