What Makes a Sentence?

Contributor: Elephango Editors. Lesson ID: 10694

What makes this a complete sentence?
Found out in this fun lesson and begin your sentence structure journey!


Grammar, Writing

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

Lesson Plan - Get It!

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The boy.

  • What is wrong with that sentence?

Watch just the beginning of the video below to help you understand what is wrong with the sentence above.

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  • Do you now know why "The boy." is not a sentence?

Yes, this is not a complete thought!

  • What can you add to this to make it a complete sentence?

There are many ways to complete this thought and make it a complete sentence.

For example, you could say: "The boy sits in a chair."

  • Does this make sense?

Yes, this tells a complete thought about the boy.

Keep going in the Got It? section!

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