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Diagramming Sentences Vocabulary
Terms in this set (29)
not shown but you know it is there
who is doing the action
more than one, usually two of anything
a set of words that talks about the subject
receiver of the subject's action
Ex: Tashonda sent the email.
Subject: Tashona (who?)
Verb: sent (action?)
Direct Object: email (what?)
object being acted upon by the subject to the direct object who receives the action.
Example: Mrs. Doubtfire gave the children homework.
Subject: Mrs. Doubtfire (who?)
Verb: gave (action?)
Indirect object: the children (to/for whom?)
Direct object: homework. (what?)
A group of words that gives more information
A group of words that gives more information about the objects
Johnny painted his old jalopy purple.
Direct object: jalopy
Complement: his old, purple
verbs/pronouns that describe actions performed by the subject.
Pronouns: himself, myself, herself, itself
Verbs: dresses himself, feeds herself, bathes itself.
give more information about the subject:
Example: John, the coach, yelled.
Apposotive: the coach
Example: blue, happy, excited.
Words describing how an action is performed.
beautifully, sadly, happily
words that show intensity
Regular Regular Irregular Forms
small big good
smaller bigger better
smallest biggest best
words that show place
Example: in, on, under, over
a set of words started by a preposition
Example: Charles is working in the garden by the river:
Prepositional phrase: in the garden
by the river
a group of words that talk about the subject
Example: She felt UNDER THE WEATHER. (How did she feel? UNDER THE WEATHER)
form of verb that describes a now. 2 forms past and present
Example: The crumbling bridge must be repaired.
MUST BE REPAIRED (the bridge is the subject/it needs work)
verb with ING
a group of words that is incomplete but is still usable
object of a preposition
group of words that describes a direct object
basic form of a word: Example:to know
Sentence: To know him is to love him.
expression of frustration
joining words; and/or
Example: Juan won.
Example: Juan was declared the winner.
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