Parts of Speech and Sentence Pattern Test Study Guide

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Parts of Speech and Sentence Pattern Test

Study Guide

Odd day classes – Thursday October 23rd

Even day classes – Friday October 24th

I.

(Multiple choice ) Know the definition and function for the following parts of speech: noun, pronoun, verb, adjective, adverb, preposition, prepositional phrase, subject & predicate

Which part of speech describes an action or state of being or condition? Examples are throw, run. was, is, seems...

A.

noun

B.

adverb

C.

preposition

D.

adjective

E.

verb

II.

(Multiple choice/fill in blanks) Be able to identify the parts of speech of words or phrases in the context of a sentence.

Directions: On the line to the left of the sentence, write the word that is the part of

Speech indicated in parenthesis.

Example: ___________________ (adjective) Steven is honest.

____________________(noun) She purchased the ice cream with him.

Directions: What part of speech is the underlined word in the following sentence?

The boys went inside to eat dinner.

a. adverb

b. preposition

Parts of Speech and Sentence Pattern Test

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III.

Paint with words--analyze word choice in a sentence and replace ineffective words or phrases with more effective ones.

Directions

:

Replace the underlined word or phrase to create vivid images indicated in parenthesis.

The sky diver was a woman. (speed) a.

Daredevil b

. rocket c.

flame

Her tears were rain drops _________________. (pain) a.

on a hot tin roof. b. in a bucket c. in a handkerchief

IV.

Write a sentence to effectively describe this image. Use predicate nouns and prepositional phrases as adjectives.

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