Unit 1 Lesson 3 - Destiny's Gift
(click the picture to read the story)
Written by Natasha Anastasia Tarpley
Illustrated by Adjoa J. Burrowes
Genre: Realistic Fiction
Target Skill: Understanding Characters - tell why characters act as they do
Target Strategy: Analyze/Evaluate - think about what you read and form an opinion about it
Sentence Fragments and Run-ons:
-A sentence is a group of words that tells a complete thought. It tells whom or what, and it tells what happens. Your writing will be easier to
understand if you see complete sentences.
-A group of words that is not a sentence is called a fragment. Parts of a sentence are missing.
ex. A good book. Makes me happy.
A good book makes me happy.
-Two or more sentences that run together are called run-on sentences. Use end marks and capital letters correctly to keep sentences from running together.
ex. do you want to find out more about moose
go to the library
Do you want to find our more about moose?
Go to the library.
Sentence Fragments and Run-ons