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3rd grade - English - Sentences
Terms in this set (29)
a group of words that expresses a complete thought.
example of a sentence
"Amy looked out the window. "
a group of words that does not express a complete thought.
example of a sentence fragment
"Sleepy, and feeling sad. "
a sentence that tells something and ends with a period
example of a statement
"I saw a butterfly. "
a sentence that asks something and ends with a question mark
example of a question
"How big is the butterfly?"
a sentence that tells someone to do something
example of a command
"Take me to the train station. "
a sentence that shows strong feelings and ends with an exclamation mark
example of an exclamation
"What a wonderful time I had!"
The ___ of a sentence tells what or whom the sentence was about and names a person, place or thing
The ___ of a sentence tells what the subject does or is.
a capital letter
is found at the beginning of a sentence
a punctuation mark
is found at the end of a sentence
are who, what, when, where, why, and how
tell people what to do
The subject of a command sentence
is 'you' and is usually not stated.
the four kinds of sentences
are: statement, question, command, and exclamation
a complete subject
is the simple subject and words that describe it or give more information about it
a simple subject
names the person place or thing that is talked about
a complete predicate
is the simple predicate and words that describe it or give more information about it
a simple predicate
is a verb, which is a word or words that express an action or state of being
is when there are two predicates joined by the words 'and', 'but', 'or'
is when there are two subjects joined by the word 'and', 'but', 'or'
is when you combine two short sentences into one longer sentence by adding a comma followed by 'and', 'but', 'or'
is when two or more sentences are put together without the proper connector
to correct a run-on sentence
add 'and', 'but', 'or' after a comma to make a compound sentence
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