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Name:_____________________________

Pd:____

GrammarReviewandPracticeWorksheet#1

FragmentsandRunOns:
Whatdoyoucallarunonsentencethatonetriedtofixusingacomma:___________________
Thiskindofclause,whennotaccompaniedbyanotherclause,willresultinasentencefragment:________________
Markthefollowingsentencesandphrasesas(S)Sentence,(F)Fragment,or(R)Runonandthenrewritecorrectly.

____1.AlthoughMaryhasbeenmybestfriend.
____2.NooneIknowwatchesthattelevisionshow,Ican'tbelieveit.
____3.Herhusbandlovestocook,however,hedoesnotliketocleanthekitchenafterwards.
____4.TimstartedhisnewjoblastWednesday,andhereallylikestheboss.
____5.Ihaveahardtimeunderstandingherlectures,whenItalktoheroneonone,Iunderstand
herfine.
____6.Marysignedupbecauseshethoughtthetrainingwouldbeinterestingandhelpheronthe
job.
____7.Meetmeafterclass,Iwanttotalkwithyouabouttheupcomingtest.
____8.Theonewholookslikeamilitaryofficerbutactslikeaspoiledbrat.
____9.Althoughshehasstudiedveryhard,sheisstillworriedaboutthemidtermexam.
____10.Oneofthebestwaystoimproveyourwriting.Istoreadandanalyzewhatyouread.

SubjectVerbAgreement:Circlethecorrectformoftheverbineachofthefollowingsentences.
1. Katrina was disappointed because Dr. Girard and Dr. Smith (was, were)
closing their practice.
2. Kate (was, were) delirious with happiness when she received the roses
Chris had sent.

3. Because Mary Ellen (has, have) not finished her chores, she cannot go to
the movies.
4. The auditorium (has, have) two hundred seats with a good view of the
stage.
5. Uncle Sherman is upset because his care (do, does) not work.
6. Janice told me that the library (do, does) require two forms of
identification to establish an account.

7. Marcus, who won the golf tournament last weekend, (was, were) given a
special award today at school.
8. The underlined part of the above sentence makes this a:
Relative Clause or Appositive
9. Alice, the rabbit-hole traveler, (do, does) not like treacle tarts.
10.The underlined part of the above sentence makes this a:
Relative Clause or Appositive
11.Either milk or sugar (is, are) delicious in tea.
12.Both monkeys and bears (is, are) found in the zoo.

Modifiers:a______________modifiesanounanda______________modifiesaverb.
Identifythesubjectsbymarkingan(S),objectswithan(O),andthemodifyingwordsorphraseswithan(M)
beneaththesentencesbelow.
1. Mollyaworldclassgymnast,perfectedherroutineontheunevenbars.
2. Whiledancingattheparty,Jennysnappedtheheeloffofhershoe.
3. Clint,theboywhogotatouchdownatthegamelastweek,wasscoutedbyseveralcollegeteams.
4. Stuckinafreakblizzard,theskiclubsbusarrivedbacktotheschoolquitelatelastnight.

PronounsandAntecedents:Fillinthecorrectpronoun,orcirclethecorrectformofthewordinthefollowingsentences.
1. Each boy on the soccer team has to buy ______ own cleats

2. James pushed his sister to sign up for ______ first spelling bee.
3. When _____ wants to do his best, Michael spends an extra half hour
preparing for an exam.
4. My lawyer asked if I signed the paperwork she sent over and I informed
her I had yet to do ____.
5. A balloon will fly away if you do not hold onto _____ tightly.
6. Books are stored on the shelves in the classroom so that ______ are out of
the way until we need them.
7. Because Molly was so tired _______ fell asleep asleep at the dinner table.
8. It was (I, me) who stole the cookies from the cookie jar!
9. Jake and (I, me) went to Kennywood last weekend.

10.

dinner

I always wondered (who, whom) baked the delicious desserts at the