Here is a set of three free subject and predicate worksheets for First Grade Language Arts students and teachers.
In the first worksheet, kids will have to circle the subject and underline the predicate. In the second worksheet, children have to match the correct subject and predicate to form complete sentences. Finally, in the third worksheet, students have to label the underlined portion of the sentence as either subject or predicate.
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Subject and Predicate Worksheets
Subject and Predicate Definitions
Simple Subject – The simple subject is the one word, without any modifiers or description, that the sentence is about. Example: In the sentence, “The big fluffy dog ran to the fire hydrant,” the simple subject is “dog.”
Simple Predicate – The simple predicate is the verb that describes the subject’s action. Example, In the sentence, “The big fluffy dog ran to the fire hydrant,” the simple predicate is “ran.”
Complete Subject – The person, place or thing that the sentence is about, including any adjectives or modifiers added to it. Example: In the sentence, “The big fluffy dog ran to the fire hydrant,” the complete subject is, “The big fluffy dog.”
Complete Predicate – The entire part of the sentence telling what the subject is doing or being. Example: In the sentence, “The big fluffy dog ran to the fire hydrant,” the complete predicate is, “ran to the fire hydrant.”