Understanding proper sentence structure in writing will help you proofread your writing more effectively.
Read and think about the PowerPoint presentation “Fragments, Commas Splices and Fused Sentences” at Grammar Bytes (Links to an external site.) (Once on the webpage, scroll down and click on “PowerPoint” next to “Fragments, Commas Spices and Fused Sentences.”)
Complete several practice exercise (Links to an external site.) sets for “Commas Splices and Fused Sentences” and for “Fragments” at Grammar Bytes.
Once you feel comfortable with these grammar concepts, complete the “Sentence Structure Quiz.” (NOTE: You may complete this exercise as many times as you need to. Your goal is to score at least 16 points to demonstrate mastery of the concepts.)