Is it a sentence? Try this.

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by Corina Koch MacLeod
Every sentence needs four things: a subject (a who or what word), a verb (a doing or being word), beginning punctuation and ending punctuation. If any of these elements is missing, you do not have a complete sentence.

Read the text below. Decide if each example is a sentence. If it’s not a sentence, what would you change to make it a sentence?
Answers are posted here. Good luck!
  1. She enjoys reading late at night.
  2. On their way to the grocery store.
  3. The teacher took attendance
  4. he stopped to talk to the neighbours.
  5. The children wanted a trip to the zoo, they were on their best behaviour.

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