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Section One: Grammar


1. The Noun

1 Rose, pet, office


2 newspaper, table, classroom
3 group, hours, plan

4 Joshua, bridge, lighthouse


5 computer, technician, Tuesday

5. Do You Know Your Personal Pronouns?

1 We
2 her
3I
4 her

5 yours
6 they
7 Theirs
8 him

9 mine

We and they

him

us

Our

she, you

us

6. Reflexive, Demonstrative, and Interrogative Pronouns

1 Who (INT), this (DEM), herself (REF)


2 those (DEM), yourself (REF)
3 Whom (INT), these (DEM)
7. Singular and Plural Nouns and Pronouns
The singular nouns or pronouns are in numbers 1, 5, 6, 7, 9, 13, 15, 16, 18,
and 20.
The plural nouns or pronouns are in numbers 2, 3, 4, 8, 10, 11, 12, 14, 17, and 19.

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8. The Adjective
(Answers will vary.)

11. Is It an Action, Linking, or Helping Verb?


Sentences 4, 6, 7, 10, and 11 include action verbs.
Sentences 1, 5, 8, 12, and 13 include linking verbs.
Sentences 2, 3, 9, 14, and 15 include helping verbs.

15. The Coordinating Conjunction

1 for

2 yet

3 but

4 or

5 so

4 Unless

5 whenever

16. The Correlative Conjunction


(These are possible answers.)

1 Whether . . . or
2 Either . . . or; Both . . . and; Neither . . . nor
3 both . . . and; either . . . or; neither . . . nor
4 neither . . . nor
5 Not only . . . but also
17. The Subordinating Conjunction
(These are possible answers. There could be others.)

1 since

2 as if

3 when

18. Combining Ideas with the Subordinating Conjunction


(These are possible answers. There could be others.)

1 When the bell rang, the students moved to the next period.
you finish your science project, you cannot play your
2 Unless
video game.
3 We were watching the nightly news when we received a phone call from my aunt.
4 My cat, Belinda, started to hiss when the veterinarian approached.
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will want to try an even harder puzzle after you solve this
5 You
challenging puzzle.

6 Stand here while I take your picture.


7 If Johann gets a ride, he will go to the concert.
8 Francois explored the surroundings as his friends asked him questions.
garbage cans were left out in the street after the garbage collectors emptied the
9 The
cans in the early morning.
My brother, Eduardo, turned pale when he saw a ghost.

19. The Interjection


(Answers will vary.)

20. Parts-of-Speech Review (Part One)


Nouns are found in sentences 1, 3, 10, 17, and 18.
A pronoun is found in sentence 6.
Adjectives are found in sentences 5, 12, 15, and 20.
Verbs are found in sentences 2, 11, 16, and 19.
Adverbs are found in sentences 4 and 13.
Prepositions are found in sentences 8 and 14.
A conjunction is found in sentence 9.
An interjection is found in sentence 7.

21. Parts-of-Speech Review (Part Two)


Nouns are found in sentences 1, 8, and 16.
Pronouns are found in sentences 5, 14, and 20.
Adjectives are found in sentences 12 and 18.
Verbs are found in sentences 4, 7, and 17.
Adverbs are found in sentences 2, 3, and 15.
Prepositions are found in sentences 6 and 11.
Conjunctions are found in sentences 9, 10, and 19.
An interjection is found in sentence 13.

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22. Parts-of-Speech Parade


(These are possible answers.)

1 This part of the trip is easy.


2 We must part now, but we shall see each other again very soon.
3 The network televised three presidential debates that year.
4 This Olympic match will be a televised event.
5 Lower this crate carefully.
6 This lower electric outlet is better.
7 I cannot go for I must sit with my younger siblings.
8 Manny grabbed for the ring during the carousel ride.
9 Before you go, please give me your phone number.
George stood before the crowd.

23. Filling in the Parts of Speech

1 adjective (adj)
2 conjunction (c)
3 pronoun (pro)
4 interjection (int)
5 preposition (prep)

6 adverb (advb)
7 verb (v)
8 noun (n)
9 pronoun (pro)

preposition (prep)

adjective (adj)
conjunction (c)
adjective (adj)
verb (v)
adverb (advb)

24. Whats Missing? (Parts-of-Speech Review)


Nouns are found in sentences 8 and 13.
A pronoun is found in sentence 3.
Adjectives are found in sentences 5, 11, and 12.
Verbs are found in sentences 9, 14, and 15.
An adverb is found in sentence 1.
Prepositions are found in sentences 4 and 10.
Conjunctions are found in sentences 2 and 7.
An interjection is found in sentence 6.

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25. Fun with Literary Titles (Parts-of-Speech Review)


Nouns are underlined in titles 3, 10, 13, and 16.
Pronouns are underlined in titles 11 (pronoun/adjective) and 18.
Verbs are underlined in titles 1 and 6.
Adjectives are underlined in titles 4, 5, 9, 11 (pronoun/adjective), 12, 14, and 17.
Prepositions are underlined in titles 2, 8, 19, and 20.
Conjunctions are underlined in titles 7 and 15.
(There are no adverbs or interjections.)

26. Parts-of-Speech Matching

1D
2F
3K

4O
5E
6B

7I
8N
9M

Section Two: Usage


27. Complete and Simple Subjects

1 Complete subject: Threatening skies; Simple subject: skies


Complete subject: Many engineers from neighboring communities; Simple
2 subject:
engineers
3 Complete subject: Huge trucks; Simple subject: trucks
4 Complete subject: The Padres; Simple subject: Padres
5 Complete subject: The talented actress; Simple subject: actress
28. Complete and Simple Predicates

1 Complete predicate: heard the blaring sirens; Simple predicate: heard


predicate: were crying during the awards ceremony; Simple predicate:
2 Complete
were crying
3 Complete predicate: give their best efforts all the time; Simple predicate: give
4 Complete predicate: yelled at the speeding motorist; Simple predicate: yelled
Complete predicate: will be chosen as this years recipient; Simple predicate: will
5 be
chosen
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