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# Diagramming Sentences

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### Diagramming Sentences

1. 1. Diagramming Sentences More!
2. 2. Practice• Diagram the following sentences on your own.1. Rhett ran in the room.2. Jessica put her book under the desk.3. Emily gave me the paper.4. Jenna hid behind the chair.5. Lydia hit the ball over the net.6. Lauren drew a picture.7. Jodi wrote the paper.8. Noah threw the Frisbee to Will.9. Will caught the Frisbee.10. Buck wore a new hat11. Joe played songs with his band.
3. 3. Diagramming Sentences• Write 2 sentences on your own which contain: – A subject – Verb – 1 Adjective – 1 Adverb – Direct Object – Prepositional Phrase• THEN, diagram those sentences
4. 4. Backwards Diagrams• Share diagrams with partners• Can you tell what the original sentence was???• Try backwards diagramming
5. 5. New Steps• Predicate Nouns and Adjectives• Indirect Objects• Compound Subject/Verbs• Complex Sentences
6. 6. Predicate nouns and predicate adjectives follow theverb and are separated from the verb by a slanted line. The glacier is not really dangerous. glacier is dangerous Josiah Budnick is a brilliant professor. Josiah Budnick is professor
7. 7. Indirect objects are arranged under the main sentence line. Professor Higgins gave her students two projects. Professor Higgins gave projects students
8. 8. With compound subjects and predicates, the sentence diagrambegins to branch out. The professor and her colleagues are studying glaciers and avalanches. professor glaciers are studying and and colleagues avalanches
9. 9. Compound verbs are put on branches in a similar fashion. The professor and her colleagues are studying and classifying glaciers. professor are studying glaciers and and colleagues classifying
10. 10. Gerund and infinitive phrases are displayed on standards —except when the infinitive is a modifier. Jorge likes to study glaciers. study glaciers Jorge likesStudying glaciers is fun. ing glaciers is fun His decision to study glaciers was fortunate. decision was fortunate study glaciers
11. 11. The relationship between clauses in compound and complexsentences is shown with a dotted line. Glaciers are powerful forces, but they move very slowly. Glaciers are forces but they move
12. 12. Practice• Sally and Tim went to the store.• Sally runs and jumps.• The shoes are sparkly.• Those tomatoes are fruits.• Tim likes to run.• Running is fun.• Tim runs fast, but Sally runs faster.