In this section, you'll be finding simple subjects. Don't forget to look for compound subjects--they'll be lurking! If you find a compound, write both words in the blank. Write them in order without a conjunction between them.
Find the subject.We can sleep in on Wednesday morning!
Find the subject.When was the test scheduled?
Find the subject.There was a set of flashcards open on Joplin's computer.
Find the subject.Drake and Ethan were having a conversation.
Find the subject.Stop the presses!
You'll identify the bolded words in the following sentences as predicate adjectives or predicate nominatives. You can do this--put on your thinking cap!
Channing's backpack is heavy.
The next sentence is a tweet.
Read the next few sentences, then fill in the blank with the predicate adjective or nominative.
Find the predicate adjective.Kid Rock's concert was awesome!
Find the predicate adjective.Which reindeer is the best at football?
Find the predicate nominative.Prince George will be a big brother.
Find the predicate nominative."The Predicate Nominative" is a good band name.
Fill in the blank with the direct object in the sentence.