Presentation on theme: "The subject of a sentence is the person, place or thing the sentence tells about. The teacherA giraffe Paris."— Presentation transcript:
The subject of a sentence is the person, place or thing the sentence tells about. The teacherA giraffe Paris
The Complete Subject This includes all the words in the subject. The happy children Scary animals in the story My favorite dessert
The simple subject This is usually a noun or pronoun- the main word or words in the complete subject. I, you, he, she, we, they, John, Mary, Taiwan, New Zealand
A compound subject This has two or more nouns that make up the subject. The spines of a cactus The towers of the castle The prince and princess
The Predicate This tells what the subject does or did. eat play go went had make found see like climb ran danced saw
The Complete Predicate This includes all the words in the predicate. She is playing tennis. They will go to America next year. My mother has to work every day. The students eat lunch at 12 o’clock.
The simple predicate The simple predicate is the verb-the action word or words or linking verb in the complete predicate. I saw the bird outside the window. They returned to Taiwan yesterday. John is going to the supermarket. She went swimming last weekend.
A Compound Predicate Compound predicates have two or more verbs. She ate dinner and then watched a movie. They walked or biked to school every day. The cakes look pretty and taste great..