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  1. Subject and Predicate

  2. The subject of a sentence tells who or what the sentence is about. • example: The green grapes grew on the vine.

  3. The predicate of a sentence tells what the subject does or is. • example: The bird sang a song.

  4. The complete subject of a sentence tells who or what the sentence is about. • example: The huge, green, slimy, alien from Mars waved to us.

  5. The simple subject also tells who or what the sentence is about, but it’s usually just a single noun. • example: The alien from Mars waved to us.

  6. The complete predicate of a sentence tells what the subject does or is. • example: My mother cleaned the living room.

  7. The simple predicate is the main verb in the predicate that tells what the subjectdoes. • example: My mother cleaned.

  8. Imperative, declarative, and exclamatorysentences!

  9. Imperative • Animperativesentencegives a command. Itends in a period. Examples: Pleaseplayitone more time. Do yourhomeworknow.

  10. EXCLAMATORY • Anexclamatorysentenceexpressesstrongfeelings. Itendswithanexclamationpoint. Examples: Wow, I love English class! I hadsuch a great time at myfriend’shousetoday!

  11. DECLARATIVE • A declarative sentence gives information or makes a statements. Examples: David plays the piano. I hope you can come tomorrow.

  12. Let’sgettowork!