Warm-Up – Writer’s Notebook “Sentence Fragments” • Sentence Fragment – group of words that is only part of a sentence, is not a complete thought, and contains ending punctuation. They contain no independent clauses. Fragments are created by the following errors: A. Missing a SUBJECT, a VERB, and/or a SUB/VERB combination. B. A DEPENDENT clause ending with a period/question mark/exclamation point. How can I repair these fragments? • Fragment – Waited for the boat. • Fragment – Zombies of a certain type. How can I repair these fragments? • Fragment – Near the school. • Fragment – While we waited for the zombie. How can I repair these fragments? • Although the zombie snored. How can I repair this writing by attaching the fragment to a near by sentence? We saw the two girls. Waiting for the bus. While the zombie attacked. Students ran screaming into the halls.