Parts of the Sentence - Subject/Verb
The subjectThe subject tells who or what about the verb. Source: Lesson 91 of the sentence can also be compound. A compound subject is joined by either a co-ordinate conjunctionCo-ordinate conjunctions join words, phrases, or clauses of equal rank. The co-ordinate conjunctions are the following: and, but, or, nor, for, and yet.
Source: Lesson 76 or a correlative conjunctionCorrelative conjunctions join words, phrases, or clauses of equal rank. The correlative conjunctions are always in pairs. They are either-or, neither-nor, both-and, not only-but also, and whether-or.
Source: Lesson 80.
The bell and siren rang.
Instructions: Find the subject/subjects, verbVerbs show action or state of being. Most verbs are action words, but a few verbs indicate state of being or existence.
Source: Lesson 1, and conjunctions in these sentences.
1. Barbara, Ann, and Jeanne came home for the holidays.
2. Either Jim or Jeff will move to the new apartment.
3. Both Pam and her husband love the new baby.
4. You, Joe, and I are in the new play.
5. Mom or Dad will be gone by morning.