Voyages in English 2018 Gr. 5 Practice Bk

© Loyola Press. Voyages in English Grade 5 10 • Section 1 Name Date For additional help, review pages 12–13 in your textbook or visit 1.6 Nouns as Subjects and Subject Complements A noun can be the subject of a verb. The subject tells what a sentence is about. A noun can also be a subject complement. A subject complement follows a linking verb and renames the subject. Underline the subject once and the subject complement twice in each sentence. 1. Andy Davis is my brother. 2. My father is an inspiration to me. 3. She will always be an enthusiastic learner. 4. The strongest supporter of all the teams is Mr. Barrons. 5. Mrs. Pearson’s son is a doctor at the hospital. 6. Glen Ellen High School was the location for this year’s championship game. 7. Mr. Chu is a gym teacher at our school. 8. Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States. 9. His most famous speech is the Gettysburg Address. 10. Phillis Wheatley was an American poet. 11. Antietam was an important battle during the Civil War. 12. The Ornithopter was an aircraft designed by Leonardo da Vinci. 13. Several books were the prize for the winning essay. 14. Spinach is a vegetable that is high in iron and Vitamin A. 15. Each volunteer is a graduate of the community college. For each word, write two sentences. In the first sentence, use the word as a subject. In the second sentence, use the same word as a subject complement. 16. invitation 17. assembly 18. speech