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1 Common Core Standards Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. a. Explain the function of phrases and clauses in general and their function in specific sentences. b. Choose among simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences to signal differing relationships among ideas. c. Place phrases and clauses within a sentence.

2 Objectives Students will – Identify run-on sentences – Correct errors associated with run-on sentences SWBAT – Self-monitor to eliminate run-on sentences when revising or editing

3 Fused or run-on sentences What is a fused or run-on sentence? – Two or more independent clauses that are joined together without a coordinating conjunction and without punctuation.

4 What? The quick brown fox tripped the lazy dog never moved a muscle.

5 How to Revise Add period to make two sentences (independent clauses) Remember initial cap Insert comma followed by coordinating conjunction (FANBOYS) Use semicolon to separate sentences Use semicolon with transitional word Use subordinating conjunction

6 FANBOYS Fanboys is a mnemonic device for listing the simple coordinating conjunctions For And Nor But OrAnd, but, or, nor, for, yet, and so Yetare the coordinating conjunctions So

7 Run-on or Blab On? On the first page of our story, the future seemed so bright. This thing turned out so evil I dont know why Im still surprised. Even angels have their wicked schemes you take that to new extremes. … But thats alright because I love the way you lie, I love the way you lie. Of man s first disobedience, and the fruit o f that forbidden tree, whose mortal taste brought death into the world, and all our woe, w ith loss of Eden, till one great man restore us, and regain the blissful seat, sing heavenly muse, that on the secret top of Oreb, or of Sinai, didst inspire that shepherd, who first taught the chosen seed, in the beginning how the heavens and earth rose out of chaos[.]

8 Student Sample That may mean hours of writing fiercely.... Other times it means crumbling up pages of cross outs it means retyping one page over and over until Im satisfied with how it reads. Writing is more than following rules and advice it requires that the writer follow her heart.

9 Practice They say we make the greatest hits who am I to disagree? I hear the streets callin y'all was lookin for me The quick brown fox tripped the lazy dog never moved a muscle. She stood up I fell down


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