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  • Subjects & PredicatesProject LA Activity
  • Every complete sentence containstwo parts: a subject and a predicate. The subject is what (or whom) the sentence is about, while the predicate tells something about the subject.
  • Judy and her dog run on thebeach every morning.
  • Judy and her dog run on thebeach every morning.First find the verb and then make a question by placing ``who? or ``what? before it.The answer is thesubject, Judy andher dog.
  • Let’s try one:We spilled popcorn on the floor.What is the verb of thissentence?We spilled popcorn on the floor.
  • Now find the subject:We spilled popcorn on the floor.Now decide who or what spilledpopcorn?We spilled popcorn on the floor.
  • Can you find the subject ineach sentence below?1. My little brother broke his finger.2. His Uncle Bob asked for directions.3. Those soldiers carried guns.4. Our babysitter arrived late.
  • Can you find the subject ineach sentence below? My little brother broke his finger. His Uncle Bob asked for directions. Those soldiers carried guns. Our babysitter arrived late.
  • Can you find the predicate ineach sentence below? My little brother broke his finger. His Uncle Bob asked for directions. Those soldiers carried guns. Our babysitter arrived late.
  • Can you find the predicate ineach sentence below? My little brother broke his finger. His Uncle Bob asked for directions. Those soldiers carried guns. Our babysitter arrived late.
  • Simple Subject and SimplePredicateEvery subject is built around one noun or pronoun (or more). When all other words are removed the simple subject is left.
  • Simple SubjectA piece of chocolate candywould taste great.The main word in the subject is the noun``piece, with the other words of thesubject -- ``a and ``of pepperoni pizza –tell about the noun. ``piece is the simplesubject.
  • Can you find the simple subjectin each sentence below? My little brother broke his finger. His Uncle Bob asked for directions. Those soldiers carried guns. Our babysitter arrived late.
  • Can you find the simple subjectin each sentence below? My little brother broke his finger. His Uncle Bob asked for directions. Those soldiers carried guns. Our babysitter arrived late.
  • Simple PredicateA simple predicate is always the verb or verbs that links up with the subject.
  • Simple PredicateA piece of chocolate candywould taste great.The simple predicate is ``wouldtaste -- in other words,the verb of the sentence.
  • Can you find the simple predicatein each sentence below?1. My little brother broke his finger.2. His Uncle Bob asked for directions.3. Those soldiers carried guns.4. Our babysitter arrived late.
  • Can you find the simple predicatein each sentence below? My little brother broke his finger. His Uncle Bob asked for directions. Those soldiers carried guns. Our babysitter arrived late.
  • Compound SubjectA sentence may have a ACDCcompound subject -- asimple subject made up ofmore than one noun orpronoun. No Doubt
  • Can you find the compoundsubjects?Team pennants,rock posters andfamilyphotographscovered theboys bedroomwalls.
  • Can you find the compoundsubjects?Team pennants,rock postersand familyphotographscovered theboys bedroomwalls.
  • Can you find the compoundsubjects?Her uncle and she walkedslowly through the art galleryand admired the beautifulpictures exhibited there.
  • Can you find the compoundsubjects?Her uncle and she walkedslowly through the art galleryand admired the beautifulpictures exhibited there.
  • Can you find the compoundsubject in each sentence below?1. My little brother and my cousin broke their fingers.2. His Uncle Bob and Aunt Betty asked for directions.3. Those soldiers and agents carried guns.4. Our babysitter and her friend arrived late.
  • Can you find the compoundsubject in each sentence below? My little brother and my cousin broke their fingers. His Uncle Bob and Aunt Betty asked for directions. Those soldiers and agents carried guns. Our babysitter and her friend arrived late.
  • Compound PredicateA compound predicate, is more predicatethan one verb relating to thesame subject.
  • Can you find the compoundpredicate?Mother mopped andscrubbed the kitchen floor.
  • Can you find the compoundpredicate?Mother mopped andscrubbed the kitchen floor.
  • Can you find the compound predicate in each sentence below?1. My little brother bruised and broke his finger.2. His Uncle Bob looked and asked for directions.3. Those soldiers carried and used guns.4. Our babysitter overslept and arrived late.
  • Can you find the compoundpredicate in each sentence below? My little brother bruised and broke his finger. His Uncle Bob looked and asked for directions. Those soldiers carried and used guns. Our babysitter overslept and arrived late.
  • Now that you know all aboutsubjects and predicates, trythe subject and predicatesong and sing along!