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Error 1: Sentence Fragment (frag)A fragment is a group of words that is punctuated like a sentence and looks like a sentence but is not a sentence.
Checking for Sentence Fragments
Correcting Sentence Fragments
Sentence fragment example: Might take as long as a month.
This fragment needs a subject.
Complete sentence: The project (subject) might take as long as a month.
Sentence fragment example: Someone on the corner waiting for a car.
This fragment needs a complete verb.
Complete sentence: Someone on the corner is waiting (complete verb) for a car.
Sentence fragment example: Especially on dark winter days.
Complete sentence: I love a bonfire, especially on dark winter days.
Sentence fragment example: Because I practiced hard.
This fragment is a dependent clause.
Complete sentence: I practiced hard. (The subordinating conjunction Because has been dropped.)
Please print this exercise, mark the correct answers, and check your work against the version with answers.