What Makes a Sentence?

Contributor: Melissa LaRusso. Lesson ID: 10694

"What makes this a complete sentence?" Begin your sentence journey with this first of 5 lessons in the series "Sentence Structure." Watch a video, play online games, and complete a hands-on activity!

categories

Grammar, Writing

subject
English / Language Arts
learning style
Kinesthetic, Visual
personality style
Lion
Grade Level
Primary (K-2)
Lesson Type
Quick Query

Lesson Plan - Get It!

Audio:

The boy.

What is wrong with that sentence?

Watch this excerpt from Lesson 1 - Simple Sentences video (below), and then we will come back to see what is wrong with the sentence: The boy.

 

Now that you watched the video, do you know what is wrong with this sentence: "The boy."?

Yes, this is not a complete sentence. What can you add to this to make it a complete sentence?

There are many ways to make this a complete sentence.

"The boy sits in a chair." Does this make sense? Yes, this tells a complete thought about the boy.

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