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The Subject in a sentence with activities 2

The Subject in a sentence with activities

A subject is a noun that tells who or what the sentence is about.

Example

The boy went to the store.

Who went to the store? The Boy                                                                                                     

Example 2

The large machine made a lot of noise.

What made a lot of noise? Machine

The Subject in sentence activity 1

Underline the subject in the following sentences. Remember, a subject must be a noun.

Look back to see the nouns that have already been identified.

  • Much of the South was destroyed during the Civil War.
  • People could travel west on the Transcontinental Railroad.
  • Andrew Johnson wanted to humiliate the wealthy southerners.
  • Congress wanted to punish the South.
  • Southerners passed Black Codes to limit the freedom of former slaves.

Subjects activity 2

Underline the subject in the following sentences. Remember, a subject must be a noun.

  • The Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery.
  • The Fourteenth Amendment gave citizenship to all former slaves.
  • The Fifteenth Amendment gave all men the right to vote.
  • The 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments were designed to end slavery and protect the rights of the newly freed slaves.
  • Reconstruction helped former slaves to have hope.
  • Many former slaves had to work as sharecroppers.
  • The Freedmen’s Bureau helped establish schools and hospitals.
  • Northerners who came to the South to take advantage of Southerners were called carpetbaggers.
  • Scalawags were Southerners that supported Reconstruction.
  • All of the plans for Reconstruction called for an end to slavery.
  • The South was rebuilt during Reconstruction.
  • Black Codes would not allow a black man to testify in court against white man.
  • Black Codes allowed African American children who did not have parents to be apprenticed to work for white men.
  • Southerners did not want to give up their way of life.
  • People who opposed slavery did not believe anyone had the right to own anyone a person.

Subjects in sentence activity 3

Underline the subject in the following sentences. Remember, a subject must be a noun.

Look back to page 5 to see the nouns that have already been identified.

  1. African Americans wanted to find their families.
  • Protection for the rights of African Americans was needed.
  • Most freedmen couldn’t purchase land because they did not have money.
  • Many freedmen worked as sharecroppers.
  • African Americans were able to vote and hold political office during the Reconstruction period.
  • The Compromise of 1877 ended Reconstruction.
  • After Reconstruction the Democrats won control of the southern state governments.
  • Terrorist groups like the KKK violated the constitutional fights of freedmen.
  • African Americans established strong communities in the South.

Writing

Write three to four sentences describing someone you know who is a kind person. Then underline the subject in each sentence. Remember, a subject is a noun.

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