WHERE IS THE SUBJECT?
Directions: Place prepositional phrases in parentheses. Underline the subjects once and the verbs twice. Label the verbs action or linking.
1. Open-AV your books-Subject (to page three)PP.
2. Can Sammy-Subject finish-AV his work (on time)PP?
3. Wait-AV for me-Subject (in the hallway)PP.
4. Should we-Subject call-AV the police-Subject and tell-AV them (about the accident)PP?
5. Give-AV me-Subject a kiss (on the cheek) and buy-AV me a rose.
6. (Before the movie)PP buy-AV me-Subject a soda and some popcorn.
7. Did the newspaper reporters investigate the story about the landfill?
8. Clean the basement and sell the items in a garage sale.
9. Should Jim send Louise and her sister the money for the tickets to the dance?
10. Pick the lock on the fence and take the bike for your sister.
11. Did Fred-Subject spend-AV an hour (on his homework)PP?
12. Write-AV a sentence-Subject with two prepositional phrases.
13. Turn-LV (in your assignment)PP( to the teacher)PP and ask-AV (for a progress report)PP.
14. Will Jamie-Subject, Anne-Subject, and Tammy-Subject create-AV the float and participate (in the parade)PP?