Sentence Fragments and Run-ons


Our Sentence Fragments and Run-ons lesson plan teaches students about sentence fragments and run-ons in writing, including what they are and how you can identify them. Students practice identifying and correcting sentence fragments and run-ons in order to improve their writing skills.

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Our Sentence Fragments and Run-ons lesson plan helps students identify fragments and run-ons as they write essays and other text. They are instructed in methods for writing more effective sentences, avoiding run-ons and fragments. Students are then asked to create sentence fragments and then create a complete sentence from another student’s sentence fragments. Students are also asked to identify sentences as run-ons, fragments, or complete and identify fragments and run-ons in writing in order to demonstrate their understanding.

At the end of the lesson, students will be able to identify a sentence fragment and a run-on sentence, and correct sentence fragments and run-ons to effective and clear sentences.

State Educational Standards: LB.ELA-LITERACY.L.3.1.I, LB.ELA-LITERACY.L.4.2.C, LB.ELA-LITERACY.L.4.1.F, LB.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.3.A

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Language Arts


3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade