Parts of the Sentence - Review
Instructions: Using all the knowledge learned in the previous lessons, identify the words in bold as a verbVerbs show action or state of being. Most verbs are action words, but a few verbs indicate state of being or existence.
Source: Lesson 1, nounA noun is a word that names a person, place, thing, or idea. Examples: man, city, book, and courage. Nouns often follow words like a, an, and the. Source: Lesson 16, pronounA pronoun is a word that replaces a noun or a group of words used as a noun.
Source: Lesson 21, adjectiveAdjectives modify or affect the meaning of nouns and pronouns and tell us which, whose, what kind, and how many about the nouns or pronouns they modify. They come before the noun or pronoun they modify except for the predicate adjective which comes after a linking verb and modifies the subject. Source: Lesson 151, or adverbAdverbs are words that modify (1) verbs, (2) adjectives, and (3) other adverbs. They tell how (manner), when (time), where (place), how much (degree), and why (cause). Source: Lesson 161 in the following sentences.
1. Did you see the oil well in Canada? Most of us have not been there.
of us have not been there.
2. I do my assignments well. Jeff is also fast and efficient.
fastAdj and efficient.
3. Mother drives too fast. Surely she should drive better.
4. This isn't a long diet. Maybe you should fast more often.
fastV more often.
5. Have you been here long? Did you come by the back way?
by the backAdj way?
6. I often long for the good old days of the '50's.
7. State Street heads south, the most direct route.
8. Citizens, on most summer days we have a south wind each evening.
a southAdj wind each evening.
9. I once lived in the South. Our family still goes back for visits.
goes backAdv for visits.
10. This highway is a better road than the dirt one.