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1 The Sentence

2 Subject Simple Subject Complete Subject
The main word or word group that tells whom or what the sentence is about Complete Subject Consists of all the words that tell whom or what the sentence is about.

3 Examples Simple Subject Complete Subject
This book on ecology will provide information for my report. Complete Subject

4 Identify the SIMPLE SUBJECT in each sentence.
Menna typed on the computer keyboard during study hall. The seventh grade teacher wrote her lesson on the board. The ridiculously tall hat blocked my view in the movie theater. My favorite video game was on sale at the store. The energetic children ate too much candy this morning. The lady with the hairnet on served lunch in the cafeteria.

5 Simple Predicate and Complete Predicate
Simple Predicate=the verb The main word or word group that tells something about the subject. Complete Predicate=verb and all the words that modify the verb and complete its meaning.

6 Examples Simple Predicate Aidan goes to the movies every weekend.
Complete Predicate

7 Identify the SIMPLE PREDICATE in each sentence.
Alan and Bryan walked to the store on East Main Street after school. The enthusiastic fans cheered when they saw the soccer team win the district championship. The tired principal got into his car at the end of the school day. Ms. Basone’s students went on a fieldtrip to Disney World. We met our neighbors at Demos’, the best restaurant in Murfreesboro.

8 The Complete Sentence MUST HAVE: -one subject -one verb AND
-expresses a complete thought

9 The Sentence Fragment -Does not express a complete thought.
-a word group that has been capitalized and punctuated as if it were a complete sentence. CAN -confuse the reader

10 Label each sentence fragment (f) or complete sentence (s)
1. Finished with homework. 2. The bird scared Ms. Basone to death. 3. Want to read books everyday in my class. 4. Be a turkey for Halloween. 5. The cute husky puppy.

11 Independent Clause AKA: Main Clause
Expresses a complete thought and can stand by itself as a complete sentence What does an independent clause HAVE to contain?

12 Subordinate Clause AKA: Dependent Clause
Does not express a complete thought and cannot stand by itself as a complete sentence

13 Run-on Sentences Two complete sentences punctuated like one sentence.
Two separate thoughts run into each other, and the reader cannot tell where one idea ends and another begins.

14 How do I correct a run-on sentence?
GOOD QUESTION… glad you asked! Think-Pair-Share What are some ways you know already to correct a run-on sentence?

15 Ways to correct a run-on sentence…
Comma + conjunction Semi-colon (;) Separate into two simple sentences

16 FOUR types of sentences
Imperative Exclamatory Declarative Interrogative

17 COMMAND Imperative Sentence Examples: Go to your room.
Eat your vegetables. Do your bellwork.

18 Exclamatory Seentence
Expresses strong emotion (anger, happiness, or excitement) Usually is punctuated with an exclamation mark !!!!!!! Examples I love pizza! Christmas break is in 3 weeks!

19 Declarative Sentence Make a statement.
Always punctuated with a period. Examples It’s going to rain tomorrow. I hope our game doesn’t get rained out.

20 Interrogative Sentence
Asks a question. Always punctuated with a question mark (?) Example How many goals did you score last night? What classes are you taking?

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