Run-ons, Fragments, On And Ons, Double Negatives, And Parallel Structure

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Objectives: Identify and correct sentence run-ons, fragments, on and ons, comma splices, and double negatives. Identify and demonstrate parallel sentence structure.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Read the statments below. If the statement is true select True, or if the answer is false select False.Run-on sentences are sentences that contain two or more sentences that are joined together incorrectly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Sentences that are joined together with only a comma is not a comma splice.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Sentence fragments are missing a subject, verb, or sometimes both.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A sentence can contain the words hardly and  no and not contain a double-negative.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Parallel sentence structure refers to the repetition of the same type of phrases, clauses, or words in a sentence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Rewrite the run-on sentence correctly using a comma and coordinating conjunction, a semicolon, or a period and complete sentence.The young girl wrote most of her poems without leaving the room, the room provided a quiet space for her to write.
  • 7. 
    Rewrite the run-on sentence correctly using a comma and coordinating conjunction, a semicolon, or a period and complete sentence. Deidra is my cousin, she is very funny.
  • 8. 
    Rewrite the run-on sentence correctly using a comma and coordinating conjunction, a semicolon, or a period and complete sentence.The dog ran out of the store into the lady's arms and she fell on the ground.
  • 9. 
    Rewrite the run-on sentence correctly using a comma and coordinating conjunction, a semicolon, or a period and complete sentence. Our group had several grades to choose from but we chose an 89 instead of a 67
  • 10. 
    Rewrite the run-on sentence correctly using a comma and coordinating conjunction, a semicolon, or a period and complete sentence.Mrs. Dees is a literature teacher, she is very challenging.
  • 11. 
    Rewrite the run-on sentence correctly using a comma and coordinating conjunction, a semicolon, or a period and complete sentence.Sedell is a great singer sometimes she gets nervous.
  • 12. 
    Rewrite the run-on sentence correctly using a comma and coordinating conjunction, a semicolon, or a period and complete sentence. (Include quotation marks in answer.)"He spoke of where he came from, he cleared his throat."-- Grudnow
  • 13. 
    Rewrite the run-on sentence correctly using a comma and coordinating conjunction, a semicolon, or a period and complete sentence.The ground was cracking, the car drove over it, and flipped over in the road.
  • 14. 
    Read the sentence below. Identify the double-negative in the sentence. She hardly does nothing at the house but sit and eat.
    • A. 

      Hardly, nothing

    • B. 

      Sit and eat

    • C. 

      She, hardly

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    Read the sentence below. Identify the double-negative in the sentence. There is not no money for the circus.
    • A. 

      For, circus

    • B. 

      There, is

    • C. 

      Money, for

    • D. 

      Not, no

  • 16. 
    Read the sentence below. Identify the double-negative in the sentence.I have not had nothing to eat all day!
    • A. 

      Not, nothing

    • B. 

      Have, not

    • C. 

      Nothing, to

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    Read the sentence below. Identify the double-negative in the sentence.Mrs. Dees don't give us nothing to do for real!
    • A. 

      Don't, give

    • B. 

      Don't, nothing

    • C. 

      To, do

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    Rewrite the sentence correcting the double-negative.She has not received no love from her mother.
  • 19. 
    Rewrite the sentence correcting the double-negative.I can't hardly buy nothing for Jim for Christmas.
  • 20. 
    Rewrite the sentence correcting the double-negative.Santrena don't have no money to buy no one else nothing to eat!
  • 21. 
    Read the sentence below. Write the sentence correctly.When she went for ice cream. I wanted to tag along.
  • 22. 
    Read the sentence below. Write the sentence correctly.I think you flunked this test. Because you didn't know what you were doing.
  • 23. 
    Read the sentence below. Write the sentence correctly.I always go shopping. At the mall.
  • 24. 
    Rewrite the run-on sentences below using a comma and coordinating conjunciton, a semicolon, or a period and complete sentence.I heard the beat of the drum, its beat is somber.
  • 25. 
    Rewrite the run-on sentence correctly using a comma and coordinating conjunction, a semicolon, or a period and complete sentence. My mother listens to music with me she doesn't like it when I turn it up too loud.
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