Complete Sentence: Examples & Definition


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A complete sentence is made of two important elements. What are they?

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1. Identify the subject in the following sentence: Kurt Vonnegut is a published author.

2. Identify the predicate in the following sentence: A run-on sentence can confuse the reader.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You will be quizzed on subject and predicate, and you'll need to identify whether sample sentences are complete or not.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Ensure that you can answer questions about the following:

  • Components of a complete sentence
  • Identifying the subject in a sample sentence
  • Finding the predicate in a sample sentence
  • Recognizing whether sample sentences are complete or not

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on complete sentences
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about proper grammar in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as predicate and subject
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as complete sentences, sentence fragments, and run-on sentences

Additional Learning

Review the related lesson titled Complete Sentence: Examples & Definition for more details about sentence structure. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Examine examples of complete and incomplete sentences
  • Define 'complements'
  • Recognize the importance of writing in complete sentences