Analyzing sentences is a great way for children to really understand grammar. Use this free, printable worksheet to help your young learner understand subject and predicate relationships. The worksheet contains an easy-to-understand explanation with examples, and ten questions that ask students to identify parts of a sentence (complete subject, complete predicate, simple subject and simple predicate). Answer sheet included. Read more at…
Have an empty chart up on the board, and each team gets 4 different colored post-it notes. Write down which color corresponded to which type of sentence on the board for them to refer to. They worked with their team to come up with unique examples of each type of sentence.
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.
This page of a site that gives parents information in terms that they can understand gives the parents of ELLs a lot of tools that they can use to help their children. What is unique about these parents is that in many cases they too are learning the english language and a site that puts things in simple terms just for them can be a life-saver.