Subject Subject Predicate Predicate:
Using Compound Subjects and Predicates
Review lesson on simple sentences with compound subjects and predicates.
• Introduce the idea of simple sentences with both compound subjects and predicates.
Examples are given.
In a list of sentences, students find and underline only the compound subjects.
Students write one sentence with a compound subject.
After a list of sentences, students will answer if the underlined words are a compound subject or predicate.
Students are asked to write two sentences ? one with a compound subject, one with a compound predicate.
A simple sentence has a subject and a predicate. The subject is who or what does the action in a sentence. Subjects come from two parts of speech ? nouns and pronouns.
The yellow cat jumped over the fence.
What is the simple subject? cat
What did the cat do? Jumped