Writing Clear, Error-Free Sentences Part II

Two additional sentence errors are sentence fragments and run-on sentences. A fragmentis an incomplete sentence that lacks a subject or verb or is a clause that depends onanother clause to be complete. A run-on occurs when sentences are joined together withoutcorrect connecting words or punctuation.Read Chapter 20 “Fragments” pages 367-378 and Chapter 21 “Run-Ons” pages 380-390.In a document (DOC or DOCX), complete Review Test 3 on page 380 and Review Tests 1 and 2 on pages 391-392. These exercises will provide more practice in avoiding sentence fragments and run-on sentences.