Monday, August 21, 2017

Grammar: What Makes a Sentence a Sentence?

The Building Blocks of a Sentence: The Subject and the Predicate  Every complete sentence contains two essential parts: the subject and the predicate. The subject tells who or what the sentence is about, while the predicate tells what the subject does. 

Let's begin by having our friends at Flocabulary explain how subjects and predicates work. 

Now that you better understand what subjects and predicates do, let's practice identifying subjects and predicates in a sentence with the assignment Complete Subjects and Predicates

Incomplete Sentences: Sentence Fragments  A fragment is a group of words that does not form a complete thought, and is missing a subject, a predicate, or both.