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									Run-ons
    Have two or more clauses “run-
       together” in your work?
1. You must try Horton’s Hamburgers’s it’s
   fantastic!
2. We gave the food to the experts and they
   agreed.
3. The dance was in full swing in the gym
   people crowded together.
4. The wrapping paper needed cutting we could
   not find the scissors.
    Four ways to correct run-ons
With end marks and capitols:
Ex. The dance was in full swing in the gym
    people crowded together.

Ex. Corrected. The dance was in full swing. In
               the gym, people crowded
                together.
    Four ways to correct run-ons
With commas and conjunctions:
Ex. The wrapping paper needed cutting we could
  not locate the scissors.

Ex. Corrected The wrapping paper needed
  cutting, but we could not locate the scissors.
    Four ways to correct run-ons
With semicolons ;

Ex. Our city has many cultural activities, for
  example it hosts the National Ballet.

Ex. Corrected Our city has many cultural
  activities; for example, it hosts the national
  ballet.
    Four ways to correct run-ons
By Rewriting

Ex. We replaced the spark plugs the filter was
    also bad.

Ex. Corrected We replaced the spark plugs and
              the filter.
                   You Try
1. I want to study dance it is a beautiful art
   form.
2. The horse show began late someone
   misplaced the registration forms.
3. Many Italian dukes were successful
   businessmen they were willing to spend
   some of the money they earned to support
   the arts.
       Checklist for Persuasive Essay
Must Persuade Must follow     Must be w/o   Must be w/o   Must have
              format -5 para. fragments     run-ons       examples that
              outline                                     support main
                                                          ideas
20 points     20 points      20 points      20 points     20 points
possible      possible       possible       possible      possible

								
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