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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!
- She enjoys reading late at night.
- On their way to the grocery store.
- The teacher took attendance
- he stopped to talk to the neighbours.
- The children wanted a trip to the zoo, they were on their best behaviour.