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WORKSHEET # 1 in ENGLISH III

NAME:__________________________________ Yr. & Sec: ___________ Date: ___________


LESSON: REVIEWING PARTS OF SPEECH

REMEMBER: 8. Post this notice on that post.


How a word is used in the sentence
determines its part of speech. 9. The children comb their hair with a blue comb.

Example: 10. We called in a carpet cleaner to clean our


As a noun: Our well ran dry. dirty living room carpet.
As a verb: After a scolding, tears well in the child’s
eyes. PAIR WORK
With a partner, try to determine what parts of
EXERCISE A: Identifying Nouns, Verbs, and speech the underlined words in the poem are.
Adjectives. Identify each underlined word as a
noun, verb, or adjective. A Tree
By Joyce Kilmer

EXAMPLE: Beethoven composed nine I (1) think that I will never see
symphonies. (adjective)
A (2) poem as (3) lovely as a tree
1. This restaurant serves delicious green salad. A tree whose hungry mouth is (4) prest,
(5)Against the earth’s sweet flowing (6)breast
2. Put some greens in the vase with the flowers.
A tree that (7) looks at God all day,
3. Spring sunshine wilt quickly green the lawns.
(8)And lift (9) her arms to pray
4. The grammar test will be easy. A tree that may in (10)summer (11)wear
A (12) nest of robins (13) in her hair.
5. The lawyers say the trial will be a test case.
(14) Upon whose (15) bosom snow has (16) lain
6. This machine tests blood for anemia.
Who (17) ultimately live with rain.
7. A mattress should give good back support. Poems are made by (18) fools like (19) me,
(20) But only God can make a tree.
8. They painted a mural on the back of the barn.
DEVELOPING WRITING SKILLS. Using words
9. We promised we would look for the lost child.
as different parts of speech. Use each word in two
sentences, first as one part of speech, then as
10. A wistful look appeared on the lonely boy's
another.
face.
Example: well
EXERCISE B: Identifying Parts of Speech.
Well, you may be right. (as interjection)
Identify the part of speech of each underlined
Our well run dry this morning.(as noun)
word.
1. swim
EXAMPLE: Smile at the baby and you will get a
smile in return.
(1) verb (2)noun
2. game
1. We were bowling with a borrowed bowling
ball.
3. help
2. I went early to catch the early bus.
4. up
3. Many of us felt that there were many injustices
in that particular law.
5. several
4. Well, I think I will do well on the upcoming
examination.

5. Put that package down and come down the


steps.

6. I left the store and turned left.

7. Goodness, I really like to see such goodness


praised.