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Lesson 299 – Parts of the Sentence – Compound/Complex Sentences

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Instructions: Using all the knowledge learned in the previous lessons, find the verbs (v), subjects (subj), predicate nominatives (pn), direct objects (do), appositives (app), nouns of address (na), adjectives (adj), predicate
adjectives (pa), adverbs (adv), prepositions (prep), objects of the
preposition (op), prepositional phrases (p ph), indirect objects (io), objective
complements (oc), conjunctions (c), relative pronouns (p), and verbals in the following sentences.
If the word is a verbal, tell whether it is a gerund, participle,
noun infinitive, adjective infinitive, or adverb infinitive. If there are any adjectives, adverbs, prepositional phrases, verbals, or verbal phrases then tell what word they modify.
If the sentence has a dependent clause, tell whether it is a noun clause, adverb clause, or adjective clause. If it is an adjective or adverb clause, tell which word it modifies, and if it is a noun clause tell how they are used.
1. Jim and his friend Ryan had planned to return to Canada.
2. Although we searched everywhere, Curtis could find no trace of his shoes.
3. Alaina wrote an original poem, and her mother corrected her spelling.
4. Since he was entrusted with the secret, Fred became very serious, and he
was no longer a practical joker.
5. The real story is that he was injured while he was hiking.
–For answers scroll
1. had planned – v; Jim/friend – subj; his – adj modifying friend; and – c; Ryan – app; to return to Canada – noun infinitive phrase used as the direct object; to return – vbl (infinitive); to Canada – adv p ph modifying to return; to – prep; Canada – op
2. although we searched everywhere – adverb clause modifying could find; searched – v; we – subj; everywhere – adv modifying searched; although – c (introductory word); could find – v; Curtis – subj; trace – do; no – adj modifying trace; of his shoes – adj p ph modifying trace; of – prep; shoes – op; his – adj modifying shoes
3. wrote – v; Alaina – subj; poem – do; an/original – adj modifying poem; and – c; corrected – v; mother – subj; spelling – do; her – adj modifying mother; her – adj modifying spelling
4. since he was entrusted with the secret – adverb clause modifying became; was entrusted – v; he – subj; with the secret – adv p ph modifying was entrusted; with – prep, secret – op; the – adj modifying secret; since – c (introductory word); became – v; Fred – subj; serious – pa modifying Fred; very – adv modifying serious; and – c; was – v; he – subj; joker – pn; a/practical – adj modifying joker; longer – adv modifying was; no – adv modifying longer
5. is – v; story – subj; the/real – adj modifying story; that he was injured – noun clause used as the predicate nominative; was injured – v; he – subj; that – p (introductory word, does not fit grammatically); while he was hiking – adverb clause modifying was injured; was hiking – v; he – subj; while – c (introductory word)
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