Complete and incomplete sentences reteach

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Complete and incomplete sentences reteach

  1. 1. Complete and Incomplete Sentences Reteach
  2. 2. How do you know when a sentence is complete? It can answer the two questions: “Who?” and “What is it doing?” If you can answer these two questions, the sentence has a SUBJECTSUBJECT (naming part) and a PREDICATEPREDICATE (telling part). These are the two parts needed for a complete sentence.
  3. 3. EXAMPLE The dog chased the mailman. WHOWHO is this sentence about? THE DOG WHATWHAT did it do? CHASED THE MAILMAN Ask yourself if the group of words answers the two questions needed for a complete sentence. We can answer our two questions “WHO?” and “WHAT IS IT DOING?” so this IS a COMPLETE SENTENCE.
  4. 4. PRACTICE Al’s dad drives the truck. WHOWHO is this sentence about? Ask yourself if the group of words answers the two questions needed for a complete sentence. Al’s dad Drives the truck. We can answer our two questions “WHO?” and “WHAT IS IT DOING?” so this IS a COMPLETE SENTENCE. WHATWHAT does he do?
  5. 5. PRACTICE Al makes a big splash. WHOWHO is this sentence about? Ask yourself if the group of words answers the two questions needed for a complete sentence. Al Makes a big splash. We can answer our two questions “WHO?” and “WHAT IS IT DOING?” so this IS a COMPLETE SENTENCE. WHATWHAT does he do?
  6. 6. PRACTICE Frogs croak. WHOWHO is this sentence about? Ask yourself if the group of words answers the two questions needed for a complete sentence. Frogs Croak. We can answer our two questions “WHO?” and “WHAT IS IT DOING?” so this IS a COMPLETE SENTENCE. WHATWHAT do they do?
  7. 7. PRACTICE He grabs his things. WHOWHO is this sentence about? Ask yourself if the group of words answers the two questions needed for a complete sentence. He Grabs his things. We can answer our two questions “WHO?” and “WHAT IS IT DOING?” so this IS a COMPLETE SENTENCE. WHATWHAT does he do?
  8. 8. PRACTICE Did our homework. WHOWHO is this sentence about? Ask yourself if the group of words answers the two questions needed for a complete sentence. ???????? “WHO” did our homework? We don’t know. This sentence doesn’t tell us WHO, so it is incomplete.
  9. 9. PRACTICE Played on my team. WHOWHO is this sentence about? Ask yourself if the group of words answers the two questions needed for a complete sentence. ????????? “WHO” played on my team? We don’t know. This sentence doesn’t tell us WHO, so it is incomplete.
  10. 10. PRACTICE Kelly and Bess. WHOWHO is this sentence about? Ask yourself if the group of words answers the two questions needed for a complete sentence. Kelly and Bess We don’t know what they did. This sentence doesn’t tell us the action, so it is incomplete. ??????????????WHATWHAT do they do?
  11. 11. PRACTICE My mother and her friend. WHOWHO is this sentence about? Ask yourself if the group of words answers the two questions needed for a complete sentence. My mother and her friend We don’t know what they did. This sentence doesn’t tell us the action, so it is incomplete. ??????????????WHATWHAT do they do?
  12. 12. COMPLETE THE INDEPENDENT PRACTICE HANDOUT
  13. 13. INDEPENDENT PRACTICE Kittens purr. WHOWHO is this sentence about? Kittens Purr. We can answer our two questions “WHO?” and “WHAT IS IT DOING?” so this IS a COMPLETE SENTENCE. WHATWHAT do they do?
  14. 14. INDEPENDENT PRACTICE Mom and Dad went to the store. WHOWHO is this sentence about? Mom and Dad Went to the store. We can answer our two questions “WHO?” and “WHAT IS IT DOING?” so this IS a COMPLETE SENTENCE. WHATWHAT did they do?
  15. 15. INDEPENDENT PRACTICE Bobby and Jimmy. WHOWHO is this sentence about? Bobby and Jimmy We don’t know what they did. This sentence doesn’t tell us the action, so it is incomplete. ??????????????WHATWHAT do they do?
  16. 16. INDEPENDENT PRACTICE Flowers bloom. WHOWHO is this sentence about? Flowers Bloom. We can answer our two questions “WHO?” and “WHAT IS IT DOING?” so this IS a COMPLETE SENTENCE. WHATWHAT do they do?
  17. 17. INDEPENDENT PRACTICE Likes it when I get all A’s. WHOWHO is this sentence about? ??????????? WHO likes it when I get all A’s? We don’t know! This sentence doesn’t tell us the WHO, so it is incomplete.
  18. 18. INDEPENDENT PRACTICE Sue went swimming. WHOWHO is this sentence about? Sue Went swimming. We can answer our two questions “WHO?” and “WHAT IS IT DOING?” so this IS a COMPLETE SENTENCE. WHATWHAT did she do?
  19. 19. INDEPENDENT PRACTICE Do our homework every night. WHOWHO is this sentence about? ??????????? WHO does their homework every night? We don’t know! This sentence doesn’t tell us the WHO, so it is incomplete.
  20. 20. INDEPENDENT PRACTICE Paula, Sue, and Pat. WHOWHO is this sentence about? Paula, Sue, and Pat We don’t know what they did. This sentence doesn’t tell us the action, so it is incomplete. ??????????????WHATWHAT do they do?
  21. 21. INDEPENDENT PRACTICE Carla made a homerun. WHOWHO is this sentence about? Carla Made a homerun. We can answer our two questions “WHO?” and “WHAT IS IT DOING?” so this IS a COMPLETE SENTENCE. WHATWHAT did she do?
  22. 22. INDEPENDENT PRACTICE Plays ball with Sam and me. WHOWHO is this sentence about? ??????????? WHO plays ball with Sam and me? We don’t know! This sentence doesn’t tell us the WHO, so it is incomplete.
  23. 23. INDEPENDENT PRACTICE Franny gave Ginny a hug. WHOWHO is this sentence about? Franny Gave Ginny a hug. We can answer our two questions “WHO?” and “WHAT IS IT DOING?” so this IS a COMPLETE SENTENCE. WHATWHAT did she do?
  24. 24. REMEMBER: YOU KNOW A SENTENCE IS COMPLETE WHEN It can answer the two questions: “Who?” and “What is it doing?” If you can answer these two questions, the sentence has a SUBJECTSUBJECT (naming part) and a PREDICATEPREDICATE (telling part). These are the two parts needed for a complete sentence.

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