What is a Sentence?

A sentence is a group of words that expresses a complete thought.

  • These are sentences.
  1. The cat stole some food.
  2. The dog is barking.
  • These are not sentences.
  1. The cat. (This group of words does not tell what the cat did.)
  2. Stole some food. (This group of words does not tell who stole some food.)



Identify the group of words that are sentences.

  1. The woman had suddenly disappeared.
  2. At the end of a long comedy series.
  3. Forgot my name.
  4. Tourists come to see the pyramids.
  5. The winner was Sarah.