3 terms

Grammar: Week 6


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Complete Sentences
Every sentence needs 3 elements:
1. subject-who or what the sentence is about
2. predicate-tells something about the subject
3. complete thought
-Example: Kevin jingled the keys loudly.
Sentence Fragment
A sentence that is missing a subject, a predicate, or the words do not express a complete thought.
-Example: Jingled the keys loudly (missing subject)
Mr. and Mrs. Duncan and their dog (missing predicate)
Run-On Sentences
When two sentences are connected without correct punctuation or a connecting word.
-Example: The walks were covered with snow my dad went out to shovel.