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1 Subjects and Predicate Escapade The Old School Teacher Click your mouse or use the right arrow key to move to the next slide.

2 Every sentence has a complete subject and predicate. The subject is that part that tells what or who did the action. The predicate tells what the subject did. Click your mouse or use the right arrow key to move to the next slide.

3 Dan and his dog run every morning. Click your mouse or use the right arrow key to move to the next slide.

4 Dan and his dog run every morning. First ask yourself who did the action (find the subject)? Ask, “Who or What did something? The answer is Dan and his dog. Click your mouse or use the right arrow key to move to the next slide.

5 Dan and his dog run every morning. Next, ask your self what did the subject, Dan and his dog, do? The answer is the predicate (run every morning). Click your mouse or use the right arrow key to move to the next slide.

6 You are ready to try a sentence. Jake spilled water on the dog. What is the verb (action word or words) in this sentence? Jake spilled water on the dog. Click your mouse or use the right arrow key to move to the next slide.

7 Find the complete subject of the sentence Jake spilled water on the dog. Now decide what the subject is in this sentence. Jake spilled water on the dog. Click your mouse or use the right arrow key to move to the next slide.

8 Find the subjects of these sentences. 1.My sister ate the popcorn. 2.Jan’s brother walked to school. 3.The pilot flew the plane. 4.Our dad was late yesterday. Click your mouse or use the right arrow key to move to the next slide.

9 Find the complete subjects of these sentences. 1.My sister ate the popcorn. 2.Jan’s brother walked to school. 3.The pilot flew the plane. 4.Our dad was late yesterday. Click your mouse or use the right arrow key to move to the next slide.

10 How do you find the complete predicate? Ask yourself what did Jane do in the sentence below? Jane walked to school.

11 Find the complete predicates of these sentences. 1.My sister ate the popcorn. 2.Jan’s brother walked to school. 3.The pilot flew the plane. 4.Our dad was late yesterday. Click your mouse or use the right arrow key to move to the next slide.

12 Find the complete predicates of these sentences. 1.My sister ate the popcorn. 2.Jan’s brother walked to school. 3.The pilot flew the plane. 4.Our dad was late yesterday. Click your mouse or use the right arrow key to move to the next slide.

13 Now, find the simple subject and simple predicate. Every sentence is built around a simple subject. –It is only one or more words that tell who or what did the action in the sentence. –When you take all the other subject words away, only one or two tell who or what did it. The big dog is running through the town. Click your mouse or use the right arrow key to move to the next slide.

14 Find the Simple Subject Dan’s big dog is really scary. The main word in this sentence was dog. The whole subject was Dan’s big dog. Click your mouse or use the right arrow key to move to the next slide.

15 Find the simple subject in the sentences below. 1.Two young boys walked slowly to school. 2.The girl threw the ball to the boy. 3.Pretty red kites flew in the breeze. 4.Many boys ran in the race. Click your mouse or use the right arrow key to move to the next slide.

16 Find the simple subject in the sentences below. 1.Two young boys walked slowly to school. 2.The girl threw the ball to the boy. 3.Pretty red kites flew in the breeze. 4.The boys ran in the race. Click your mouse or use the right arrow key to move to the next slide.

17 How to find the simple predicate The simple predicate is always the verb in a sentence. It is usually just one word, but sometimes it can be more than one. The brown and white cat was walking to the house. The brown and white cat walked to the house. Click your mouse or use the right arrow key to move to the next slide.

18 Find the Simple Predicate in the Sentences below. 1.Two young boys walked slowly to school. 2.The girl threw the ball to the boy. 3.Pretty red kites flew in the breeze. 4.Many boys ran in the race. Click your mouse or use the right arrow key to move to the next slide.

19 Find the Simple Predicate in the Sentences below. 1.Two young boys walked slowly to school. 2.The girl threw the ball to the boy. 3.Pretty red kites flew in the breeze. 4.Many boys ran in the race. Click your mouse or use the right arrow key to move to the next slide.

20 Compound Subjects A sentence can have more than one subject. Example: The boy and girl lived in the house. The boy and girl are the subjects of the sentence. A compound subject can have more than one noun or pronoun. Click your mouse or use the right arrow key to move to the next slide.

21 Can You Find the Compound Subjects? The children, parents, and the neighbors played baseball. Click your mouse or use the right arrow key to move to the next slide.

22 Can You Find the Compound Subjects? The books, rocks, shells, and toys sat on the window. The books, rocks, shells, and toys sat on the window. Click your mouse or use the right arrow key to move to the next slide.

23 Can You Find the Compound Subjects in These Sentences? 1.Jason and his brother were walking down the street. 2.Kelly and Susan ran on the playground. 3.Terry and her mother shopped downtown today. 4.The boys and girls walked down the hall. Click your mouse or use the right arrow key to move to the next slide.

24 Can You Find the Compound Subjects in These Sentences? 1.Jason and his brother were walking down the street. 2.Kelly and Susan ran on the playground. 3.Terry and her mother shopped downtown today. 4.The boys and girls walked down the hall. Click your mouse or use the right arrow key to move to the next slide.

25 Compound Predicates A compound predicate in a sentence has more than one action. Example: The fireman ran and helped the people out of the burning house Click your mouse or use the right arrow key to move to the next slide.

26 Find the Compound Predicates Dan walked and ran home from the football game. Dan walked and ran home from the football game. Click your mouse or use the right arrow key to move to the next slide.

27 Can you find the compound predicates in these sentences? 1.Jason walked and ran down the street. 2.Kelly ran and hopped on the playground. 3.Terry shopped and ate downtown today. 4.The boys batted, caught, and threw the baseball. Click your mouse or use the right arrow key to move to the next slide.

28 Can You Find the Compound Predicates in These Sentences? 1.Jason walked and ran down the street. 2.Kelly ran and hopped on the playground. 3.Terry shopped and ate downtown today. 4.The boys batted, caught, and threw the baseball.

29 Hurray!!! You have finished the lesson on Subjects and predicates. Hurray!! Hurrah!! Hurrah!! Many of the ideas for this came from the following website: Click your mouse or use the right arrow key to move to the next slide.


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