This activity is great for building vocabulary and working on grammar.

Sentences are a series of words that complete a thought and they all contain a subject and a predicate. The subject is who or what of the sentence. You can locate subjects by looking for the action word (verb), the who or the what that is performing that action is the subject. The section of the sentence that modifies the subject is called the predicate. The predicate always includes the verb. Sentences can present as basic statements, commands, exclamations, or questions. Complete sentences have several characteristics. They begin with a capital letter and end with a mark of punctuation. The punctuation mark indicates the nature of the statement that is being made. A question mark tells it is a question. A period indicates a statement or command. An exclamation point tells us it can either be a cry out or command.

In some cases that will be just a word and sometimes a phrase. At the 2nd grade level, we are working toward understanding a little more grammar mechanics. We expect students to be able to not only understand the definition of the words that they are placing, but also where to use those words in context. Students will be tasked with writing a complete thought after being given a starting or ending prompt. We then have students write their own sentences when given a word to put into context. While this may seem like a pointless exercise this can really help extend your ability to express yourself with language. This series of worksheets will be missing something. You are tasked with determining what is missing to make it a complete sentence.

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Printable Sentence Completion Worksheets

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What's Missing?

Complete each sentence using the word or set of words that best completes the thought as a whole.

Circle the Wagons!

Circle the word that would best complete the thoughts that are being presented.

Commonly Confused Words

Choose from the commonly confused words below to complete each sentence. Circle the correct answer.

Finish It Up

Fill in the pair of words that would make the best complete statement.

A, B, C, or D?

This is a multiple choice activity that helps you make more sense of your ability to express yourself with language.

Word Banker

Fill in the blank with the words that best fit the meaning of the sentence. Use the Word Bank. Not all words will be used.

Character Traits

Give some life to these words.

What Makes It Strong?

Choose the correct word to complete each sentence.

Complete Me!

What is missing? You have several things to choose from.

Who Completes It?

Choose the best word to complete each sentence.

Where Is It?

See if you can figure our what is missing and where it goes.

Choose the Best Word

Choose the best word or words to fill in the blanks.

Adults

See if this helps you get your thoughts out.

Adolescents

This should stimulate some brain activity.

Thoughts on Children

More thoughts for your kids and an opportunity to freely express themselves.