complete thought. A complete thought has
two parts: the subject and the
predicate. The subject tells whom or what
the sentence is all about. The predicate
tells what the subject does or is.
against the pier.
PREDICATES (Underline subjects twice and the predicate once)
Four of my
friends wrote a play.
pitched a no-hitter.
filled the picnic basket.
The car in the
driveway belongs to my aunt.
A colorful kite
soared above the trees.
(write subjects and predicates to the fragments below to make complete
my favorite TV
makes so much
PREDICATE, OR VERB
predicate includes all of the words that tell what the subject does or is. There is one part of every complete predicate
that is more important than the rest.
This part is the verb.
about an action. They are action verbs.
that something is. They are
line under the verb in each sentences.
Then tell whether the verb is an action verb or a state-of-being verb).
on holiday. ______________________
at . __________________________
drifted out to sea. _________________
own shoes. ____________________
favorite drink. _____________
verb to each blank to complete the meaning of each sentences):