Unit One Grammar Practice By Kristi Waltke A sentence is a complete thought. Here are some sentences. I asked Daddy for an elephant. Franny and Ginny are sisters. Friends can help you live longer. These are not sentences. They don’t tell us a complete idea.
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By Kristi Waltke
Here are some sentences.
Asked Daddy for an elephant.
Franny and Ginny are.
Franny spied a ladybug.
Franny and Ginny with overalls.
The older sister.
The very little wobbly people.
The girls shared.
A large, grey, heavy elephant.
An elephant might get stuck in your window.
Are good pets.
Some animals are good pets.
A cute little puppy with a wagging tail.
Poppleton doesn’t like grapefruit.
Grapefruit, oranges, apples, bananas.
You can choose from many different jobs.
Are students like you.
All around the world.
People use tools.
Machines help us do work.
Mrs. Austin’s desk.
The little boy likes elephants.
This sentence is about “the little boy.”
Ginny really likes her big sister.
Franny spied a ladybug.
Ellen and Peg shared the pretzels and popcorn.
Ellen and Peg
That big elephant is too big for the little apartment.
That big elephant
Poppleton’s lips turned outside-in.
A police officer helps our students get to school safely.
A police officer
Secretaries answer phones, work with paper work, and help people in the school.
Mrs. Austin is our leader.
Scissors are tools.
Forks are tools that help us eat.
Tony asked his Dad for an elephant.
“Asked his Dad for an elephant” is the predicate. It tells what Tony did.
Ginny copied her sister.
Copied her sister
Franny drew a strange, green cow.
drew a strange, green cow
Tony wanted a flock of wooly sheep.
Wanted a flock of wooly sheep
The baby whale swims in the water.
swims in the water
Frog and Toad are friends.
This is a telling sentence. It tells about frog and toad.
Pass me the scissors.
This is a command sentence. It tells me to pass the scissors.
I never want to taste grapefruit again!
This sentence ends with an exclamation mark because it shows strong feeling.
Do you want to be a teacher?
This sentence is asking a question. It ends with a question mark.
Frog went to Toad’s house
Come help my friend who fell off her bike
How long is the bike trail
Show me your helmet
I won the game