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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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