6th Grade English Review: Subjects and Predicates

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In the following sentence, what is the simple subject? "The orange kitten behaved in a playful manner."

kitten

In the following sentence, what is the complete subject? "The orange kitten behaved in a playful manner."

The orange kitten

In the following sentence, what is the simple predicate? "The orange kitten behaved in a playful manner."

behaved

In the following sentence, what is the complete predicate? "The orange kitten behaved in a playful manner."

behaved in a playful manner

The subject of a sentence is sometimes made up of several words which describe it in greater detail than a single word would.

This is called a complete subject

This tells whom or what the sentence is about. If you strip down the complete subject to its simplest noun, then you have the _____

simple subject

The ________ of a sentence tells what the subject does or is.
It includes the verb and all other details that help describe what is
going on.

complete predicate

The _______ is the main verb in the predicate that tells what the
subject does.

simple predicate

The simple predicate of this sentence: "Mary plays darts with the other children every day."

plays

The complete predicate of this sentence: "Mary plays darts with the other children every day."

plays darts with the other children every day

The simple subject in: "Christmas decorations adorned every building on the street."

decorations

The complete subject in: "Christmas decorations adorned every building on the street."

Christmas decorations

The simple subject in: "During his biology lab, Tommy danced on the table."

Tommy

The simple subject in: "The bathroom tiles are fuzzy with mold."

tiles

The simple predicate in: "During his biology lab, Tommy danced on the table."

danced

The simple subject in: "In a small house adjacent to our backyard lives a family with ten noisy children."

family

The simple predicate in: "In a small house adjacent to our backyard lives a family with ten noisy children."

lives

The simple subject in: "Veronica's sister came to the library."

sister

The complete subject in: "Veronica's sister came to the library."

Veronica's sister

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