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  • 1. Subjects , predicates
  • 2. A Subject tells who or what the sentence is about. Spider Man battles for justice. Who battles for justice? The subject
  • 3. The predicate tells wass’ up with the subject. <ul><li>The predicate tells what the subject does or has. </li></ul><ul><li>The predicate can also describe what the subject is or is like. </li></ul>
  • 4. A sentence must have a subject and a predicate and express a complete thought. (make sense)
  • 5. The Complete Subject Spider Man with his red cover-alls, mask, spinneret's, and green eyes was a fierce fighter. The complete subject includes all of the words in the subject of the sentence.
  • 6. The Complete Predicate Spider Man with his red cover-alls, mask, spinneret's, and green eyes was a fierce fighter. The complete predicate includes all of the words in the predicate of a sentence.
  • 7. The Simple Subject <ul><li>is the main word or group of words in the complete subject. </li></ul><ul><li>is usually a noun or pronoun. </li></ul>Spider Man in his mask and cover-alls is a hero.
  • 8. The Simple Predicate <ul><li>is the main word or group of words in the complete predicate. </li></ul><ul><li>is always a verb . </li></ul>Spider Man in his mask and cover-alls ran toward the robbers.
  • 9. Finding Subjects Declarative Sentences Most statements begin with the subject . I am Rocky. I am so cool. This dog is mine.
  • 10. Interrogative Sentence Order Questions may begin with part or all of the predicate . The subject come next followed by the rest of the predicate. Have you seen a dog? Have I seen a dog? Why do you ask ?
  • 11. Interrogative Sentences When questions begin with part or all of the predicate, this is the P S P word order. Have you seen a dog? P S P Have I seen a dog? P S P Why do you ask ? P S P
  • 12. To locate the subject of an interrogative sentence,change the question into a declarative sentence. (Make a statement.) Have you seen a dog? Question You have seen a dog. Statement Have I seen a dog? Question I have seen a dog. Statement Why do you ask ? Question You do ask why. Statement
  • 13. Sometimes sentences have inverted word order. Most sentences have the subject at the beginning of the sentence and the predicate after the subject. This is the S P sentence order This is the P S sentence order.
  • 14. Imperative Sentence In requests and commands, the subject is usually not stated. The word you is understood to be the subject. Catch that cat! You
  • 15. Compound Subjects (2 or+ subjects) Compound Predicates (2 or+ verbs) The cat and the dog are not buddies . The cat hissed and spat . The dog growled and barked .
  • 16. Compound subjects and predicates (verbs) Use and, but, or or to join the compound subjects and predicates. When you have 3 or more subjects or 3 or more verbs: and, but , or or usually comes before only the last subject or predicate.
  • 17. Wild Cat, Cool Dude, and Izzy rule the Bumble’s house.
  • 18. Wild Cat, Cool Dude, and Izzy stalk, bite , and scratch the poor Bumbles!
  • 19. Simple and Compound Sentences You can put two simple sentences together and make a compound sentence. WOW!
  • 20. Wild Cat, Cool Dude, and Izzy are in a cat conspiracy , but the Bumbles don’t know it.

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