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Subject – the noun or nouns that perform the action
Example: The cat jumped.
The subject of this sentence is the noun, cat because it is performing the action of jumping.
Example: Mice and cats sleep.
The subjects of this sentence are the nouns, mice, and cats. This is called a compound subject because there is more than one subject performing the same action.
Object – the noun or nouns that receive the action
Example: The child ate chocolate.
The object of this sentence is the noun, chocolate because the child is eating the chocolate. The chocolate is receiving the action.
Example: She is eating rice and bread.
The objects of this sentence are the nouns, rice and bread. The subject is eating them both.
Five basic sentence structures
1. Subject-Verb (S-V)
- The dog plays.
- Simon laughs.
- Erin sleeps.
2. Subject-Verb-Object (S-V-O)
- The boy bathes the dog.
- I eat apples.
- David throws the ball.
3. Subject-Verb-Adjective (S-V-Adj)
- Anaiah is beautiful.
- They are nice.
- I am angry.
4. Subject-Verb-Adverb (S-V-Adv)
- Yesha laughs loudly.
- The bird flies high.
- Flowers are everywhere.
5. Subject-Verb-Noun (S-V-N)
- I am the principal.
- My Daddy is a fisherman.
- The girl is a student.
Sentence Structure Worksheets
This bundle contains 10 ready-to-use Sentence Structure worksheets that are perfect to test student knowledge and understanding of Sentence structure which is the arrangement of words in a sentence.
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