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Parts of a sentence. Two main parts Two main parts of every sentence Subject Predicate.

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1 Parts of a sentence

2 Two main parts Two main parts of every sentence Subject Predicate

3 Subject Who or what the sentence is about The subject is the who/what is doing the action of the sentence Simple subject: one word Complete subject: simple subject + modifiers (adjectives, articles, etc.) The scary clown chased the frightened children around the party.

4 Ask: who or what verb Paul runs. We read through the story during class. The students will cheer happily on the last day of school.

5 The predicate The predicate tells us about the subject. It includes a verb. Simple predicate: verb Transitive verb (vt): takes a direct object I like pizza. Intransitive verb (vi): does not take a direct object He walks quickly. Complete predicate: The verb + all modifiers

6 Ask subject what? Paul runs. We read through the story during class. The students will cheer happily on the last day of school.

7 Prepositional phrase Can be part of the subject of predicate Starts with a preposition (on, after, through…) Ends with a noun or pronoun Is labeled prep phr.

8 Find the prepositional phrases Paul runs to the store after 6 th period. We read through the story during class. The students will cheer happily on the last day of school.


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