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2 Run-Ons and Comma Splices by Rhonda Lunder Adjunct Professor SUNY Broome Community College Next slide Next slide

3 Objectives Students will be able to classify a sentence as a run-on, comma splice, or punctuated correctly. -- choose the correctly punctuated sentence(s). Next slide Next slide

4 Is the following sentence a run-on, comma splice, or punctuated correctly? 1. Roosevelt saw elephants and lions at the zoo, and he also saw several monkeys. RUN-ON! COMMA SPLICE! COMMA SPLICE! PUNCTUATED CORRECTLY! PUNCTUATED CORRECTLY! Next questio n Next questio n

5 Is the following sentence a run-on, comma splice, or punctuated correctly? 2. Rosa ate the rice, beans, and tortilla, she did not use the hot sauce. RUN-ON! COMMA SPLICE! COMMA SPLICE! PUNCTUATED CORRECTLY! PUNCTUATED CORRECTLY! Next questio n Next questio n

6 Is the following sentence a run-on, comma splice, or punctuated correctly? 3. We wanted fish for dinner so my mom went to the store to buy some fish. RUN-ON! COMMA SPLICE! COMMA SPLICE! PUNCTUATED CORRECTLY! PUNCTUATED CORRECTLY! Next questio n Next questio n

7 Is the following sentence a run-on, comma splice, or punctuated correctly? 4. He lost his favorite shirt but Daniel did not get upset. RUN-ON! COMMA SPLICE! COMMA SPLICE! PUNCTUATED CORRECTLY! PUNCTUATED CORRECTLY! Next questio n Next questio n

8 Is the following sentence a run-on, comma splice, or punctuated correctly? 5. Genesis and Isanel were loading the car, but they forgot to get the keys from Soany. RUN-ON! COMMA SPLICE! COMMA SPLICE! PUNCTUATED CORRECTLY! PUNCTUATED CORRECTLY! Next questio n Next questio n

9 Is the following sentence a run-on, comma splice, or punctuated correctly? 6. Orko was able to finish the painting, he also finished sketching the next picture. RUN-ON! COMMA SPLICE! COMMA SPLICE! PUNCTUATED CORRECTLY! PUNCTUATED CORRECTLY! Next questio n Next questio n

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11 Nice try! Try again! Try again!

12 Listen to the following sentence. Choose which sentence is properly punctuated. If you hear glass breaking, guess again; if you hear applause, you chose correctly. 7. Esther and Rossy flew in an airplane for the first time and both women loved the experience! 7. Esther and Rossy flew in an airplane for the first time, and both women loved the experience! 7. Esther and Rossy flew in an airplane for the first time both women loved the experience! First, listen to the sentence: Next questio n Next questio n

13 Listen to the following sentence. Choose which sentence is properly punctuated. If you hear glass breaking, guess again; if you hear applause, you choose correctly. 8. Leo and J.P. are best friends, so they don’t mind sharing with each other. 8. Leo and J.P. are best friends so they don’t mind sharing with each other. 8. Leo and J.P. are best friends, they don’t mind sharing with each other. First, listen to the sentence: Next questio n Next questio n

14 Listen to the following sentence. Choose which sentence is properly punctuated. If you hear glass breaking, guess again; if you hear applause, you choose correctly. 9. Pilar and Sebastian walked to the grocery store; however, Pilar had to go back home because she forgot her purse. 9. Pilar and Sebastian walked to the grocery store, however, Pilar had to go back home, because she forgot her purse. 9. Pilar and Sebastian walked to the grocery store; however Pilar had to go back home, because she forgot her purse. First, listen to the sentence: Next questio n Next questio n

15 Listen to the following sentence. Choose which sentence is properly punctuated. If you hear glass breaking, guess again; if you hear applause, you choose correctly. 10. He saw his chance to talk to the girl but Y.C. was still too shy. 10. He saw his chance to talk to the girl, so Y.C. was still too shy. 10. He saw his chance to talk to the girl, but Y.C. was still too shy. First, listen to the sentence: Next questio n Next questio n

16 Listen to the following sentence. Choose which sentence is properly punctuated. If you hear glass breaking, guess again; if you hear applause, you choose correctly. 11. Felipe drove fast to the airport but he did not get stopped for speeding. 11. Felipe drove fast to the airport, but he did not get stopped for speeding. 11. Felipe drove fast to the airport he did not get stopped for speeding. First, listen to the sentence: Next questio n Next questio n

17 The End! Thanks for playing!


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