Exercise 4

Identifying the Different Types of Fragments

Directions: In the exercise that follows, you must identify the type of fragment you find.

Choices will include the following: subordinate clause fragments, participle phrase fragments, infinitive phrase fragments, afterthought fragments, lonely verb fragments, and appositive fragments.

If you can correctly identify the type of fragment you have found, then you can pick the right strategy to fix it.

Review the rules before you begin. To keep track of your answers, download the accompanying handout.

Disclaimer: All prizes in this exercise are cyber, which means they have no physical reality and cannot be collected for use in the material world.

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