Helps for Finding and Fixing Sentences Problems
If you have difficulty with run-on sentences or sentence fragments here are some great resources to help you.
Complete sentences have a subject, a predicate, and express a complete thought.
A run-on sentence is when you put two or more independent clauses (complete sentences) together into one sentence without proper punctuation to separate the ideas. Run-on sentences come in two types: the fused sentence and the comma splice.
A sentence fragment is an incomplete sentence. It may appear to be a sentence, but it is missing one or more of the key parts of a complete sentence.
HELPS FOR RUN-ON SENTENCES:
There are four ways to revise run-on sentences to make them into proper complete sentences. See http://writing.umn.edu/sws/quickhelp/grammar/runons.html for a quick guide.
For additional help check out the following links:
HELPS FOR THE SENTENCE FRAGMENT:
To gain skill in identifying and fixing sentence fragments see the following.
Understanding the fragment: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/620/1/
Practice with correcting fragments: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/exercises/5/18/38