Faulty Sentence: Definition & Examples Video


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A _____ sentence is a sentence that goes on and on. It needs to be stopped.

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1. A _____ is a piece of a sentence.

2. One may fix a sentence fragment by adding _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A well written sentence allows a writer to communicate thoughts to a reader clearly and effectively. Use this quiz and worksheet to help check your understanding of the pitfalls of sentence building, and learn to spot errors that make sentences grammatically incorrect and difficult for readers to understand.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on vocabulary and concepts such as:

  • Sentences that go 'on and on'
  • Piece of a sentence
  • Identification of common faults in sentences
  • Strategies to address faulty sentences

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key terms such as sentence fragment and faulty
  • Information recall - access the knowledge gained about actions that good writers must be willing to take for improvement
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most significant information regarding indications that a sentence may be faulty

Additional Learning

To learn more about faulty sentences, review the following lesson. The objectives addressed include:

  • Differentiate between good sentences and faulty sentences
  • Know how to identify a subject and verb
  • Understand how overzealous use of conjunctions can create run-on sentences
  • Recognize common sentence faults
  • Understand how to address common sentence faults and improve your sentence construction