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  1. Sentence & Sentence Fragments

  2. Sentence • A sentence is a group of words that tells a complete thought. • A complete sentence tells who or what and also tells what is or what happens. • A sentence always begins with a capital letter.

  3. Sentences • Sentence or not a sentence? • 1. The red dictionary. • Not a sentence • 2. Is on the bottom shelf. • Not a sentence • 3. Ted to the park. • Not a sentence

  4. Sentences • Can tell or ask you something • Must begin with a capital letter • Must end with a punctuation mark • What are the 3 end punctuation marks? • Period . • Question mark? • Exclamation point !

  5. Sentence Fragment • A fragment is part of a sentence that does not make sense alone.

  6. Sentence or Fragment? • the grass is green • Sentence • Where do the capital letters and punctuation belong? • The grass is green.

  7. Sentence or Fragment? • the English test tomorrow • Fragment • Add words to make it a sentence. • The English test tomorrow will be difficult.

  8. Sentence or Fragment? • after the ball game • Fragment • Add words to make it a sentence. • After the ball game, we are going to Golden Corral.

  9. Sentence or Fragment? • the blue sweater in my drawer • Fragment • Add words to make it a sentence. • The blue sweater is in my drawer. • The blue sweater in my drawer belongs to my sister.

  10. Sentence or Fragment? • it is snowing • Sentence • Where do the capital letters and punctuation belong? • Itissnowing.

  11. Sentence or Fragment? • benjamin and sam are twins • Sentence • Where do the capital letters and punctuation belong? • Benjaminand Sam are twins.

  12. Sentence or Fragment? • under the desk my cat • Fragment • Add words to make it a sentence. • Under the desk my cat hid from the storm.

  13. Sentence or Fragment? • patty visited mexico • Sentence • Where do the capital letters and punctuation belong? • Pattyvisited Mexico.

  14. Sentence or Fragment? • the puzzle on the table • Fragment • Add words to make it a sentence. • The puzzle on the table is completed.

  15. Sentence or Fragment? • joe played soccer • Sentence • Where do the capital letters and punctuation belong? • Joeplayed soccer.

  16. Sentence or Fragment? • ed ate his dinner • Sentence • Where do the capital letters and punctuation belong? • Edate his dinner.

  17. Sentence or Fragment? • After dinner • Fragment • Add words to make it a sentence. • After dinner, we watched a movie.

  18. Sentence or Fragment? • the white house in washington • Fragment • Add words to make it a sentence. • The White Housein Washington is where the president lives.

  19. Sentence or Fragment? • harrisburg is the capital of pennsylvania • Sentence • Where do the capital letters and punctuation belong? • Harrisburgis the capital of Pennsylvania.

  20. Sentence or Fragment? • move along the ocean floor • Fragment • Add words to make it a sentence • Catfish move along the ocean floor.

  21. Sentence or Fragments? • clams are mollusks • Sentence • Where do the capital letters and punctuation belong? • Clamsaremollusks.

  22. Sentence or Fragment? • has eight arms • Fragment • Add words to make it a sentence • The octopus has eight arms.

  23. Sentence or Fragment? • favorite daytime activity • Fragment • Add words to make it a sentence. • Swimming is my favorite daytime activity.

  24. Sentence or Fragment? • the rain-drenched forest • Fragment • Add words to make it a sentence. • The rain-drenched forest is home to many animals. • Many animals live in the rain-drenched forest.

  25. Sentence or Fragment? • mountain biking can be dangerous • Sentence • Where do the capital letters and punctuation belong? • Mountainbiking can be dangerous.

  26. Sentence or Fragment? • oceans are miles deep in some places • Sentence • Where do the capital letters and punctuation belong? • Oceans are miles deep in some places.

  27. Sentence or Fragment? • spinning silken webs • Fragment • Add words to make it a sentence. • The spiders were spinning silken webs.

  28. Sentence or Fragment? • sharks never stop swimming • Sentence • Where do the capital letters and punctuation belong? • Sharksnever stop swimming.

  29. Sentence or Fragment? • some kinds of sharks • Fragment • Add words to make it a sentence. • Some kinds of sharks are small.

  30. Sentence or Fragment? • most of them eat live fish • Sentence • Where do the capital letters and punctuation belong? • Mostof them eat live fish.

  31. Sentence or Fragment? • sharks have cartilage instead of bones • Sentence • Where do the capital letters and punctuation belong? • Sharkshave cartilage instead of bones.

  32. Sentence or Fragment? • backyards attract many animals • Sentence • Where do the capital letters and punctuation belong? • Backyardsattract many animals.

  33. Sentence or Fragment? • insects reside all over the world • Sentence • Where do the capital letters and punctuation belong? • Insectsreside all over the world.

  34. Sentence or Fragment? • scientists study oceans • Sentence • Where do the capital letters and punctuation belong? • Scientistsstudy oceans.

  35. The End • Now practice some on your own on p. 238.