What is a Sentence?

What is a Sentence? :

A sentence is a group of words that expresses a complete thought. A sentence must have a subject and a verb, but it may or may not have an object.

Sally is making a doll.

Wendy and Kim are fighting.

The hedgehog curled up.

Maggie is reading a book.

It is raining.

Dad cooked dinner.

I am flying a kite.

We are eating our breakfast.

They are washing the dishes.

The dentist is examining Susan’s teeth.

The old couples have no children.

Janet screamed.

Sally, Wendy, Kim, The hedgehog, Maggie, It, Dad, I, We, They, The dentist, The old couples and Janet are SUBJECTS.

A doll, a book, dinner, a kite, breakfast, the dishes, teeth and children are OBJECTS.

A sentence that makes a statement begins with a capital letter and ends with a period.

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