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1 Common Core StandardsDemonstrate 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— SWBAT— Identify run-on sentences Correct errors associated with run-on sentencesSWBAT—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 dognever moved a muscle.
5 How to ReviseAdd period to make two sentences (independent clauses) Remember initial capInsert comma followed by coordinating conjunction (FANBOYS)Use semicolon to separate sentencesUse semicolon with transitional wordUse subordinating conjunction
6 FANBOYSFanboys is a mnemonic device for listing the simple coordinating conjunctionsForAndNorButOr And, but, or, nor, for, yet, and soYet are the coordinating conjunctionsSo
7 Run-on or Blab On?Of man’s first disobedience, and the fruit of that forbidden tree, whose mortal taste brought death into the world, and all our woe, with 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[.]On the first page of our story, the future seemed so bright. This thing turned out so evil I don’t know why I’m still surprised. Even angels have their wicked schemes you take that to new extremes. … But that’s alright because I love the way you lie, I love the way you lie.
8 Student SampleThat 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 I’m 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 meThe quick brown fox tripped the lazy dog never moved a muscle.She stood up I fell down