Using Subjects and Verbs
Every sentence has a subject. It tells what the sentence is about.
Ramon studied animal homes.
(The subject is Ramon—what the sentence is about.)
Every sentence also has a verb. It tells what the subject is doing.
He drew different homes.
(The verb is drew—what Ramon did.)
Some verbs tell what the subject is being.
Ramon is busy.
(The verb is tells what Ramon is being—busy.)
Find subjects and verbs.
In each sentence below, write down the subject and the verb. Make a copy of this Google doc.
- Beavers build lodges.
- Bears live in dens.
- Birds weave nests in trees.
- Caves give homes to bats.
- A wasp nest has paper walls.
- A barn protects horses or cows.
- Ramon calls a house his home.
Create subjects and verbs.
Fill in each blank with a subject or verb for the sentence. Make a copy of this Google doc.
- I ____________ a picnic basket.
(Answers will vary.) have
- Bananas ____________ inside.
(Answers will vary.) go
- ____________ sit beside them.
(Answers will vary.) Grapes
- The basket ____________ other food, too.
(Answers will vary.) holds
- ____________ make my mouth water.
(Answers will vary.) Sandwiches
- ____________ look yummy.
(Answers will vary.) Chips
- We ____________ to eat everything.
(Answers will vary.) want
- Our picnic ____________ now.
(Answers will vary.) starts
Write subjects and verbs.
Write three sentences about food. Make sure each has a subject and verb.