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Define a sentence fragment.

Sentence fragment: A phrase or clause that might look like a sentence, but does not express a complete thought.

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Indicate whether this is a sentence fragment or a complete sentence.
Just before eating.

Fragment

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Indicate whether this is a sentence fragment or a complete sentence.
While serving her residency at the Manitoba hospital.

Fragment.

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Indicate whether this is a sentence fragment or a complete sentence.
Clyde refused.

Complete sentence.

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Indicate whether this is a sentence fragment or a complete sentence.
To be a member of the Royal Ontario Museum exposition to Costa Rica.

Fragment.

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Indicate whether this is a sentence fragment or a complete sentence.
Who discovered that insulin was a treatment for diabetes.

Fragment.

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Indicate whether this is a sentence fragment or a complete sentence.
As long as the government continues to provide subsidies.

Fragment.

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Indicate whether this is a sentence fragment or a complete sentence.
It requires dedication to become a full time writer.

Complete sentence.

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Indicate whether this is a sentence fragment or a complete sentence.
In the heart of collage country.

Fragment.

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Indicate whether this is a sentence fragment or a complete sentence.
Since the Homestead Act was repealed.

Fragment.

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Indicate whether this is a sentence fragment or a complete sentence.
Stop!

Complete sentence.

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Indicate whether this is a sentence fragment or a complete sentence.
Inevitably, things change.

Complete sentence.

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Correct the sentence fragment.
Fall. My favourite season of the year.

Fall, my favourite season of the year.

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Correct the sentence fragments.
In fall I can do a lot of things. Hike, play touch football, watch the baseball playoffs.

In fall, I can do a lot of my favourite things sic has hike, play touch football, and watch the baseball playoffs.

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Correct the sentence fragment.
During fall in gander, there are special events. Fall fairs, cross-country runs, bard dances.

During fall in gander, there are special events such as fall fairs, cross-country runs, and barn dances.

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Correct the sentence fragments.
Just drive in the country. You'll see a panorama of colours. Red, brown, oranges, brilliant yellows. Reflecting off the water. What a sight.

Just drive in the country, you'll see a panorama of colours such as reds, brown, oranges, and bright yellows, reflecting off the water. What a sight.

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Define a run-on sentence.

Run-on sentence: A sentence that has two or more complete thoughts, or independent clauses, which run together without correct punctuation.

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What are two different ways of correcting run-on sentences?

Separate the long sentences into two shorter sentences.
Rewrite the sentence using punctuation. It may be necessary to use a subordinate clause.