This is a 15-slide PowerPoint presentation on predicates. The presentation includes: 1) overview & examples of predicates; 2) overview of, examples of, and practice with complete predicates; 3) overview of, examples of, and practice with simple predicates; 4) overview of, examples of, and practice with compound predicates; and 5) independent practice (with answers) to apply all concepts covered in presentation.
Gerunds are verbs with an -ing ending that are used as nouns. They can do anything nouns can do. That means that they can be subjects, direct objects, objects of prepositions, predicate nouns, and more! This picture is a simple example of a gerund.
This easy to use Subject and Predicate Anchor Chart and Task Cards product (Parts of a Sentence) is Common Core aligned for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade and includes 36 task cards, 4 instructional pages (or anchor charts) with explanations and examples of simple subjects, complete subjects, simple predicates, and complete predicates. Use it for stations, small groups, whole class, or an early finisher activity!
A predicate adjective modifies the subject of a sentence as in the following simple predicate adjective examples. The boy seems small. The balls are blue. The earth is round. Chocolates are great. The Leafs remain superior.