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1 Harcourt Lesson 6 Grammar Day 2 Compound Predicates

2 A complete sentence has two parts: Subject Predicate tells who or what the sentence is about tells what the subject does or is

3 The BIG Question: How can I write a sentence with a compound subject?

4 Hershey Park and Great Adventure are fun places to visit. Mom and grammy are baking pies in the kitchen. My brother and his best friend played basketball after school. A dog or a cat would make a good pet. Blue, purple, and pink are my favorite colors. Spiders, snakes, and rats scare me.

5 Lily took the dog for a walk. Her brother took the dog for a walk. Lily and her brother took the dog for a walk. The students toured the aquarium. Their parents toured the aquarium. The students and their parents toured the aquarium.

6 A complete sentence has two parts: Subject Predicate tells who or what the sentence is about tells what the subject does or is

7 all of the words that tell what the subject does or is the main word or words in the complete predicate of a sentence

8 1.My little sister fell out of the tree. 2.Aunt Pat baked a blueberry pie. 3.I finished my math homework. 4.Dad forgot to set his alarm. 5.The tall boy sat in the back row.

9 The BIG Question: How can I write a sentence with a compound predicate?

10 A compound predicate is made up of two or more predicates joined by a conjunction, such as and, but, or or. My family walked through the art gallery and admired the beautiful pictures.

11 The children cleaned the floor and set the table for dinner.

12 My sister talked on the phone but didn’t clean up her messy bedroom.

13 My brother will take out the trash or wash the dishes.

14 A compound predicate is made up of two or more predicates joined by a conjunction, such as and, but, or or. Jeremy brushed his teeth, put on his pajamas, and went to bed. If there are three or more predicates in a compound predicate, use commas to separate them. Jeremy brushed his teeth, put on his pajamas, and went to bed.

15 Every day Laura reads, writes in her journal, and practices her math facts.

16 1.My little sister fell out of the tree and broke her arm. 2.Aunt Pat baked a blueberry pie and made homemade ice cream. 3.I finished my math homework, studied for my science test, and read for 20 minutes. 4.Dad forgot to set his alarm but woke up on time anyway. 5.The tall boy sat in the back row and craned his neck to see.

17 The BIG Question: How can I write a sentence with a compound predicate?

18 Molly sings in the choir. Molly plays the clarinet in the band. Molly sings in the choir and plays the clarinet in the band. Simple sentences that have the same subject can be combined to make one sentence with a compound predicate.

19 Peter fed the chickens. Peter milked the cows. Peter fed the chickens and milked the cows. Simple sentences that have the same subject can be combined to make one sentence with a compound predicate.

20 The oxen walked slowly yesterday. The oxen darted down the trail today. The oxen walked slowly yesterday but darted down the trail today. Simple sentences that have the same subject can be combined to make one sentence with a compound predicate.

21 Tom and I will go to the store now. Tom and I will wait until later. Tom and I will go to the store now or will wait until later. Simple sentences that have the same subject can be combined to make one sentence with a compound predicate.

22 Mark plays baseball and sings in the choir. Mark gets good grades. Mark plays baseball, sings in the choir, and gets good grades.

23 Pa planted seeds and watered the garden. Pa picked the vegetables. Pa planted seeds, watered the garden, and picked the vegetables.


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