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Bellringer: Complete the following story by filling in the blanks. Once upon a time, there was a __ ___ (adjective) man, who lived with his_ __ (noun) in a _ _ (adjective) house on the edge of a dark wood. Although he seemed very weak, he _ ___ (verb) all day, every day, and he did it energetically. After a long day of _ __, (noun with an -ing ending) he would fix his supper and eat it with his __ ____(noun). Although you would think that he would grow tired of doing this, he always seemed _______ (adjective). However, one day, after a full day of __ ___ (noun with an -ing ending), he _ __ (adverb) walked to the dark ____ ___ (adjective) woods and disappeared. He has never been seen since.
Write down the nouns. 1. I am very fond of our new neighbor. 2. The train station is beginning to decay because it is not being looked after anymore. 3. It is time to conclude our meeting for the day.
Write down the pronouns. 1. The squirrels like to come to the porch and eat their peanuts. 2. We got to adopt a puppy today. 3. They didn’t give themselves a chance to think before entering competition.
Write down the verbs. 1. The true story tells about a man and his cat. 2. The battle between the countries lasted three weeks. 3. You should have been warned about the penalty.
Write down the adverbs. 1. I do not know if we can get tickets to the play because the theatre is pretty full. 2. Alexandra arrogantly told her friends that her dad had bought another yacht.
Write whether the underlined word is a noun or a verb. 1. Dad used a power drill to fix the door. 2. A man in China grew one very long nail. 3. The class grew tired and wanted to go home.
Fill in both the adverbs and the words they modify (verbs). Rewrite the sentence. 1. Austin's eyes ____ ____ when he saw the snake. 2. We can ____ ____ in our new van since Dad took out all of his electronic equipment.
Underline the preposition in the following sentences. 1. Slowly he put his hand on the stove. 2. Yesterday the Scouts camped beside the lake. 3. Have you had a letter from your sister? 4. I left home without my school bag. 5. He hid by the old factory.
Write the conjunction in each of the following sentences. 1. They wrote a short yet effective report. 2. The dog barked but wagged its tail. 3. Put the bags on the table or in the closet. 4. Bob left early, so I left with him.
Write the interjection. 1. Ouch, that hurt! 2. Oh no, I forgot that the exam was today. 3. Hey! Put that down! 4. Aha! I've found your secret! 5. Alas, the poet was no more.
That’s all the practice you get. Now take out a sheet of paper and number to 25 for a quiz.