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Run-on, Fragments, parts of a sentence

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Sentence Fragments
Phrases or incomplete sentences missing either a subject, predicate, or a complete thought.
Run-on Sentence
made up of two or more sentences that are incorrectly run together as a single sentence
independent clause
can stand alone as a sentence
dependent clause
cannot stand alone as a sentence
subject
who or what the sentence is about (usually the first part of a sentence)
predicate
tells what the subject is or does (usually the second part of a sentence)
RO
What is this error? You are fun he is boring.
Frag
What is this error? When I wake up at night, fearful.
RO
What is this error? There are many issues one is poverty.
Frag
What is this error? Because you see me dancing in the street.
RO
What is this error? Mark went swimming, Jo went hiking.
Frag
What is this error? Since I was a little girl riding my bike.