English Unit 4

English Unit 4

the noun that follows a verb and answers the questions whom or what
direct object
a word that expresses action
verb
who or what the sentence is about
subject
a noun that indicates to or for whom or what the subject acts
indirect object
it follows a linking verb and renames the subject
predicate nominative
it follows a linking verb and describes a subject
predicate adjective
verbs that join a subject and a predicate nominative or predicate adjective
linking verb
it expresses a complete thought
sentence
The two essential parts of the sentence are the __________ and the ____________.
subject, predicate
A verb that has a direct object is known as a _____________ verb.
transitive
A linking verb is a ___________ verb
intransitive
An indirect object may be modified by ___________.
an adjective
The subject of a sentence consists of ________________________________________.
who or what the sentence is about
A verb that is commonly used in sentences with indirect objects is ______________.
made
I gazed at the mountain.
I, gazed
My mother walked to the park.
mother, walked
Susan came to my house yesterday.
Susan, came
Choose the correct spelling.
puntuation, punctuation, punctution
punctuation
Choose the correct spelling.
preposition, prepisition, prepasition
preposition
Choose the correct spelling.
intransative, intrinsative, intransitive
intransitive
Action verb
ran
Action verb
swim
Action verb
talked
linking verb
is
linking verb
am
linking verb
are
Mr.Jones gave Sherry an A in English.
Mr.Jones, gave, Sherry, A
Sandy made a cake yesterday.
Sandy, made, cake
The dog grabbed the bone and ran.
dog, grabbed, bone-ran
Thom offered me a piece of cake.
Thom, offered, me, piece
Mr.Brown is a good neighbor.
neighbor-predicate nominative
The fence was very strong.
strong-predicate adjective
Esther is a beautiful girl.
girl-predicate nominative
an example of a compound subject
Bob and Bill ran down the hill.
an example of a compound verb
Jill wrote and published three books.
true of false? An adverb can modify a noun.
false
true or false? A predicate adjective modifies the verb.
false
true or false? Direct objects follow linking verbs.
false
true or false? Is, are, and were are linking verbs.
true
Why is it important to know the basic parts of a sentence?
It is important to know the basic parts of a sentence because it helps you to write more complex sentences in a way other people can understand what your saying.
Why is a sentence not complete without a verb?
Without a verb a sentences has no action.
A sentence fragment is ____________________________________?
part of a sentence with punctuation
Putting together two or more complete thoughts as one sentence is _____________.
run-on sentence
To look over your work carefully, checking spelling, punctuation, and form.
proofreading
word with a similar meaning
synonym
word with an opposite meaning
antonym
emotional overtone of a word
connotation
dictionary meaning of a word
denotation
confusing, unclear
ambiguity
an example of a compound subject
Bob and Bill ran home.
an example of a compound verb
Jill wrote and published a book.
The flowers bloomed in the garden.
flowers, bloomed
My father built a new shed in the back yard.
father, built
Do you know Charlie Lester?
you , do know
Make this thought clear.
Melinda painted the picture sitting by the river.
Sitting by the river, Melinda painted the picture.
Make this thought clear.
When eight years old, my mother had my baby brother.
My mother had my baby brother when I was eight years old.
Make this thought clear.
I saw three cars walking down the lane.
While I was walking down the lane, I saw three cars.
Why would a sentence not be complete without a subject?
Without a subject, the sentence has no topic to perform an action.
Mr.Green gave Bobby a new fishing rod Saturday.
Mr.Green, gave, Bobby, rod
Janey wanted a new doll for Christmas.
Janey, wanted, doll
Sally offered me a piece of her birthday cake.
Sally, offered, me, piece
Grandma made me a new dress for my birthday.
Grandma, made, me, dress
Shirley threw the ball over the house.
Shirley, threw, ball
Paul gave Susan a turn at the bat.
Paul, gave, Susan, turn
entangle
involve
sad
unhappy
heavy
burdensome
cheap
shabby
scare
frighten
affect
influence
disregard
ignore
subject verb sentence pattern
The thesaurus is orange.
subject verb direct object pattern
The creativity hit me by surprise.
subject linking verb predicate nominative pattern
The impression was also known as anger.
subject linking verb predicate adjective pattern
The extraordinary mind-blowing imagination was real.
subject verb indirect object direct object pattern
He gave me a synonym.
Correct any mistakes.
Mrs.turner gave my mom her favorite receipt
Mrs.Turner gave my mom her favorite recipe.
Correct any mistakes.
did you see Nathan yesterday.
Did you see Nathan yesterday?
Correct any mistakes.
I went to dallis Satirday.
I went to Dallas Saturday.
Correct any mistakes.
Sunday Sherry wondered over to the fare grounds.
On Sunday, Sherry wondered over to the fairgrounds.
timid
outgoing
happy
sad
sloppy
neat
gracious
rude
floor
ceiling
tone of the voice
pitch
makes a statement
declarative
word with an opposite meaning
antonym
change in pitch
inflection
asks a question
interrogative
word that expresses action
verb
stress, emphasis
accent
issues a command or request
imperative
a noun that indicates to whom or for whom something is done
indirect object
way of saying a sound or a word
pronunciation
shows strong emotion
exclamatory
emotional overtone of a word
connotation
way of indicating end of a sentence or a phrase
punctuation
who or what the sentence is about
subject
dictionary meaning of a word
denoatation
noun that follows a verb and answers question who or what
direct object
word with a familiar meaning
synonym
confusion
ambiguity
expresses a complete thought
sentence
What is the importance of proofreading?
You can correct errors which allows your grades to improve.
Add commas to change the meaning of the following sentences.
Mr.Dean our friend went home.
Mr.Dean, our friend, went home.
Mr.Dean, our friend went home.
Add commas correctly.
After my class I went to the grocery store.
After my class, I went to the grocery store.
Add commas correctly.
When she got a report card she burst into tears.
When she got her report card, she burst into tears.
Add commas correctly.
He played the piano while I played the trumpet.
He played the piano, while I played the trumpet.
Why are sentence signals so important to us?
It allows us to understand what the speaker is discussing.
subject verb pattern
The family left for vacation.
subject verb direct object pattern
A cart rolled out and hit the car.
subject linking verb predicate nominative
The first president was George Washington.
subject linking verb predicate adjective
A bright yellow sunflower grew three feet tall.
subject verb indirect object direct object
She gave me candy on Easter.
Four different kinds of punctuation that indicate a pause in a sentence.
semicolon, colon, comma, period
communicate
talk
pause
freeze
important
serious
accent
voice
statement
question
ridiculous
serious
conversation
peaceful
difficult
easy
Five reasons why we change pitch when talking.
ending a sentence
asking questions
showing emotion
signals punctuation
making the sentence meaning clear