Identifying sentence structure review Underline the subjects once and the verbs twice. For 1 pt Identify For 1 pt as S for simple, CP for compound, CX for complex, and CPCX for compound-complex. Circle For 1 pt all conjunctions ________The meaning of this poem is difficult to understand. _______ Joe and his brother went fishing last weekend and caught lots of fish. ___________ John went to school, but James remained at home because he had a sore throat. _______ Duane doesn't think he passed the test, although he studied several hours last night. ___________ Those clouds promise rain; we should hurry before we get caught in a flash flood. ________The team had won the championship last year and was determined to win it again. _____ Since we bought our new wide-screen television, the prices have dropped dramatically. _______ My father and mother ate too much at our family reunion. ______ Fiona became interested in longdistance running several years ago; in fact, she ran in the New York Marathon last year. ______ Sara began planning her summer vacation in December. _______ Because I left the play early, I missed the surprise ending. _______ Tanya was invited to a party, so she wants to buy a new outfit. _______ Caught with the evidence, Karen confessed. ________ You must have tenacity if you intend to learn how to play the guitar. ______ For Halloween, each of the children had dressed up as a different Disney character; however, not one of them had dressed up as Mickey Mouse. _______ The company that contacted us by phone happens to have a bad reputation. _______ Some of the books in the library will be given to charity. _______ Don’t give up; you can do it. __________ Those clouds promise rain; we should hurry before we get caught in a flash flood. _______ Rodney is not only ambitious but hardworking as well. ________ After Alison finished playing the video game, she shut down the computer. _____ Because of rain, the baseball game was postponed. _____ After the hurricane, many of the offices needed new carpeting. ______ I may not understand why the economy is hurting, but I do know that something needs to be done. _______ Diagramming sentences is not as difficult as some people make it out to be.