Writing a sentence using subject and predicate

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Writing a sentence using subject and predicate

  1. 1. Writing a Sentence
  2. 2. A sentence is a group of words that has Order and makes sense A capital letter at the beginning Punctuation at the end A complete thought or idea A subject and a predicate
  3. 3. Order and makes sense The a man woman married. This is not a sentence. A man married a woman. This is a sentence. The woman married a man. This is also a sentence.
  4. 4. A capital at the beginning We walked to work. Brenda drinks coffee every morning. I exercise as often as I can. The wind blew down my tree yesterday. A sentence always begins with a capital letter.
  5. 5. Punctuation Every sentence ends with punctuation. There are only three types of punctuation that can end a sentence. You can use one of the following a period . a question mark ? an exclamation mark !
  6. 6. A complete thought A baby cried. a complete thought Is fixing the roof. incomplete thought Who is fixing the roof? The waiter. incomplete thought What about the waiter? At the store. incomplete thought What happened?
  7. 7. Subject and predicate The subject tells you who or what the sentence is about.  There is always a noun.  A noun is a person, place or thing. The predicate tells you about the subject.  It will always include a verb.  A verb is an action word.
  8. 8. Find the subject They are my friends. Apples and peaches grow in the Okanagan Valley. Many people who love to ski visit Whistler Mountain every year.
  9. 9. Subject They are my friends. Apples and peaches grow in the Okanagan Valley. Many people who love to ski visit Whistler Mountain every year.
  10. 10. Find the predicate They are my friends. Apples and peaches grow in the Okanagan Valley. Many people who love to ski visit Whistler Mountain every year.
  11. 11. Predicate They are my friends. Apples and peaches grow in the Okanagan Valley. Many people who love to ski visit Whistler Mountain every year.
  12. 12. Let’s try another one. The audience dropped candy wrappers all over the floor.  To find the subject, ask yourself, who did the action?  To find the predicate, find the verb.
  13. 13. Did you find the subject and predicate? Subject  The audience dropped candy wrappers all over the floor. Predicate  The audience dropped candy wrappers all over the floor.

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