Unit 1 L6 Subjects in Imperatives

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Subjects in Imperatives
Unit 1, Lesson 6
Objectives
Students will:
• Identify imperative sentences.
• Identify the simple subject in
declarative and imperative sentences.
Rules
• In an imperative sentence, you is
always the subject.
• It is usually not stated in the sentence.
• We say that you is the “understood”
subject.
• Example:
▫ Please bring your camera.
▫ The understood subject is “you.”
Identify the type of sentence. Then identify
the simple subject of each sentence below?
• Find three seats.
 Imperative
 You.
• Dac will sit beside me.
 Declarative
 Dac
• Watch the blue curtain.
 Imperative
 You
• Look at that fancy costume.
 Imperative
 You.
• My brother is the king.
 Declarative
 brother
• The audience loves this play.
 Declarative
 Audience
• I really enjoy that play!
 Exclamatory
I
• Everyone is sitting very quietly.
 Declarative
 Everyone
• Please read this name to me.
 Imperative
 You
• Clap as hard as you can.
 Imperative
 You
• I want to go to the movies.
 Declarative
I
• Movies about real books interest me.
 Declarative
 Movies
• Please buy me two tickets.
 Imperative
 You
• Listen to the exciting music.
 Imperative
 You
• The hero really climbed that mountain.
 Declarative
 Hero
• Tell my sister about this movie.
 Imperative
 You
• She is interested in mountain climbing.
 Declarative
 She
• Remember the name of that mountain.
 Imperative
 You
• Martha likes computer games.
 Declarative
 Martha
Label the sentence imperative or declarative.
Then identify the simple subject.
Movie Review
Declarative; job
Declarative; I
My job is to review movies. Otherwise I would not have sat
Declarative; readers
through Screamers. My readers do not have to suffer. Take
Imperative: you
Imperative; you
Imperative; you
my advice. Avoid this movie. Do not even walk past the
Declarative; you
theatre. You might be crushed by movie patrons running out
Declarative; title
and screaming. The title of Screamers describes the
Imperative; you
Imperative, you
audience. Ask some viewers. Listen to them scream.
Homework
•Workbook pgs. 11 - 12

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