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Sentences. Mr. Lewis. Subject. Person: John went for a walk. Place: Towns are quiet after snowfall. Thing: Meatballs taste delicious. Quality: Silence is golden. Idea: Peace is at hand. Verbs. Physical Action: Sally sneezed. Mental Action: John thinks . State of Being

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Sentences

Sentences

Mr. Lewis


Subject

Subject

Person: John went for a walk.

Place: Towns are quiet after snowfall.

Thing: Meatballs taste delicious.

Quality: Silence is golden.

Idea: Peace is at hand.


Verbs

Verbs

  • Physical Action:

    • Sally sneezed.

  • Mental Action:

    • John thinks.

  • State of Being

    • Jesse is my friend.


Your turn what are the subjects and verbs

Your Turn: What are the subjects and verbs?

  • Bob ate a banana for breakfast.

  • Bears eat beats and berries.

  • Salmon swim upstream to claim their mating territory.

  • Stewart and Theresa went to the dance together.


Verb subject identification procedure

Verb-Subject Identification Procedure

  • Step 1: Look for the action or state-of-being word to find the verb.

    • Example: Kevin reported the theft.

  • Step 2: Ask yourself “Who or what (verb)? to find the subject.

    • Example: Paula is an astronaut.


There are four types of simple sentences

There are four types of Simple Sentences

  • SV-One Subject and Verb

    • Ex: John wentto the store.

  • SSV-Two Subjects and one Verb

    • Ex. Syracuse and Davisplayed football.

  • SVV- One Subject and two Verbs

    • Ex. Joeywent to the park and playedon the swings.

  • SSVV- Two Subjects and Two Verbs

    • Ex. The dog and the catran and chased each other through the yard.


Identify the subject and verbs

Identify the Subject and Verbs

  • Some people decided it would be good to cause a ruckus.

  • Dogs and cats do not get along.

  • Batman and Robin fought and defeated the Joker.

  • The Mississippi River is the longest river in the United States.


Predicates

Predicates

  • Sentences have two major parts.

    • Subject-tells who/what sentence is about

    • Predicates-Tells about sentence

    • Some residents of the desert can survive a long drought.


Identify the predicate and subject

Identify the Predicate and Subject

  • The Australian frog is particularly noteworthy.

  • How can an animal survive that long?

  • Platinum commands a high price today because of its resistance to corrosion.


Simple vs complete predicate

Simple vs Complete Predicate

  • Simple Predicate is the VERB.

    • Ex: snare

  • Complete Predicate consists of the verb and all the words that modify the verb and complete its meaning.

    • Ex: snare their prey in intricate webs.

  • Spiders snare their prey in intricate webs.


Practice

Practice

  • Rosa has been looking for you all morning.

  • Have my keys been found?

  • I love spicy foods.

  • Many different types of species live in various regions of the ocean.


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