Presentation on theme: "Lesson 3 Sentence Completion. Sentence structure Sentence- a group of words that express a complete thought. Phrase- a part of a sentecnce that does not."— Presentation transcript:
Sentence structure Sentence- a group of words that express a complete thought. Phrase- a part of a sentecnce that does not contain its own subject and predicate. Dependent clause is not a complete sentence- it does not not make sense on its own. Modifiers- develop a sentence by giving further details about other words in the sentence.
Practice After school, Larry studies this ACT book and took tests. After he finished studying Larry went to baseball practice After he studied for the test
Run-ons and Comma Splices A run-on sentences consists of two or more independent clausees with no punctuation. They must be corrected! Comma splice- like a run-on sentence, except that a comma separates the two clauses.
Practice We headed off to the game during the rain the rain stopped before we got there. Correct it?> The computer is an invaluable tool, it links together millions of people.