What is a Sentence Fragment? - Definition & Examples


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A sentence fragment is:

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1. Sentence fragments usually are

2. To correct a sentence fragment, you should:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of sentence fragments. Several topics you'll be assessed on include the definition of a sentence fragment as well as the general location of a sentence fragment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the quiz, you'll be tested on:

  • Defining a sentence fragment
  • General location of a sentence fragment
  • Sentence fragment correction
  • Recognizing independent clauses
  • Example of a situation where a sentence fragment might be used

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on sentence fragments
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding ways to correct sentence fragments
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding independent clauses
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about situations in which a sentence fragment might be used

Additional Learning

To learn more about grammar and writing, review the accompanying lesson, What is a Sentence Fragment? - Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Recognize what's necessary to make a sentence
  • Describe the term 'subordinators' and identify examples of subordinators
  • Relate ways sentence fragments can be changed into sentences
  • Understand instances where using a sentence fragment may be appropriate