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Combiningw Participials

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Xenia Christian School
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9 Grade Language Arts
Mrs. Reilly, Lincoln 203
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Name __________________________
Date __________________________
Period _______
Combining Sentences by Inserting Participial Phrases
1.
Megan rushed to help the victims. She had witnessed the auto accident only
moments before.
Rushing to help the victims, Megan had witnessed the auto accident only
moments before.
OR
Having witnessed the auto accident only moments before, Megan rushed to help
the victims.
2.
Chung Sook watched his sister. She was walking away.
Chung Sook watched his sister walking away.
OR
Walking away, Chung Sook watched his sister.
3.
The salesperson glared at Sandra. He was tapping his foot impatiently.
Glaring at Sandra, the salesperson was tapping his foot impatiently.
OR
Tapping his foot impatiently, the salesperson glared at Sandra.
4.
Trenell looked at Marvella. His face was etched with concern.
5.
Edgar Allan Poe died penniless. He had been poorly paid for his writing.
6.
The eight-year-olds danced around their fort. It was made of hard-packed snow.
7.
Sally reached into her purse. She was looking for her sunglasses.
8.
Natasha wandered along the seashore. She found a cowrie shell that had washed
up on the sand.
9.
The Creek chief was impressed by his son's bravery. He declared the boy a
warrior.
10 Iowa is known as the Corn State. It is one of the leading producers of corn in the
United States.
1
Having witnessed the accident only moments before, Megan rushed to help the
victims.
2
Chung Sook watched his sister walking away.
3
The salesperson, tapping his foot, glared at Sandra.
4
Trenell looked at Marvella, his face etched with concern.
His face etched with concern, Trenell looked at Marvella.
5
Poorly paid for his writing, Edgar Allan Poe died penniless.
6
The eight-year-olds danced around their fort made of hard-packed snow.
7
Looking for her sunglasses, Sally reached into her purse.
8
Wandering along the seashore, Natasha found a cowrie shell that had washed
up on the sand.
9
Impressed by his son's bravery, the Creek chief declared the boy a warrior.
10 Known as the Corn State, Iowa is one of the leading producers of corn in the
United States.
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