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Grade 5 - English Language
2.74 Compound Subjects and Compound Predicates

A Compound Subject is a subject with two or more nouns or pronouns joined by the word and or another conjunction. Compound subjects share the same predicate.

Example:
Her shoes were covered with mud. Her ankles were covered with mud, too.
Her shoes and ankles were covered with mud.
'Her shoes and ankles' is the compound subject.
The predicate in both the sentences is 'were covered with mud.'

A Compound Predicate is a predicate with two or more verbs joined by the word and or another conjunction. Compound predicates share the same subject.

Example:
Jan jumped on her bike. Jan rode around the block.
Jan jumped on her bike and rode around the block.
The compound predicate is 'jumped on her bike and rode around the block.' The subject in both the sentences is Jan.

Compound Subject and Compound Predicate: A sentence can have a compound subject and a compound predicate.

Example:
Sue and Maria went to the mall and shopped for an hour.


Directions: Combine each pair of sentences into one sentence using a compound subject or compound predicate. Also write at least five examples of your own.
Q 1: He came. He saw. He conquered.
He came and saw and conquered.
He came, saw, and conquered.
He came, saw, conquered.

Q 2: Cars ride on the street. Buses ride on the street. Trucks ride on the street.
Cars ride on the street and buses ride on the street and trucks ride on the street.
Cars, buses, and trucks ride on the street.

Q 3: Cathy and Lisa did their homework and checked it twice.
Choose the compound predicate of the sentence.
did their homework and checked it twice
Cathy and Lisa

Q 4: In preschool, boys and girls drew pictures and colored them.
Choose the compound subject of the sentence.
colored them
drew pictures
boys and girls
In preschool

Q 5: Dan and Mike went to the store and bought some gum.
Choose the compound predicate of the sentence.
Dan and Mike
went to the store and bought some gum

Q 6: Ken went to school. Fred went to school.
Ken, Fred went to school.
Ken and Fred went to school.
Ken went to school and Fred went to school.

Q 7: Harry went to the bathroom. Harry washed his hands.
Harry went to the bathroom, washed his hands.
Harry went to the bathroom and washed his hands.
Harry went to the bathroom and Harry washed his hands.

Q 8: Jack went up the hill. Jill went up the hill.
Jack, Jill went up the hill.
Jack and Jill went up the hill.
Jack went up the hill and Jill went up the hill.

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