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Subject and Predicate. Two main parts of a sentence. A sentence must have both a subject and a predicate in order to maintain a complete thought; and therefore, be a complete sentence. Subject and Predicate. Two main parts of a sentence. Sentence Fragments.

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subject and predicate

Subject and Predicate

Two main parts of a sentence

A sentence must have both a subject and a predicate in order to maintain a complete thought; and therefore, be a complete sentence.

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Subject and Predicate

Two main parts of a sentence

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Sentence Fragments

  • A sentence fragment is a group of words that lacks a subject, a predicate, or both.
  • A fragment does not express a complete thought.

The girl with the blue hat

played soccer all day long

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Sentence Fragments

  • Take a few minutes to make the following fragments into complete sentences by adding a subject or a predicate:
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Sentence Fragments

  • is on the beach today
  • the funny girl in my class
  • smart kids always
  • like a bird in the sky
  • slammed the door to the house
the simple subject
The Simple Subject
  • The simplesubjectpart of a sentence names who or what the sentence is about.It is the naming part of the sentence.

The fat boy ate all of the pizza.

Wewent to the movies and ate popcorn.

the simple predicate
The Simple Predicate
  • The simple predicate part tells what the subject does or has.

The kids skipped all the way down the hall.

The funny car raced down the street.

the complete subject and complete predicate
The Complete Subject and complete Predicate
  • The complete subject includes all of the words in the subject or naming part of a sentence.
  • The complete predicate includes all of the words in the predicate or action part of a sentence.
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The Complete Subject and complete Predicate
  • COMPLETE SUBJECT

My younger brother

The silly clown at the circus

On rainy Sundays we

  • COMPLETE PREDICATE

likesalphabet soup.

jumped up and down for the kids.

  • go to the movies.
the simple subject and simple predicate
The Simple Subject and Simple Predicate
  • SIMPLE SUBJECT

My younger brother

The silly clown at the circus

On rainy Sundayswe

  • SIMPLE PREDICATE

likesalphabet soup.

jumped up and down for the kids.

go to the movies.

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The Complete Subject and Complete Predicate

Please write down the following sentences on the next slide and draw a line between the complete subject and the complete predicate.

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1. Australia is one of the most spectacular countries in the world.

2. The country is both the smallest continent and the largest island.

3. This small continent lies in the Southern Hemisphere.

4. The coastline of Australia is irregular.

5. It measures 12,210 miles.

6. The island state of Tasmania once formed the southeastern corner of the mainland.

7. The Great Barrier Reef continues along the eastern coast for 1,250 miles.

8. Four species of coral reef compose the chain of reefs and islands.

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The Simple Subject and Simple Predicate

Now take some time to underline the simple subject and circle the simplepredicate.

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Subjects and Predicates: Compound

A compound subject is two or more simple subjects that have the same predicate.

The subjects are joined by and, or, either...or, neither...nor, or but.

Oregon and Washington lie in the Pacific Northwest. (compound subject)

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Subjects and Predicates: Compound

A compound predicate is two or more predicates or verbs that have the same subject.

The predicatesare joined by and, or, either...or, neither...nor, or but.

Many people neither enjoy nor appreciatemodern art. (compound predicate)

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Subjects and Predicates: Compound

Now please write me 4 sentences. Two sentences need to have a compound subject and two sentences need to have a compound predicate. Please underline either the compound subject or compound predicate in each sentence.