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DOLs November 8 – 11, 2010. Monday, November 8, 2010 Write the participle or participial phrase that modifies the boldfaced noun or pronoun. 1.The honeysuckles.

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1 DOLs November 8 – 11, 2010

2 Monday, November 8, 2010 Write the participle or participial phrase that modifies the boldfaced noun or pronoun. 1.The honeysuckles blooming in our yard attract swarms of industrious bees. 2.Working carefully, the signpainter completed the elaborate poster. 3.Having about 52,000 people per square mile, Paris is among the world’s most crowded cities. 4.An enormous icicle, broken into several pieces, lay on the sidewalk. 5.In poetry written in English, meters are based on syllables and stress.

3 1.The honeysuckles blooming in our yard attract swarms of industrious bees. 2.Working carefully, the signpainter completed the elaborate poster.

4 4. An enormous icicle, broken into several pieces, lay on the sidewalk. 5. In poetry written in English, meters are based on syllables and stress.

5 Tuesday, November 9, 2010 Write the participle or participial phrase in each sentence. 1.A roaring sound awakened me from a deep sleep. 2.Bitten on the hand by a dog, Mr. Grimsley sought medical help. 3.Brightly glowing embers illuminated the faces around the campfire 4.The spider monkey, known for its liveliness, sat listlessly in the corner of its cage. 5.Climbing to the top of the hill, Charlene watched the scene below.

6 1.A roaring sound awakened me from a deep sleep. 2.Bitten on the hand by a dog, Mr. Grimsley sought medical help. 3.Brightly glowing embers illuminated the faces around the campfire 4.The spider monkey, known for its liveliness, sat listlessly in the corner of its cage. 5.Climbing to the top of the hill, Charlene watched the scene below.

7 Wednesday, November 10, 2010 Write the participle or participial phrase and write the word it is modifying. 1.Caught by the strong gust of wind, she barely could keep her balance. 2.A Navaho blanket woven by hand is truly a work of art. 3.Susan, returning, opened her apartment door and went inside. 4.The hungry dog, found at last, eagerly gobbled the dish of food. 5.Screeching tires announced the arrival of Uncle Fred.

8 1. Caught by the strong gust of wind, she barely could keep her balance. 1.Caught by the strong gust of wind – she 2. A Navaho blanket woven by hand is truly a work of art. 2. Woven by hand -- blanket

9 3. Susan, returning, opened her apartment door and went inside. 3. Returning – Susan 4. The hungry dog, found at last, eagerly gobbled the dish of food. 4. Found at last --- dog

10 5. Screeching tires announced the arrival of Uncle Fred. 5. Screeching --- tires

11 Thursday, November 11, 2010 Identify the phrases in bold as either prepositional, appositive, or participial. Write the word the phrase is modifying, and if it is a prepositional phrase, identify it as adjective or adverb. 1.“God Bless America” was written by the prolific and patriotic composer Irving Berlin. 2.Let’s stop for pizza after the movie is over. 3.Will Rogers, a humorist and philosopher, was originally a cowboy. 4.A large committee of students and advisors planned homecoming in the school library. 5.Only five of the students invited to submit projects did so.

12 1.“God Bless America” was written by the prolific and patriotic composer Irving Berlin. 1. Appositive – renaming/identifying “composer” 2. Let’s stop for pizza after the movie is over. 2. Adverbial prepositional phrase – modifies “stop”

13 3. Will Rogers, a humorist and philosopher, was originally a cowboy. 3. Appositive – renames/identifies Will Rogers 4. A large committee of students and advisors planned homecoming in the school library. 4. Adjective phrase -- committee

14 5. Only five of the students invited to submit projects did so. 5. Participial phrase describing “students”

15 Friday, November 12, 2010 Identify the phrases in bold as either prepositional, appositive, or participial. Write the word the phrase is modifying, and if it is a prepositional phrase, identify it as adjective or adverb. 1.Reviewing a new play, critics usually judge the set design. 2.The local drama critic, a person with strong opinions, has high standards. 3.Her columns reviewing productions have brought many people, her loyal readers, to the plays. 4.My friend Jim, hating dull plays, has relied on her opinion often. 5.I hope you make a 100 on the quiz.


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