Subjects &  Predicates Project LA Activity
Every complete sentence contains two parts: a  subject  and a  predicate .   <ul><li>The  subject  is what (or whom) the s...
Judy and her dog   run  on the beach every morning.
Judy and her dog   run  on the beach every morning. <ul><li>First find the  verb  and then make a question by placing ``wh...
Let’s try one: <ul><li>We spilled popcorn on the floor.  </li></ul>What is the  verb  of this sentence? We  spilled  popco...
Now find the subject: <ul><li>We  spilled  popcorn on the floor.  </li></ul>Now decide who or what spilled popcorn? We   s...
Can you find the  subject  in each sentence below? <ul><li>My little brother broke his finger. </li></ul><ul><li>His Uncle...
Can you find the  subject  in each sentence below? <ul><li>My little brother  broke his finger. </li></ul><ul><li>His Uncl...
Can you find the  predicate  in each sentence below? <ul><li>My little brother  broke his finger. </li></ul><ul><li>His Un...
Can you find the  predicate  in each sentence below? <ul><li>My little brother  broke his finger . </li></ul><ul><li>His U...
Simple Subject and Simple Predicate <ul><li>Every subject is built around one noun or pronoun (or more).  When all other w...
Simple Subject A  piece   of chocolate candy  would taste great.  The main word in the  subject  is the noun `` piece ,'' ...
Can you find the  simple subject  in each sentence below? <ul><li>My little brother  broke his finger. </li></ul><ul><li>H...
Can you find the  simple subject  in each sentence below? <ul><li>My little   brother  broke his finger. </li></ul><ul><li...
Simple Predicate <ul><li>A  simple  predicate  is always the verb or verbs that links up with the subject.  </li></ul>
Simple Predicate A piece of chocolate candy  would taste  great.   The simple predicate is `` would taste '' -- in other w...
Can you find the  simple predicate  in each sentence below? <ul><li>My little brother broke his finger. </li></ul><ul><li>...
Can you find the  simple predicate  in each sentence below? <ul><li>My little brother  broke   his finger. </li></ul><ul><...
Compound Subject A sentence may have a  compound subject  -- a simple subject made up of more than one noun or pronoun. No...
Can you find the compound subjects? Team pennants, rock posters and family photographs covered the boy's bedroom walls.
Can you find the compound subjects? Team  pennants , rock  posters  and family  photographs  covered the boy's bedroom wal...
Can you find the compound subjects? Her uncle and she walked slowly through the art gallery and admired the beautiful pict...
Can you find the compound subjects? Her  uncle  and  she  walked slowly through the art gallery and admired the beautiful ...
Can you find the  compound subject  in each sentence below? <ul><li>My little brother and my cousin broke their fingers. <...
Can you find the  compound subject  in each sentence below? <ul><li>My little   brother   and my   cousin  broke their fin...
Compound Predicate A  compound predicate , is more than one verb relating to the same subject.
Can you find the compound predicate? Mother mopped and scrubbed the kitchen floor.
Can you find the compound predicate? Mother  mopped  and  scrubbed  the kitchen floor.
Can you find the  compound predicate  in each sentence below? <ul><li>My little brother bruised and broke his finger. </li...
Can you find the  compound predicate  in each sentence below? <ul><li>My little brother  bruised   and   broke   his finge...
Now that you know all about subjects and predicates, try the subject and predicate song and sing along!  MAIN
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Identifying Subjects and Predicates

  1. 1. Subjects & Predicates Project LA Activity
  2. 2. Every complete sentence contains two parts: a subject and a predicate . <ul><li>The subject is what (or whom) the sentence is about, while the predicate tells something about the subject. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Judy and her dog run on the beach every morning.
  4. 4. Judy and her dog run on the beach every morning. <ul><li>First find the verb and then make a question by placing ``who?'' or ``what?'' before it. </li></ul>The answer is the subject, Judy and her dog .
  5. 5. Let’s try one: <ul><li>We spilled popcorn on the floor. </li></ul>What is the verb of this sentence? We spilled popcorn on the floor.
  6. 6. Now find the subject: <ul><li>We spilled popcorn on the floor. </li></ul>Now decide who or what spilled popcorn? We spilled popcorn on the floor.
  7. 7. Can you find the subject in each sentence below? <ul><li>My little brother broke his finger. </li></ul><ul><li>His Uncle Bob asked for directions. </li></ul><ul><li>Those soldiers carried guns. </li></ul><ul><li>Our babysitter arrived late. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Can you find the subject in each sentence below? <ul><li>My little brother broke his finger. </li></ul><ul><li>His Uncle Bob asked for directions. </li></ul><ul><li>Those soldiers carried guns. </li></ul><ul><li>Our babysitter arrived late. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Can you find the predicate in each sentence below? <ul><li>My little brother broke his finger. </li></ul><ul><li>His Uncle Bob asked for directions. </li></ul><ul><li>Those soldiers carried guns. </li></ul><ul><li>Our babysitter arrived late. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Can you find the predicate in each sentence below? <ul><li>My little brother broke his finger . </li></ul><ul><li>His Uncle Bob asked for directions . </li></ul><ul><li>Those soldiers carried guns . </li></ul><ul><li>Our babysitter arrived late . </li></ul>
  11. 11. Simple Subject and Simple Predicate <ul><li>Every subject is built around one noun or pronoun (or more). When all other words are removed the simple subject is left. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Simple Subject A piece of chocolate candy would taste great. The main word in the subject is the noun `` piece ,'' with the other words of the subject -- ``a'' and ``of pepperoni pizza'' – tell about the noun. `` piece '' is the simple subject.
  13. 13. Can you find the simple subject in each sentence below? <ul><li>My little brother broke his finger. </li></ul><ul><li>His Uncle Bob asked for directions. </li></ul><ul><li>Those soldiers carried guns. </li></ul><ul><li>Our babysitter arrived late . </li></ul>
  14. 14. Can you find the simple subject in each sentence below? <ul><li>My little brother broke his finger. </li></ul><ul><li>His Uncle Bob asked for directions. </li></ul><ul><li>Those soldiers carried guns. </li></ul><ul><li>Our babysitter arrived late. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Simple Predicate <ul><li>A simple predicate is always the verb or verbs that links up with the subject. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Simple Predicate A piece of chocolate candy would taste great. The simple predicate is `` would taste '' -- in other words, the verb of the sentence.
  17. 17. Can you find the simple predicate in each sentence below? <ul><li>My little brother broke his finger. </li></ul><ul><li>His Uncle Bob asked for directions. </li></ul><ul><li>Those soldiers carried guns. </li></ul><ul><li>Our babysitter arrived late. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Can you find the simple predicate in each sentence below? <ul><li>My little brother broke his finger. </li></ul><ul><li>His Uncle Bob asked for directions. </li></ul><ul><li>Those soldiers carried guns. </li></ul><ul><li>Our babysitter arrived late. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Compound Subject A sentence may have a compound subject -- a simple subject made up of more than one noun or pronoun. No Doubt ACDC
  20. 20. Can you find the compound subjects? Team pennants, rock posters and family photographs covered the boy's bedroom walls.
  21. 21. Can you find the compound subjects? Team pennants , rock posters and family photographs covered the boy's bedroom walls.
  22. 22. Can you find the compound subjects? Her uncle and she walked slowly through the art gallery and admired the beautiful pictures exhibited there.
  23. 23. Can you find the compound subjects? Her uncle and she walked slowly through the art gallery and admired the beautiful pictures exhibited there.
  24. 24. Can you find the compound subject in each sentence below? <ul><li>My little brother and my cousin broke their fingers. </li></ul><ul><li>His Uncle Bob and Aunt Betty asked for directions. </li></ul><ul><li>Those soldiers and agents carried guns. </li></ul><ul><li>Our babysitter and her friend arrived late. </li></ul>
  25. 25. Can you find the compound subject in each sentence below? <ul><li>My little brother and my cousin broke their fingers. </li></ul><ul><li>His Uncle Bob and Aunt Betty asked for directions. </li></ul><ul><li>Those soldiers and agents carried guns. </li></ul><ul><li>Our babysitter and her friend arrived late. </li></ul>
  26. 26. Compound Predicate A compound predicate , is more than one verb relating to the same subject.
  27. 27. Can you find the compound predicate? Mother mopped and scrubbed the kitchen floor.
  28. 28. Can you find the compound predicate? Mother mopped and scrubbed the kitchen floor.
  29. 29. Can you find the compound predicate in each sentence below? <ul><li>My little brother bruised and broke his finger. </li></ul><ul><li>His Uncle Bob looked and asked for directions. </li></ul><ul><li>Those soldiers carried and used guns. </li></ul><ul><li>Our babysitter overslept and arrived late. </li></ul>
  30. 30. Can you find the compound predicate in each sentence below? <ul><li>My little brother bruised and broke his finger. </li></ul><ul><li>His Uncle Bob looked and asked for directions. </li></ul><ul><li>Those soldiers carried and used guns. </li></ul><ul><li>Our babysitter overslept and arrived late. </li></ul>
  31. 31. Now that you know all about subjects and predicates, try the subject and predicate song and sing along! MAIN

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