Sentence Parts • Subject – Who or What (Nouns) • Verb – What the subject does or is. (Verbs) • The lighteninghurt my eyes.
Subjects • There can be more than one subject • Amy and Andy skipped to school.
There can be more than one verb • Amy and Andy skipped and hopped to school.
Two kinds of verbs ACTION verbs show an action – run, jump, laugh Poetryenriches our lives. LINKING verbs show a state of being – is, are, was, were Poetry is fun!
Verb phrases • Some verbs use helping verbs such as • Is, have, must, should, would, be, been • Susan has been jumping all day.
Write the subject and verb • The mist floats over the mountains. • Mist – Subject • Floats - Verb
The rumbling thunder scared my sister. • Thunder – S • Scared - V
Angelo has been practicing his three-pointers all week. • Angelo – S • Has been practicing – Verb phrase
Swimming is my favorite summer activity. • Swimming – S • Is - V
My family loves to hike in the mountains. • Family – S • Loves - V
My family has been hiking in the mountains for years. • Family – S • Has been hiking -V