2 Subject and VerbTo find the subject and verb, ask yourself WHO or WHAT? (subject) DID WHAT? (verb)
3 Subject – Who or What Subject will be a noun Subject will never be in a prepositional phraseExamples of nouns:SusieMountainSchool
4 Verb – Action What did the subject do? Some verbs show action: Swim RunLaughSizzle
5 Verb – Linking / Helping Some verbs show a state of being:IsAreDoWasHave
6 Verb Phrase Main verb plus helping verbs. The twins should be going to camp next week.Subject = twinsVerb = should be going
7 Who or what did what? The school must lock its doors. Subject = school Verb = must lockWrite your own sentence using a verb phrase. Circle the subject. Underline the verbs..
8 Who or what did what? The school has desks. Subject = school Verb = hasDesks is a NOUN. Do not label it as a verb!Write your own simple sentence. Circle the subject. Underline the verb.
9 Prepositions Prepositions show relationships. In the tent Around the townTo the parkOf sneakersWrite three prepositional phrases of your own
10 Prepositional Phrases The Subject and Verb will NEVER be in a prepositional phrase.Eliminate the prepositional phrases.Find subject or verb.
11 Subject and Verb Eliminate prepositional phrases. Find subject and verbA pair of sneakers sits in my closet.Pair = subjectSits = VerbWrite your own sentence with a prepositional phrase after the subject.Circle the subject. Underline the verb.
12 Find the Subject and the Verb The top of the building has been replaced.Subject = topVerb = has been replaced.Write your own sentence with a verb phrase and a prepositional phrase after the subject.
13 Find 2 subjects and 1 verbAfter the rain, my sister and I jumped in the puddles.Prep phrases: after the rain, in the puddlesSubject: my sister and IVerb: jumpedWrite a sentence with a compound (2) subject.
14 Find the 2 subjects and 2 verbs Before school, my brother and I ate breakfast and watched Saved by the Bell.Prep phrase = Before school, by the BellSubject: my brother and IVerbs: ate and watched.Write a sentence with a compound subject and compound verbs. Circle the subject. Underline the verbs.
15 Verb Phrases Sometimes the verb will have helping verbs. I will be going.In the morning, we will be leaving for Atlanta.Write a sentence with helping verbs. Circle the subject. Underline the verbs.
16 Helping VerbsSometimes helping verbs are separated from the main verb.Are you going to town?After you finish, will you help me?Write a sentence with a helping verb separated from the main verb. Circle the subject. Underline the verbs.
17 Subjects and Verbs To find the subject, ask Who or What To find the verb, ask What did the subject do?Ask yourself : WHO DID WHAT?