Simple Subjects and predicates SIMPLE SUBJECT: The subject without the words that describe it or modify it. SIMPLE PREDICATE: The verb without any of the other words that modify it. Simple subjects Subject with no describing or modifying words. Simple Subjects: • Jan • Audience • School • We • I • Him • Jenna • Dad • Kids Write a sentence of your own with a SIMPLE SUBJECT. Simple predicate Predicate without any words that modify it. Simple Predicates: • Brought • Waited • Cheered • Ran • Jumped • Saw • Yelled • Cried • Worked Write a sentence with a SIMPLE PREDICATE and SIMPLE SUBJECT PRACTICE Does the sentence have a complete or simple subject and predicate? (if not, rewrite the sentence with a simple subject and simple predicate) 1. A major earthquake damaged the city. 2. Every time I leave my dog cries. 3. When I leave my house my dog cries for hours. 4. I can’t wait until middle school! 5. Miss Russell makes hard spelling puzzles.