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Language Handbook

1 The Parts of Speech

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WORKSHEET 9

Reviewing the Parts of Speech

On the line provided, write the part of speech of each italicized word. In making your decision, ask yourself how the word functions in the sentence.

Exercise

verb noun

1. They often study math together. 2. Ms. Shapiro has a large desk in her study.

_________ 1. Kimiko took an express train. _________ 2. A train whistle sounded in the distance. _________ 3. I will train your dog. _________ 4. Cross the street on a green light. _________ 5. Turn right at the next cross street. _________ 6. She was wearing a gold cross. _________ 7. The boss will fire me. _________ 8. The fire department is always ready. _________ 9. We saw a large fire in the distance. _________ 10. He has a bald head. _________ 11. Who is the head usher? _________ 12. Isabel will head the freshman class. _________ 13. Botan can field a ball faster than any other player. _________ 15. A field mouse scampered by. _________ 16. Everyone left the building in a hurry. _________ 17. I sat on the left side of the room. _________ 18. Turn left at the next corner. _________ 19. Let's walk around. _________ 20. Diego and Brian walked around the block. _________ 21. What did she say to you? _________ 22. Say, watch out for that tree. _________ 23. We decided to go inside after we ate. _________ 24. One of the Russian dolls was hidden inside the other. _________ 25. Hey, where are you going?

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_________ 14. The new athletic field is ready for use.

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Elements of Literature

Language Handbook

Worksheet 9

1 The Parts of Speech

14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. noun adjective verb adjective adverb adverb preposition verb interjection adverb preposition interjection 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. Could you light the briquettes? I rode the bus to school. The bus driver told him to sit down. On Sunday we're going to a family reunion. The Sunday picnic was rained out. Give each of them one copy of the book. Each person who wants to sign up should wait here after class. We had pepper steak for dinner. She often peppers her speech with French words. Pass me the pepper, please. I have to take the bicycle apart to ship it. We need more bicycle lanes throughout our city. Don't eat that poisonous mushroom. Our population is mushrooming because of the growing microchip industry.

Reviewing the Parts of Speech

Exercise

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. noun adjective verb verb adjective noun verb adjective noun noun adjective verb verb

Worksheet 10

Test

Exercise A

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. N; PRON; N;ADJ; N PRON; N;ADJ N; N; N;ADJ ADJ; PRON;ADJ; N; N ADJ; PRON; N (Sentences will vary.) Shine that flashlight over in this direction. I took a shine to him right away. Please do not shout in my ear. I can hear her shout all the way over here. The light in the desert was beautiful. This box is light; the other one is heavy.

Exercise B

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

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Exercise C If you classify possessive pronouns as adjectives, then the answer that is underscored in item 5 may be considered correct. 1. N 14. PREP 2. ADJ 15. CONJ 3. PREP 16. PREP 4. CONJ 17. N 5. PRON or ADJ 18. PRON 6. ADV 19. N 7. PREP 20. V 8. ADJ 21. N 9. N 22. N 10. ADJ 23. N 11. V 24. ADV 12. N 25. ADJ 13. ADV

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