Need Help?

Get in touch with us


Complete and Incomplete Sentences

Grade 2
Sep 1, 2022
  • Look at the sentences and mark the difference. 
  • He a boy. 
  • Why crying? 
  • Why shy? 
  • It is a yacht. 
  • This is a park. 
  • The first 3 sentences do not show complete meaning. 
  • The last 2 sentences give the complete meaning. 

Complete Sentence: 

  • A complete sentence is a group of words that tells complete thought or idea. 
  • It begins with capital letter and ends with punctuation marks like ‘full stop’ and ‘question mark.’ 
  • A complete sentence answers the questions of ‘who’ and ‘what.’ 
  • Examples: 
  • The cat chased his tail. 
  • The dog ran away. 
  • The baby is crying. 

Incomplete Sentence: 

  • Ask the students, “Do you know what incomplete sentence is?” 
  • An incomplete sentence indicates an incomplete thought/meaning. 
  • Incomplete sentence doesn’t answer ‘who’ & ‘what’. 
  • Refer to slide no. 21 & 22. 
  • Examples: 
  • Won football game. 
  • Many long days. 
  • At the pool? 
  • This is how we can differentiate complete and incomplete sentences by looking at their formation. 
Complete and Incomplete Sentences


Related topics


Exploring the World of Adjectives: Types, Usage, and Examples

What are Parts of Speech? Parts of speech determine words’ grammatical and semantic position in a sentence. Activity time The parts of speech are nouns, adverbs, conjunctions, pronouns, interjections, adjectives, articles, prepositions, and verbs. Identify the parts of speech of the underlined words in the following sentences. White- Adjective Big- Adjective    Exciting- Adjectives New- […]

Memoir writing

Memoir Writing: Basic Elements, Structures, and Types

Memoir: A memoir is a narrative written from an author’s perspective about a particular facet of his/her own life. ‘Memoir’ word comes from the French word ‘memoire’, which means ‘memory’ or ‘reminiscence’. Example Night: Elie Wiesel gives an account of how he survived his teenage years at Auschwitz and Buchenwald concentration camps during World War […]

Identifying the main idea

Identification of Main Idea in Fiction and Non-fiction

Every story or paragraph or non-fictional text has at least one main idea. The MAIN IDEA is what the text is mostly about. (It is backed up or supported by SUPPORTING DETAILS) Before discussing how to find the main idea, we shall first look at TOPIC. Can you define a topic? A topic can be […]

Writing an Article

Writing an Article: Structure and Essential Tips

What is an article? Structure of Article Writing : Title : Draw the attention of readers with an attractive title and indicate the main topic of the article Introduction : Attract the reader’s attention with a sentence that gives a general presentation of the topic. Main Body : Between these sentences, the body should do […]


Other topics