Today's tool: Statement Sentences!
A statement sentence is a complete idea that makes sense when you read it. It ends with a full stop. Like this. Putting the full stop in the. Wrong place makes it sound strange. Like that. And not putting a full stop at all in your writing makes it very hard to read because you don’t have any clear signal to stop and breathe until you realise it is too late unless you use other punctuation such as a comma to break up your clauses or ideas. Like that.
Spot the errors below and correct them; where does one complete idea end, and another begin? What happens after the full stop? You could try cutting and pasting the writing to help you!
The fearsome cowboy jumped down from his horse and stepped towards the Sheriff the Sheriff looked at the cowboy in disgust nosey villagers started to gather in the dusty courtyard while the two enemies glared silence