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  • 1. 

    Mrs. Colombo grades all her students’ papers.  Every time one is due. 

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    Correct Answer
    B. Fragment
    Explanation
    The given answer "fragment" is correct because the sentence does not have a complete thought. It is missing a subject or a verb, or both. The sentence "Mrs. Colombo grades all her students’ papers. Every time one is due." is a dependent clause and does not express a complete idea on its own. It needs to be connected to an independent clause to form a complete sentence.

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  • 2. 

    Each and every day, all of her students beg and plead for less homework, but it never works because she needs lots of grades in order to fairly assign a marking period grade. 

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    Correct Answer
    C. Correctly written sentence
    Explanation
    The given sentence is a correctly written sentence. It has a clear subject ("she"), a verb ("needs"), and a complete thought. The sentence also follows the basic rules of grammar and punctuation.

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  • 3. 

    Some English teachers research what their students have been learning in other classes. Then come up with creative projects.

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    Correct Answer
    B. Fragment
    Explanation
    The given answer is "fragment" because the sentence does not form a complete thought. It lacks a subject or a verb, making it an incomplete sentence. It only presents a statement about some English teachers researching their students' learning in other classes and coming up with creative projects, but it does not express a complete idea or convey a clear message.

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  • 4. 

    The students anxiously approached the classroom. Clinging to their books and pencils.

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    Correct Answer
    B. Fragment
    Explanation
    The given passage "The students anxiously approached the classroom. Clinging to their books and pencils." is a fragment because it does not express a complete thought. It lacks a subject or a verb and does not form a complete sentence. It is merely a phrase or a dependent clause that cannot stand alone as a sentence.

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  • 5. 

    To give the student caught copying homework a zero. That is the recommended response.

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    Correct Answer
    B. Fragment
    Explanation
    The given answer is "fragment" because the statement "To give the student caught copying homework a zero" is not a complete sentence. It lacks a subject and a verb, making it an incomplete thought. A fragment is a group of words that cannot stand alone as a sentence and does not express a complete idea. In this case, the statement is missing the necessary components to form a complete sentence.

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  • 6. 

    The teachers yelled and the students cowered.

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    Correct Answer
    A. Run-on
    Explanation
    The given sentence is a run-on because it consists of two independent clauses (The teachers yelled and the students cowered) that are not properly connected or separated. A run-on sentence occurs when two or more independent clauses are joined together without appropriate punctuation or conjunctions. To correct this run-on, the sentence could be separated into two sentences or joined by a coordinating conjunction or appropriate punctuation.

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  • 7. 

    Many friends are very competitive. Which some teachers find surprising.

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    Correct Answer
    B. Fragment
    Explanation
    The given answer is "fragment" because the sentence does not have a complete thought or subject-verb agreement. It is missing a main clause and does not express a complete idea.

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  • 8. 

    Jeanie was given a detention.   Because she was late.

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    Correct Answer
    B. Fragment
    Explanation
    The given sentence "Jeanie was given a detention. Because she was late." is a fragment. It lacks a main clause and does not express a complete thought. It only presents a dependent clause "Because she was late" without a subject or verb. To make it a complete sentence, it needs to be combined with an independent clause, such as "Jeanie was given a detention because she was late."

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  • 9. 

    Many students struggle in their classes even though they do all their homework.

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    Correct Answer
    C. Correctly written sentence
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that many students struggle in their classes despite completing their homework. This is a complete and coherent sentence that conveys a clear message. It does not contain any grammatical errors or structural issues, making it a correctly written sentence.

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  • 10. 

    A book that is a real page-turner, causing it to be sold out in most book stores.

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    Correct Answer
    B. Fragment
    Explanation
    The given answer "fragment" is correct because the sentence is incomplete. It lacks a subject or a verb, making it a dependent clause rather than a complete sentence. It only provides a description of a book without any clear statement or action.

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  • 11. 

    She has been reading three hours straight, therefore she lost track of time. 

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    Correct Answer
    A. Run-on
    Explanation
    The given sentence is a run-on because it contains two independent clauses without proper punctuation or conjunction to connect them. The first clause "She has been reading three hours straight" and the second clause "therefore she lost track of time" are not separated correctly. To fix this, the sentence could be divided into two separate sentences or joined with a coordinating conjunction or punctuation mark.

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  • 12. 

    The bookshelves need to be assembled, then they will be ready for my books.

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      Run-on

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    Correct Answer
    A. Run-on
    Explanation
    The given sentence is a run-on because it combines two independent clauses without proper punctuation or conjunction. The first clause "The bookshelves need to be assembled" and the second clause "then they will be ready for my books" can stand alone as separate sentences. To fix the run-on, a comma or a coordinating conjunction like "and" should be used to connect the two clauses.

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  • 13. 

    That is the most ridiculous thing I ever heard, they must be kidding.

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    Correct Answer
    A. Run-on
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that the speaker finds the idea or statement mentioned to be absurd or unbelievable. This indicates that the statement may be a run-on, where multiple independent clauses are joined without proper punctuation or conjunctions. A run-on sentence can make the writing unclear or confusing, which aligns with the speaker's disbelief in the given statement.

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  • 14. 

    Because Martha tripped, Brittany helped her up.

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    Correct Answer
    C. Correctly written sentence
    Explanation
    The given sentence is a correctly written sentence because it includes a subject (Martha) and a predicate (tripped). It also includes a dependent clause (Because Martha tripped) and an independent clause (Brittany helped her up). The dependent clause provides additional information about the cause of Brittany helping Martha, making the sentence grammatically correct.

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  • 15. 

    After Kenny played the drums, he sang several songs.

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    Correct Answer
    C. Correctly written sentence
    Explanation
    The given sentence is a correctly written sentence because it has a subject (Kenny) and a predicate (played the drums, he sang several songs). It expresses a complete thought and is grammatically correct.

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