Parts of a Sentence | Structure and Type for sentence building | Class 4
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Parts of a Sentence for Class 4 English

Sentences help to express our feelings, emotions, and opinions. To understand a sentence and its structure, it is important to know the parts of a sentence. Students will be aware of sentence definition, format, and possible errors while writing a sentence.

From this learning concept, students will also learn:

  • Parts of sentence examples.
  • Basic structure of a sentence with examples.
  • Identify the predicate, subject, and object in a sentence.

All the learning concepts covered for Class 4 have concept maps, illustrations, and examples. Students can check their understanding by solving the two printable PDF parts of a sentence worksheets. These worksheets consist of exercises like rearranging the parts of the sentence in the correct order. The answers to these questions are also available in PDF format.

What is a Sentence?

A sentence is a group of words arranged in a specific order to make a complete thought.

A sentence includes three main parts –

Subject - (noun or doer of the action)

Predicate – (verb or action work)

Object – (a person or thing that is affected by the action.

Parts of a sentence.

Subject:

  • The subject is the person or a thing who is the doer of the action.
  • It represents what or whom the sentence describes. It mainly contains a noun or a pronoun.

Examples:

parts of a sentence examples
parts of a sentence examples

Predicate:

The predicate is what is said about the person or thing denoted by the subject. It includes the verb and other words in a sentence except for the subject.

predicate examples
predicate examples

Object:

The object is the part of the sentence that is acted on. It usually ends the sentence and forms complete meaning.

Examples:

object sentence examples
object sentence examples

Most sentences are not short in length as the above examples.

There can be more parts of speech added to a sentence. It can be expanded to add meaning or description.

To make it more clear to understand, one must follow the S, V, O rule.

Subject verb object word order

Basic Sentence Format

No. Subject Verb Object S+V+O=Sentence
1 I Play Badminton I play badminton.
2 She Swims In the sea She swims in the sea.
3 He drives a car He drives a car.
4 They love Their parents They love their parents.

Common Errors

The subject is widely used in English, so a number of errors can arise about how to correctly use it. When using two subjects in the same sentence, do not use the combination of a pronoun and a common noun.

Avoid using the pronoun along with a proper noun as a double subject in the same sentence.

Examples:

  1. My brother and his friend speak Spanish.
  2. My brother and he speaks Spanish.
parts of sentence chart
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