Understanding Parts of Speech: Subjects

An introduction to understanding subjects.



• Students will understand what a subject is.

• Students will know how to use a subject in a correct sentence.


Suggested Grades:

7th - 12th Grade - Secondary Education - High School

Lesson Procedure:

Students should read the lesson, and complete the worksheet. As an option, teachers may also use the lesson as part of a classroom lesson plan.


Lesson Excerpt:

Exploring Subjects

• There are three items that work together to form a complete sentence. They are:

1. Subjects
2. Verbs
3. Complete Thought

• Without the subject or verb, there cannot be a complete thought.

• In this lesson, you will learn about subjects.

What is a Subject?

The subject of a sentence is a noun, pronoun or noun phrase that controls the main verb.

For example:



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