Exploring Writing: Sentences and Paragraphs

By John Langan

 Exploring Writing emphasizes custom-made studying.  Powered by means of Connect Writing, scholars achieve entry to an adaptive custom-made studying plan which is helping them turn into extra conscious of what they already be aware of and what they should perform.

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Should you imagine any be aware staff is a fraction, wonder: Does this comprise a subject matter and a verb and convey an entire concept? three. extra in particular, be in search of the most typical fragments. • Dependent-word fragments (starting with phrases similar to after, simply because, on account that, whilst, and prior to) • -ing and to fragments (-ing or to at or close to the beginning of a observe team) • Added-detail fragments (starting with phrases similar to for instance, equivalent to, additionally, and particularly) • Missing-subject fragments (a verb is current yet now not the topic) lan71866_ch07_p162-178. indd 173 9/4/09 12:39:22 PM 174 half three Sentence abilities task eight enhancing and Rewriting operating with a accomplice, learn the next brief paragraph and underline the 5 fragments. Then use the distance supplied to right the fragments. be happy to debate the rewrite quietly together with your companion and refer again to the bankruptcy while beneficial. 1Did you recognize that one in each 5 little ones is obese? 2If you think those teenagers will easily outgrow their “baby fats. ” 3You’re fallacious. 4The variety of obese young children during this state has doubled some time past 20 years. 5Creating a healthiness epidemic. 6Too many childrens spend hours staring at tv. 7And enjoying games after they will be outdoor taking part in. 8They eat sugary, high-calorie snacks. 9When they need to be consuming clean end result and low-fat yogurt. 10These youngsters are at the next hazard for top ldl cholesterol, hypertension, and sort 2 diabetes. 11They also are likely to be teased in class, omit college, and strengthen low vainness. 12These difficulties frequently keep on with them via formative years and into maturity. 13Sadly, obese young children have a 70 percentage better likelihood of turning into obese adults. 14Everyone, even though, could make a distinction. 15For instance, being a favorable function version. 16So, reside a fit existence. 17Turn off your tv and take a twenty-minute stroll. 1. 2. three. four. five. task nine growing Sentences operating with a associate, make up your individual brief fragments try as directed. 1. Write a dependent-word fragment within the area less than. Then right the fragment by way of making it right into a entire sentence. you might have considered trying to start your fragment with the notice prior to, after, whilst, simply because, or if. Fragment Sentence lan71866_ch07_p162-178. indd 174 9/4/09 12:39:22 PM CHAPTER 7 Fragments a hundred seventy five 2. within the area less than, write a fraction that starts off with a observe that has an -ing finishing. Then right the fragment via making it right into a whole sentence. it's your decision to start your fragment with the be aware giggling, strolling, purchasing, or speaking. Fragment Sentence three. Write an added-detail fragment within the area lower than. Then right the fragment through making it right into a entire sentence. you might have considered trying to start your fragment with the notice additionally, particularly, other than, or together with. Fragment Sentence Copyright © 2010 The McGraw-Hill businesses, Inc. All rights reserved. REFLECTIVE job 1. examine the paragraph that you simply revised in task eight. How has correcting fragments stronger the paragraph? Is it clearer?

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