PARTS OF A SENTENCE SUBJECT & PREDICATE
Understand the Parts of a Sentence Who or What Did or Happened arrived melted was crowded with people rose from the crowd won the race • Juanita • The ice • The subway • A roar of anger • The runner in the red shirt
Parts of a Sentence Subject – who or what Predicate – what is said about the subject smiled. had gpme. nearly collided received a certificate • Beth • The boys • The two cars • Each participant
FIND THE SUBJECT AND PREDICATEDraw a line between the subject and predicate. • Karen wrote the weekly sports news. • Both dogs circled the water hole. • Thunder rumbled in the distance. • The boy across the street raises rabbits. • Terry saw the skydiving show on Channel 4. • A large crowd watched the basketball game. • My brother went home after the game. • Nancy collects foreign postage stamps. • Joe’s Labrador retriever jumped the fence. • The yardstick snapped in two.
Copy these sentences and draw a vertical line between the subject and predicate. • An alligator slide into the water. • Elaine collects antique dolls. • The sand dunes baked in the sun. • Both of my sisters have graduated from high school. • Several students at Central School drew the posters. • My little sister knows the rules of the game. • Greg’s brother builds historical model boats. • 8. The girl in the yellow slicker missed the bus. • The man snored like a distant vacuum cleaner. • 10. Two boys from our neighbourhood went on a canoe trip.