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Correcting a Run-On Sentence <ul><li>There are many ways to correct a run-on sentence.  </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s start with...
Separate the two ideas into two sentences. <ul><li>It was wonderful weather on Monday the boy flew the kite outside. </li>...
Add punctuation and separate! <ul><li>Correct the punctuation and capitalization and you now have two complete sentences. ...
Coordinating Conjunctions <ul><li>For </li></ul><ul><li>And </li></ul><ul><li>Nor </li></ul><ul><li>But </li></ul><ul><li>...
Using FANBOYS to Connect <ul><li>FANBOYS connect the two sentences together. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t forget to add a comma...
Example <ul><li>It was wonderful weather on Monday the boy flew the kite outside.  (run-on) </li></ul>It was wonderful wea...
The Semicolon <ul><li>;  is known as the semicolon.  You can use this symbol to join two sentences without it being a run-...
Example <ul><li>The book was very interesting the main character died in the last scene!  (run-on) </li></ul><ul><li>The b...
Exception to the rule <ul><li>You may only use a semicolon if the two sentences are closely related. </li></ul>
Is This Correct? <ul><li>Can you fix this run-on sentence by adding a semicolon? </li></ul><ul><li>It was wonderful weathe...
Think Back… <ul><li>Think back to this example: </li></ul><ul><li>The book was very interesting ;   the main character die...
Let’s Practice!! <ul><li>Try using a FANBOYS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I love going to Disney World my family wants to visit D...
Try using a semicolon  ; <ul><li>Daisy is a great singer someday she will be in a famous band! </li></ul>Daisy is a great ...
Try forming 2 sentences. <ul><li>Andrea loves to roller blade after school she hates hates to ride her bike. </li></ul>And...
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Correcting A Run On Sentence

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Correcting A Run On Sentence

  1. 1. Correcting a Run-On Sentence <ul><li>There are many ways to correct a run-on sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s start with the 3 best ways. </li></ul>
  2. 2. Separate the two ideas into two sentences. <ul><li>It was wonderful weather on Monday the boy flew the kite outside. </li></ul><ul><li>Separate the two ideas: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It was wonderful weather on Monday </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the boy flew the kite outside. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Add punctuation and separate! <ul><li>Correct the punctuation and capitalization and you now have two complete sentences. </li></ul><ul><li>It was wonderful weather on Monday . T he boy flew the kite outside. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Coordinating Conjunctions <ul><li>For </li></ul><ul><li>And </li></ul><ul><li>Nor </li></ul><ul><li>But </li></ul><ul><li>Or </li></ul><ul><li>Yet </li></ul><ul><li>So </li></ul>
  5. 5. Using FANBOYS to Connect <ul><li>FANBOYS connect the two sentences together. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t forget to add a comma before the FANBOYS! </li></ul>
  6. 6. Example <ul><li>It was wonderful weather on Monday the boy flew the kite outside. (run-on) </li></ul>It was wonderful weather on Monday , so the boy flew the kite outside.
  7. 7. The Semicolon <ul><li>; is known as the semicolon. You can use this symbol to join two sentences without it being a run-on sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>YOU CANNOT DO THIS WITH A COMMA!! </li></ul>
  8. 8. Example <ul><li>The book was very interesting the main character died in the last scene! (run-on) </li></ul><ul><li>The book was very interesting ; the main character died in the last scene! </li></ul>
  9. 9. Exception to the rule <ul><li>You may only use a semicolon if the two sentences are closely related. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Is This Correct? <ul><li>Can you fix this run-on sentence by adding a semicolon? </li></ul><ul><li>It was wonderful weather on Monday; the boy flew the kite outside. </li></ul><ul><li>Are the sentences closely related? </li></ul>
  11. 11. Think Back… <ul><li>Think back to this example: </li></ul><ul><li>The book was very interesting ; the main character died in the last scene! </li></ul><ul><li>These two sentences are very closely related and therefore you can use a semicolon. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Let’s Practice!! <ul><li>Try using a FANBOYS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I love going to Disney World my family wants to visit Disney Land. </li></ul></ul>I love going to Disney World , but my family wants to visit Disney Land.
  13. 13. Try using a semicolon ; <ul><li>Daisy is a great singer someday she will be in a famous band! </li></ul>Daisy is a great singer ; someday she will be in a famous band!
  14. 14. Try forming 2 sentences. <ul><li>Andrea loves to roller blade after school she hates hates to ride her bike. </li></ul>Andrea loves to roller blade after school . S he hates hates to ride her bike.

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