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Fragment Sentences Identifying Fragments and Repairing Them
What is a Complete Sentence? ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
What is a Fragment Sentence? ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Sentence Building Blocks ,[object Object],[object Object]
Fragment Sentence “Baby” ,[object Object],[object Object]
Examples of Fragments ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Identifying Sentence Fragments YES First--Ask yourself IS THERE A VERB? NO IT’S A FRAGMENT Next--Ask yourself IS THERE A SUBJECT? YES IT’S A FRAGMENT NO
Identifying Sentence Fragments Next--Ask yourself IS THERE A WORD GROUP THAT DOES NOT HAVE A COMPLETE THOUGHT? (often begins with  because  or  when) YES IT’S A FRAGMENT NO IT’S A COMPLETE SENTENCE
Repairing Sentence Fragments ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Attaching ,[object Object],[object Object]
Adding ,[object Object],[object Object]

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