Using Nouns as the Subject of a Sentence: Grammar Rules & Examples


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Identify the simple subject in the following sentence:

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Identify the complete subject in the following sentence:

The red truck had a flat tire.


Please identify what 'The angry driver' is in the following sentence:

The angry driver leaned on his car horn.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is a subject and why does a sentence require one to actually be considered a sentence? With these helpful, interactive materials, you will become an expert on how to use a noun as the subject of a sentence and how to correct a sentence without a subject.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This worksheet and quiz will help you better understand the following types of subjects used in a sentence:

  • Simple
  • Complete
  • Singular
  • Plural
  • Compound

Skills Practiced

Use these skills when working with the worksheet and quiz:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about types of subjects in sentences
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve noun subject practice problems
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as compound and complete subjects

Additional Learning

The corresponding lesson on using Nouns as the Subject of a Sentence: Grammar Rules & Examples will prepare you to:

  • Explain the purpose of a subject in a sentence
  • Define a pronoun and list some examples
  • Identify a sentence missing a subject and correct it
  • Combine two subjects to make a compound subject