Name Grammar 1.3.3 Run-On Sentences Two or more simple sentences that run together are called run-on sentences. A run-on sentence may be corrected by forming a compound sentence. The conjunctions and, but, or, and so are used to form compound sentences. Lauren does not have a sister Maxim does. Lauren does not have a sister, but Maxim does. > Correct each run-on sentence by forming a compound sentence. Write the conjunction and then write the compound sentence. 1. My aunt does not eat meat she does not eat eggs. 2. Samantha can make toast she cannot make pancakes. 3. Do you like the winter do you prefer the summer? 4. My cat likes sleeping on the couch he likes sleeping on my bed more. 5. Will you leave now will you stay longer? > Revisit your piece of writing. Edit the draft to make sure all run-on sentences are corrected. Grade 3 • Compound Sentences Printable © Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.