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21 Cards in this Set

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a group of words that express a complete thought
Declaritive sentence
makes a statement; ends with a period
Interrogative sentence
asks a question; ends with a question mark
Exclamatory sentence
expresses strong feeling; ends with an exclamation
Imperative sentence
gives a command or makes a request; ends with a period
subject part
names who and/or what a sentenc is about
Predicate part
tells what the subject does or has. It can also describe what the subject is/is like
Sentence fragment
does not express a complete thought, It may also be missing a subject, predicate, or both
complete subject
includes all of the words in the subject part of a sentence
complete predicate
includes all of the words in the predicate part of a sentence
simple subject
the main/most important word/group of words in the complete subject.

**When 2 simple subjects are joined by the words "and" or "both, and", the subject is plural**
simple predicate
main word/group of words in the complete predicate
names a person, place, thing, or idea
takes the place of 1 or more nouns
word that expresses an action or state of being
compound subject
2 or more simple sunjects that share a predicate; joined by "and both", "and,or, either", "or, neither", "nor, but"
compound predicate
2 or more simples predicates (verbs) sharing a subject; joined by "and, both", "and, or, either", "or neither", "nor, but"
simple sentence
has one subject and one predicate
compound sentence
a sentence that contains 2 or more simple sentences joined by a comma and a coordinating conjunction or by a semicolon
run-on sentence
2 or more sentences incorrectly written as one sentence
coordinating conjunctions
and, but, or, for, so, yet, nor