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Grammar Lesson: Parts Of Speech Review (page 2)

By — John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Updated on Dec 10, 2010

Activity 5

Insert a word in each blank. On the line before the sentence, write the inserted word's part of speech.

  1. ____ Christie had ______ shied away from a challenging situation.
  2. ____ Either Brian ______ Madeline will help you with these problems.
  3. ____ Nobody can do all of this by ______.
  4. ____ ______ several hours, many of us were very nervous after hearing the news.
  5. ____ These ______ singers captured first place in the most recent contest.
  6. ____ ______! You can fit that car into this small space?
  7. ____ ______Catherina sees that movie, she cries.
  8. ____ Those talented ______ sold many of their stories to major publishers.
  9. ____ Thursday ______ Marcia's favorite day of the week.
  10. ____ The motorist drove ______ the long road.
  11. ____ Helen's ______ actors were waiting for the director's advice.
  12. ____ Our professor is very ______ and friendly.
  13. ____ ______is my favorite Canadian province.
  14. ____ ______you help the older woman with her situation?
  15. ____ We think that she had ______ the record for the mile run.

Activity 6

Identify the part of speech of each underlined word in these literary titles.

  1. ____ And Then There Were None
  2. ____ The Taming of the Shrew
  3. ____ Silent Spring
  4. ____ The Blue Lagoon
  5. ____ Tender Is the Night
  6. ____ Thereby Hangs a Tale
  7. ____ Romeo and Juliet
  8. ____ The Cat in the Hat
  9. ____ The Old Man and the Sea
  10. ____ Writing About Your Life
  11. ____ Our Town
  12. ____ The Chocolate Wars
  13. ____ Arms and the Man
  14. ____ Far From the Madding Crowd
  15. ____ Twelfth Night, or What You Will
  16. ____ The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  17. ____ A Winter's Tale
  18. ____ Anything Goes
  19. ____ The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
  20. ____ A Room With a View

Activity 7

Match the items in these two columns that deal with parts of speech. Each item in Column A is a word, suffix, or group of words. Write the correct letter from Column B on the line next to its corresponding number in Column A. Each answer is used only once.

Answers

Activity 1

  • Nouns are found in sentences 1, 3, 10, 17, and 18.
  • A pronoun is found in sentence 6.
  • Adjectives are found in sentences 5, 12, 15, and 20.
  • Verbs are found in sentences 2, 11, 16, and 19.
  • Adverbs are found in sentences 4 and 13.
  • Prepositions are found in sentences 8 and 14.
  • A conjunction is found in sentence 9.
  • An interjection is found in sentence 7.

Activity 2

  • Nouns are found in sentences 1, 8, and 16.
  • Pronouns are found in sentences 5, 14, and 20.
  • Adjectives are found in sentences 12 and 18.
  • Verbs are found in sentences 4, 7, and 17.
  • Adverbs are found in sentences 2, 3, and 15.
  • Prepositions are found in sentences 6 and 11.
  • Conjunctions are found in sentences 9, 10, and 19.
  • An interjection is found in sentence 13.

Activity 3

(These are possible answers.)

  1. This part of the trip is easy.
  2. We must part now, but we shall see each other again very soon.
  3. The network televised three presidential debates that year.
  4. This Olympic match will be a televised event.
  5. Lower this crate carefully.
  6. This lower electric outlet is better.
  7. I cannot go for I must sit with my younger siblings.
  8. Manny grabbed for the ring during the carousel ride.
  9. Before you go, please give me your phone number.
  10. George stood before the crowd.

Activity 4

  1. adjective (adj)
  2. conjunction (c)
  3. pronoun (pro)
  4. interjection (int)
  5. preposition (prep)
  6. adverb (advb)
  7. verb (v)
  8. noun (n)
  9. pronoun (pro)
  10. preposition (prep)
  11. adjective (adj)
  12. conjunction (c)
  13. adjective (adj)
  14. verb (v)
  15. adverb (advb)

Activity 5

  • Nouns are found in sentences 8 and 13.
  • A pronoun is found in sentence 3.
  • Adjectives are found in sentences 5, 11, and 12.
  • Verbs are found in sentences 9, 14, and 15.
  • An adverb is found in sentence 1.
  • Prepositions are found in sentences 4 and 10.
  • Conjunctions are found in sentences 2 and 7.
  • An interjection is found in sentence 6.

Activity 6

  • Nouns are underlined in titles 3, 10, 13, and 16.
  • Pronouns are underlined in titles 11 (pronoun/adjective) and 18.
  • Verbs are underlined in titles 1 and 6.
  • Adjectives are underlined in titles 4, 5, 9, 11 (pronoun/adjective), 12, 14, and 17.
  • Prepositions are underlined in titles 2, 8, 19, and 20.
  • Conjunctions are underlined in titles 7 and 15.
  • (There are no adverbs or interjections.)

Activity 7

  1. D
  2. F
  3. K
  4. O
  5. E
  6. B
  7. I
  8. N
  9. M
  10. C
  11. J
  12. L
  13. A
  14. H
  15. G
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