The political systems and armies of Europe grew stronger in the eleventh century.
This brought an end to the Viking Age.
EXERCISE:Draw one line under the complete subject and two lines under the complete predicate.
EXAMPLE: The Vikingswere probably the first Europeans in Nova Scotia.
Nova Scotia was one of their first stopovers in the Northern Hemisphere.
The province of Nova Scotia lies on the eastern coast of Canada.
The Nova Scotia peninsula and Cape Breton Island make up Nova Scotia.
It is almost completely surrounded by water.
The Gulf of St. Lawrence separates Nova Scotia from Newfoundland.
John Cabot claimed Nova Scotia for the British in 1497.
He left no settlers in Nova Scotia.
French explorers Pierre du Gast and Samuel de Champlain later claimed part of Nova Scotia.
Nova Scotia was a battleground between the British and French during the seventeenth century.
An agreement called the Peace of Utrecht gave the mainland to the British.
The British gained control of Cape Breton Island in 1763.
The country joined the Dominion of Canada as one of its four primary provinces in 1867.
About eighty percent of Nova Scotia is covered by evergreen forests.
Nova Scotia and West Virginia are about the same size.
The city of Halifax is Nova Scotia’s capital.
Fish, lumber, and ships were once important products of Nova Scotia.
Today coal, oil, and paper are the main products.
Nova Scotia’s government is a parliamentary system.
It is headed by a lieutenant governor.
However, the provincial premier and an executive council make up the true executive branch.
INSTRUCTIONS: Write Complete for each group of words below that is a complete sentence and Fragment for each group of words that is a fragment. Rewrite each fragment as a complete sentence, by providing the missing part. Identify the part you added as Subject or Predicate. EXAMPLE:
Dream of traveling to exotic faraway places.
Many people dream of traveling to exotic faraway places.
Subject 1. The beautiful tropical islands of Hawaii.
2. Relax on white sandy beaches.
3. Surfers look forward to riding the perfect wave.
4. Other vacationers want to attend a luau.
5. The Bahamas are visited regularly by cruise ships.
6. Are ideal for snorkeling and scuba diving.
7. Like to go deep-sea fishing for marlin.
8. A growing number of tourist enjoy Iceland’s glaciers.
9. Ireland, the Emerald Isle.
10. Others travel halfway around the world to New Zealand.
11. Prefer the Galapagos Islands.
12. Great lumbering turtles and strange-looking iguanas.