Subjects & Predicates
Every complete sentence contains
two parts: a _ and a _.
The subject is _ (or whom)
the sentence is about, while the
predicate tells something
about the _.
Judy and her dog run on the
beach every morning.
Judy and her dog run on the
An action verb is a word that shows what someone or
something is doing.
Underline the verb in each sentence.
1. The baby crawls across the floor.
2. The big, black bear growled.
3. The rocket blasts into the sky.
4. The picture hung o
Directions: Underline the pronouns in each sentence. Remember there
maybe more than one in each sentence.
1. They went to the store to pick it up.
2. The book belonged to her.
3. We went to the store to see him.
4. Yesterday h
Directions: Underline each noun and label each as proper (p) or
common (c) noun.
Example: The dog ran around McDonalds.
The dog ran around the McDonalds.
1. Shelly carefully wrapped the gift.
2. Hamburgers are the best at Burge
1. The dog ran around the house.
2. John drives a Mustang to school.
3. They decided to get fries at McDonalds.
4. The herd of elephants ran through the
5. Our team won their game yesterday.
6. The choir has a spring concert.
1. The student names are listed on the
2. The television is attached to the wall in
3. The mouse on this computer does not
work very well.
4. I have three pencils, but only one has an
5. Get the red paper out of my backpack,
Names things that can be _ or _.
Your _ _ will detect them
Names things that you _ about but can not see or
Your five senses _ detect them
Linking Verb: shows a state of being rather than an action.
It links, or connects, the subject of a sentence with a word
or words in the predicate.
The girl seemed happy about her surprise.
The dog in the window looks sad.
The house appeared to
Kinds of Nouns
Decide if the underlined noun is proper or common. Write a P
for proper and a C for common.
1. Jenny loves to get a cheeseburger at McDonalds.
2. The students like to do assignments in pen.
3. The Jones house is the biggest on the block.
Eliminating Sentence Fragments Practice Worksheet
Eliminate each of the following sentence fragments by making
it a complete thought. Write the new sentence in the space
1. after getting our new pet
2. painting my bedroom
3. because its raining
Concrete and Abstract Nouns
Directions: Label each underlined noun as concrete(c) or
Sheila likes to plant and care for flowers.
Daniels sincerity cannot be questioned.
Ruth and Joe have shown their devotion to this compa
Comparing with Adjectives
*when you are comparing two things you
add an er to the end of the word.
The black dog was bigger than the white
*when you are comparing more than two
things add an est to the end of the word.
The black dog was the biggest o
Collective Noun Practice
Note: Nouns that name a group of people, place, or
thing are called collective nouns.
Example: The whole family went out for dinner.
Underlined the collective noun:
1) The band played my favorite song.
2) Our nation is
Adverb: a word that describes a verb, an
adjective or another adverb.
Adverbs can tell how, when and where
Anna jumped quickly into the pool
The dog gently pushed open the door.
The animal waited patiently to be fed.
The crowd cheered lo
Circle My Adjective
Adjectives describe or give more information about a noun.
Circle the adjectives and draw an arrow to the noun it
1. Early people found that dogs made good hunters.
2. Strong sheepdogs help farmers with large h
Where's The Adjective?
An adjective is a word which modifies a noun. It describes the noun, or
names one of the characteristics of a noun.
For example, the following adjectives are underlined:
red car, sweet apple, dirty water
Circle the adj
Common and Proper Nouns
Determine whether each noun is a common noun or a proper noun.
If the noun is common, write common noun on the line.
If the noun is proper, re-write the noun on the line using correct
Which nouns need to be capitalized?
Complete each sentence with the correct form of the noun in
1. Mama and I will go to the _ next month. (lake or Lake)
Aunt Jo went to _ for the weekend. (lake placid, Lake placid or Lake Placid)
A noun is a person, a place, or a thing.
Jimmy read a book in the park.
Jimmy is a noun because it is a person's name.
Book is a noun because it is a thing.
Park is a noun because it is a place.
Directions: Underline the nouns in the sentenc
An adverb is a word that describes a verb.
An adverb tells how, when, or where the verb happens.
Some examples of adverbs that tell how an action takes place:
quickly, slowly, lazily, higher, lower, nicely, patiently
Some examples of adver
An adverb is a word that describes an action verb.
An adverb can describe how an action happens.
example: Jason quickly read the book.
How did Jason read? Quickly.
An adverb can describe when an action happens.
example: We went to t
Circle the adverbs in each sentence.
The kayak was speeding wildly through the rapids.
The children worked enthusiastically on their first art project.
We went to the beach yesterday.
Emily worked briefly on her report.
Circle the adverbs in the following sentences.
I regularly eat all of my vegetables.
The crowd wildly cheered when their favorite singer came on stage.
The stallion gracefully jumped over the bushes.