Name________________ Date________________ SSeenntteennccee FFrraaggmmeennttss * An incomplete sentence is called a sentence fragment. A fragment lacks either a subject, a predicate, or does not communicate a complete thought. Here are some examples of sentence fragments: Example: Saw that it was time to leave. lacks a subject Example: The king and all his men. lacks a predicate Example: Before we went to soccer practice. does not communicate a complete thought ________________________________________ ________________________________ Directions: Decide whether each group of words is a sentence (S) or a fragment (F). Example: Don t think I can do it. ______F_____ 1) Daniel can come. 1) ____________ 2) I didn t know that. 2) ____________ 3) Went to the store. 3) ____________ 4) Singing loudly all day long. 4) ____________ 5) Once they get here. 5) ____________ 6) What time will they be here? 6) ____________ 7) Went to the beach and it was fun. 7) ____________ 8) Without increasing his test scores. 8) ____________ 9) A high quality car. 9) ____________ 10) The thunder scared us all. 10) ____________ 11) Annie and her best friend Julia. 11) ____________ 12) I am very tired, but I cannot sleep. 12) ____________ 13) Five slices of pizza. 13) ____________ 14) Until 2:30 in the morning! 14) ____________ 15) While Thomas was making dinner. 15) ____________ 16) Didn t have a care in the world. 16) ____________ 17) All of the guards at the castle. 17) ____________ 18) Ahhh, she yawned, I am getting tired. 18) ____________ 19) They were married that afternoon. 19) ____________ 20) Any day they want to come. 20) ____________
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ANSWER KEY Fragments & Sentences If the group of words is a complete sentence, write the letter S on the line. If the group of words is a fragment, write an F on the line.
3 10. Punctuation • A question ends with a question mark [?]. • A semi-colon [;] is not a comma. It joins two clauses of a compound sentence: We were bored with the programs on TV; we decided to go to the library.