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Every complete sentence must have two components: 1. A thing (noun) (subject) 2. An Action (verb) (predicate) John went to the store. Verb NOUN
Find the subject and predicate Write these down on your paper and underline the subject, circle the predicate. 1.We ate pizza. 2.Winning was his only goal. 3.Heather loves yogurt. 4.I forgot my shoes.
Object Nouns in sentence that take no action. A noun that takes the action is the subject, so any noun left over that doesn’t take any action is an object. store John went to the store.
Subject noun takes the action The subject is the noun in the sentence that takes the action. To find the subject, ask: – What is the action? (something went) – Who/what is taking the action? (John) John went to the store.
Compound Subject and Predicates A compound subject: – When two or more subjects share the same predicate. Bill and I played a game. Who gets the action? A compound predicate: – When a subject has more than one predicate. I went home and studied. What is the action?