➲ The complete subject
(the noun or pronoun that performs the action)
contains all the words that help to identify the main person, place,
thing, or idea in the sentence.
The complete subject in each sentence is italicized.
Many teachers and two principals from our school attended the musical
Giraffes and monkeys in the local zoo captured the childrenís interest
This novelís last few chapters are replete with great sensory language.
➲ The simple subject is the main word within the complete subject.
The simple subject is italicized in each of these sentences.
This taco from the local store was quite tasty.
Some people never cease to amaze me.
These two swimmers graduated from the same high school.
Around the corner is the local theater.
Forever Young Naturally Eating
Shopping for Food Pick your own
In soft fruit season, head out to a pick-your-own farm to harvest strawberries, raspberries, and other delicate fruit that doesnít travel well when ripe. Eat as many as you can fresh, then freeze or preserve the rest for a dose of cheering sunshine during dark winter months. This makes a great bonding family outing that appeals to children and grandchildren of all ages.