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Sentences, Subjects, and Predicates

Subjects- Sabrina Chong

A subject is a person or thing that is being discussed. It commonly indicates what it's about, or who or what is performing the action.

For example:
The cat climbed up the tree.

The subject in this sentence would be "cat". It tells who/what climbed up the tree.

Declarative Sentence: Sokunthy Chea

Declarative sentence - make a statement with a period.

She wear a beautiful dress at the dance party.

Simple Sentence: Sokunthy Chea

A simple sentence has only one independent clause.

The ice melted.

Sentence Structure: Interrogative- Sabrina Chong

One of the four sentence types would be interrogative. Interrogative sentences ask questions. You can easily tell if a sentence would be classified as interrogative if there is a question mark following the sentence.

For example:
When are we going to the movies?
This is asking a question, therefore it is interrogative.

compound sentence-erik

A compound sentence consist of two or more independent clauses . Ex: The lights went out so we had to use candles .

Independent Clause - Jose Ochoa

An Independent Clause stands alone, it can be considered a sentence that represents a complete thought.

Ex: I believe there is still hope that we can the game


can be single words or long phrases. Adverbs tell when, where or how an action takes place.

Ex: The sprinters jumped over the hurdles.

The Complete Subject is “jumped over the hurdles.” “Over the hurdles” is a prepositional phrase that acts as an Adverb. “Jumped” is the Simple Predicate; it answers the question what the sprinters did.

complex sentence erik

consist of a single independent clause with one subject and one verb and one more subordinate clause . Ex when the lights went out we felt extremely uneasy .

Imperative Sentences-Maria Cuellar

Its function is to give a command
Example:Eat the whole sandwich.
Imperative almost sounds like emperor and this helps me because just like emperors, imperative sentences give commands an order.

Subordinate Clauses- Sabrina Chong

A subordinate clause contain subjects and verbs, but on their own are not complete thoughts. They are also referred to and known as dependent clauses.

For example:
Before Kim got hit by a bus.

This sentence is subordinate, because it does have a subject, and a verb, but does not express a complete thought.

Complete Predicates: Sokunthy Chea

A complete predicates – include a verb or verb phrase that tells something about the complete subject.

My best friend has finally arrived from the airport.
The phrase "arrived from the airport." is the complete predicate.

Exclamatory Sentence-Maria Cuellar

Its function is to exclaim an idea or fact.
Example I can't believe you ate the whole sandwich!
Exclamatory=Exclaim ^^

compound subject erik

two or more nouns or noun phrases that are joined by a conjuction . Ex mom and dad went shopping for a new car .

Simple Predicate:freddy

is essential verb or verb phrase that be left out of Complete Predicate. Complete Predicate is a verb that tells what the Subject is doing.

Ex: The girls have been listening to the road for hours. Ex: The ice made the road slippery.

Ex: I will need your help on this assignment.

Interrogative sentence - Jose Ochoa

Interrogative sentence is to ask a question and ends with a question mark.

Ex: Wanna do it ? (;

Simple Subject:freddy

is essential noun, pronoun, or group of words acting as a noun that cannot be left out of the Complete Subject

Ex: The girls have been listening to the radio for hours. Ex: the ice made the roads slippery.

Ex: I will need your help on this assignment

Reflective - Jose Ochoa

Reflective - myself, yourself, his self, herself - reflect on things done to yourself.

Ex: I broke my leg, I wish I had never done this before.

Complex Sentence-Moises D. Terrazas

Consists of a single independent clause with one subject and one verb and one or more subordinate clauses.

Example: When the lights went out, we felt extremely uneasy.

Compound-Complex Sentence:Moises D. Terrazas

Consists of two or more independent clauses and one or more subordinate clauses.

Example: When the lights went out, we felt extremely uneasy, but we always knew that morning would eventually come.


The word independent is an adjective that describes something that can stand alone.
As the name suggests, independent clauses are clauses that can stand alone.
An independent clause consists of two main parts: a complete subject and a complete predicate. Together, these two parts express a complete thought.

Example: As the sun set over the ocean, the tourists took pictures.