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And no other resource boosts kids grammar skills like Scholastic Success WithNETS Grammar! created@ For classroom or at-home use, this exciting series for kids in grades 1 through 6 provides invaluable reinforcement and practice in grammar topics such as:

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verb tenses subject-verb agreement punctuation capitalization  and more!

Each 64-page book contains loads of clever practice pages to keep kids challenged and excited as they strengthen the grammar skills they need to read and write well. Youll also find lots of assessment sheets that give kids realistic practice in taking standardized testsand help you see their progress! What makes Scholastic Success With Grammar so solid? Each practice page in the series reinforces a specific, age-appropriate skill as outlined in one or more of the following standardized tests: Iowa Tests of Basic Skills California Tests of Basic Skills California Achievement Test Metropolitan Achievement Test Stanford Achievement Test

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Statements and Questions.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CREATED . . . . . . . .BY: 4 Exclamations and Commands.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .EDITED . . . . . .BY: .. 7
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Singular and Plural Nouns.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . created@ . . . . . . . NETS 10 Common and Proper Pronouns.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Singular and Plural Pronouns.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Action Verbs.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Present- and Past-Tense Verbs.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 The Verb Be.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Main Verbs and Helping Verbs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Linking Verbs.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Subjects and Predicates.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Adjectives.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Articles and Other Adjectives.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Possessive Nouns.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Subject and Object Pronouns. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Possessive Pronouns. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Compound Subjects and Predicates. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Contractions.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55
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Using Punctuation.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Irregular Verbs.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 AnsweR KeY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63

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A.  Read each sentence. Write Q on the line if the sentence is a question. Write S if the sentence is a statement. 1. Where did the ant live? 2. The ant had many cousins. 3. She found the crumb under a leaf. 4. How will she carry it? 5. Who came along first? 6. The lizard wouldnt help. 7. He said he was too cold. 8. Why did the rooster fly away?
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B.  The sentences below do not make sense. Rewrite the words in the correct order.  1. How crumb did carry the ant the?
How did the ant carry the crumb?

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She carried it herself.

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A.  Rewrite each sentence correctly. Begin each sentence with a capital letter. Use periods and question marks correctly. 1. can we take a taxi downtown
Can we take a taxi downtown?

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Should I push the elevator button?

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A.  Read each sentence. Write E on the line if the sentence is an exclamation. Write C if the sentence is a command. 1. They chase buffaloes! 2. You have to go, too. 3. Wait at the airport. 4. It snows all the time! 5. Alligators live in the sewers! 6. Look at the horse. 7. Thats a great-looking horse! 8. Write a letter to Seymour.
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Column A Column B

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B.  Write sentence after each complete thought. Write not a sentence after each incomplete thought. Then make each incomplete thought into a sentence. 1. I ate a salami sandwich. 2. I like to ride horses. 3. Subway driver. 4. There are horned toads. 5. Kids on our street 6. We are moving tomorrow.
sentence sentence not a sentence; I want to be a subway driver. sentence
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A.  Each sentence has an underlined noun. On the line, write S if it is a singular noun. Write P if it is a plural noun. 1. She has a new baby. 2. It is very cute. 3. She has small fingers. 4. She drinks from a bottle. 5. I can tell my friends all about it.
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A.  Finish the chart. Write singular nouns in each column.

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C.  Use the words story and stories in one sentence. Use fox and foxes in another sentence.
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A. Is the underlined word a common noun or a proper noun? Write common or proper. 1. The girl likes to learn. 2. She goes to two schools. 3. She lives in America.
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B. Underline the common nouns. Circle the proper nouns. 1. April has a brother and a sister. 2. Their names are Julius and May. 3. Their parents were born in Taiwan. 4. April goes to school on Saturday. 5. She is learning a language called Mandarin. 6. May read a book about the Middle Ages. C. Underline the common nouns. Circle the proper nouns. Then write them on the chart in the correct category. 1. Last August David went to camp. 2. Many children go to a picnic on the Fourth of July.
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camp children picnic

Proper Nouns
August David Fourth of July

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A.  Read each word in the box. Write it where it belongs on the chart. doctor park football Tangram Pat Atlanta

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B.  Complete each sentence with a common noun or proper noun. In the box, write C if you wrote a common noun. Write P if you wrote a proper noun. 1. I threw the ball to 2. I have visited 3. My favorite food is 4. My family lives in 5. My favorite author is 6. I wish I had a 7. I like to read about 8. My favorite holiday is
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. (person) . (place) . (thing) . (place) . (person) . (thing)


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. (historical event) . (holiday)

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Is the underlined part of each sentence correct? Fill in the LPLN-UNI-RBand0001-SE ART FILE: bubble next to the right answer. Scholastic JOB NUMBER: CUSTOMER: 1. T  he fourth of July is my favorite holiday. Fourth of July fourth of july correct as is ART FILE: OvalG3/answer
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1. He is called Spider. 2. I can see Spider has eight long legs. 3. They asked Spider a question. 4. We want to know whats in the pot. 5. It contains all the wisdom in the world.
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A.  Underline the pronoun in each sentence. CREATED BY: EDITED BY: On the line, write S if it is singular or P if it is plural.
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B.  Read each pair of sentences. Circle the pronoun in the second sentence. Then underline the word or words in the first sentence that it replaces. Write the pronoun under Singular or Plural. Singular Plural 1. This story is funny. It is about wisdom. 2.  The author retold the story. She is a good writer. 3.  My friends and I read the story aloud. We enjoyed the ending. 4.  Two boys acted out a scene. They each took a different role.
It She She She
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C. For each noun write a subject pronoun that could take its place. 1. Spider 2. the pot
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3. Tortoise and Hare 4. Spiders mother

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A.  Underline the object pronoun in each sentence. Circle S if it is singular or P if it is plural. 1. D  arren and Tracy were playing soccer with us. 2. Tracy passed the ball to him. 3. He kicked the ball back to her. S or P S or P S or P

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4. She stopped it in front of the net. S or P 5. Tracy kicked the ball toward me. S or P 6. I kept them from scoring a goal. S or P

B.  Complete each sentence. Write the correct pronoun in ( ) on the line. 1. Ms. Stone gave __________________ a funny assignment. (we, us) 2. She asked __________________ to tell a funny story. (I, me) 3.  Ray and Pete brought __________________ a book of jokes. (she, her) 4. She thanked __________________. (them, they) 5. Dina acted out a story with __________________. (him, he) C.  Write one sentence using it as a subject pronoun. Write another sentence using it as an object pronoun.

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8.  Sonya and Kara both found mysteries. They began to read right away.

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1. The villagers cheered loudly. 2. They added flavor to the cheese. 3. Please give them the milk. 4. He serves the cheese. 5. He emptied the buckets.

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laughed sighed whispered

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at the playful kittens. deeply and fell asleep. to her friend in the library.
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A.  On the line, write the action verb in ( ) that paints a clearer picture. 1. A squirrel 2. It
cracked snatched

Action verbs are words that tell what the subject of the sentence does. Some action verbs help to paint a clearer picture in the readers mind.
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the acorn open. (cracked, broke)


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3. The squirrel 4. Then it

the nut. (nibbled, ate) up the tree. (went, scrambled)

scrambled

B.  Circle each verb. Then write the verb from the box that gives a livelier picture of the action. shouted honked ran bounced grabbed
honked grabbed shouted ran bounced

1. The bus driver blew the horn. 2. The girl got her books. 3. She said, Good-bye, to her family. 4. She went to the bus. 5. The bus moved down the bumpy road.

C.  Write two sentences that show action. Use the verb dashed in the first sentence. Use the word tiptoed in the second sentence. Underline the verbs. 1. We dashed into the house. 2. I tiptoed past the sleeping baby.
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A.  Fill in the bubble next to the action verb in each sentence. 1. C  rystals whole family arrived for dinner. dinner family ART arrived FILE: OvalG3

B.  Read each sentence. Fill in LPLN-UNI-RBand0001-SE ART to FILE: the bubble next the more Scholastic JOB NUMBER: vivid verb. CUSTOMER: CS DATE: CREATED BY: 1. The puppy went chased
EDITED BY: LEVEL:

after the ball.

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looked peeked

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the ball.

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PRESENT- aND PaST -TENSE VERBS


A.  Read each sentence. If the underlined verb is in the present tense, write present on the line. If it is in the past tense, write past. 1.  We worked together on a jigsaw puzzle. 2. Mom helped us. 3. She enjoys puzzles, too. 4. Tom picked out the border pieces. 5. He dropped a puzzle piece on the floor. 6. I looked for the flower pieces. 7. Dad likes crossword puzzles better. 8. My little sister watches us. 9. Mom hurries us before dinner. 10. We rushed to finish quickly.

Present-tense verbs show action that is happening now. They agree in number with who or what is doing the action. Past-tense verbs LPLN-UNI-RBand0001-SE show action took place in ART FILE: that the CUSTOMER: past. Most past-tense Scholastic verbs JOB NUMBER: endCREATED in -ed. BY: CS DATE:
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past past present past past past present present present past

B.  Underline the verb in each sentence. Then rewrite the sentence. Change the present-tense verb to the past. Change the past-tense verb to the present. 1. The man crosses the river.
The man crossed the river.
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2. He rowed his boat.


He rows his boat.

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A.  Read each sentence. On the line, write the correct form of the present-tense verb in ( ). 1. The crow 2. The man 3. Then he
fills watches takes

Present-tense verbs must agree in number with the subject. The letters -s or -es are usually added to a presenttense verb when the subject of the ART sentence is a singular noun FILE: LPLN-UNI-RBand0001-SE or he, she, or it. Scholastic JOB NUMBER: CUSTOMER:
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the crow. (watch, watches) the cabbage across the river. (take, takes)
leave

4. The man and the goat 5. They


go

the wolf behind. (leave, leaves)

back on the last trip. (go, goes)

B. Write the correct past-tense form of the verb in ( ). 1. J.J. 2. He 3. Ana 4. Then she
looked stared walked helped

for the hidden picture. (look) at it for a long time. (stare) by. (walk) solve the puzzle. (help)

C. Write three sentences. Use the verb in ( ) in your sentence. 1. (play) 2. (plays)
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3. (played)
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ASSESSMENT

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Is the underlined verb in each sentence correct? Fill in the ART FILE: LPLN-UNI-RBand0001-SE bubble next to the right answer. Scholastic JOB NUMBER: CUSTOMER: CS DATE: CREATED BY: to the 1.  Mr. Henry bakes delicious apple 6.  His whole family travel BY: DATE: pies. competition. EDITED 1 B00.00E00.02 LEVEL: bake baking ART correct as is FILE: OvalG3 travelingcreated@ NETS traveled correct OvalG3 as is
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2.  He wash and peel each apple DATE: JOB NUMBER: carefully. DATE: DATE: washes and peels wash and peeled created@ NETS LEVEL: correct as is OvalG3/answer

CUSTOMER: ART FILE: OvalG3 LF CREATED BY: Scholastic CUSTOMER: OvalG3/answer ART FILE: EDITED BY: LF CREATED BY: Scholastic 1 CUSTOMER: LEVEL: EDITED BY: LF CREATED BY: 1 LEVEL: created@ NETS EDITED BY:

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3.  He slices each apple into eight pieces. slicing slice created@ NETS LEVEL: correct as is OvalG3

ART FILE: created@ NETS Scholastic only altered@ NETS 5104 CUSTOMER: JOB NUMBER: ART FILE: OvalG3 LF 6-30-99 CREATED BY: Scholastic DATE: 5104 CUSTOMER: JOB NUMBER: OvalG3 ART FILE: EDITED BY: DATE: LF DATE: 6-30-99 CREATED BY: Scholastic 5104 CUSTOMER: JOB NUMBER: 1 TIME: LEVEL: 05 EDITED BY: DATE: LF DATE: 6-30-99 CREATED BY: 1 TIME: 01 LEVEL: created@ NETS only altered@ NETS EDITED BY: DATE:
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5104 JOB NUMBER: 8.  The judges awards Mr. Henrys 6-30-99 only altered@ NETS DATE: 5104 JOB NUMBER: pie a blue ribbon. DATE:

awarded awarding created@ NETS LEVEL: correct as is OvalG3/answer

CREATED BY: Scholastic CUSTOMER: OvalG3 ART FILE: EDITED BY: LF CREATED BY: Scholastic CUSTOMER: 1 LEVEL: EDITED BY: LF CREATED BY: 1 LEVEL: created@ NETS EDITED BY: OvalG3 ART FILE: 1 LEVEL: created@ NETS Scholastic CUSTOMER: OvalG3/answer ART FILE: LF created@ BY: NETS Scholastic CREATED CUSTOMER: OvalG3 ART FILE: EDITED BY: LF CREATED BY: Scholastic CUSTOMER: 1 LEVEL: EDITED BY: LF CREATED BY: 1 LEVEL: created@ NETS EDITED BY:

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9.  They tasted Mr. Henrys pie and said it was wonderful. tastes taste created@ NETS LEVEL: correct as is OvalG3

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5.  Last summer, Mr. Henry enter a pie-baking contest. enters entered created@ NETS LEVEL: correct as is OvalG3

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enjoying enjoyed correct as is

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A.  Read each sentence. Circle the word that is a form of the verb be. 1. Captain Fossy was Mr. Annings good friend. 2. Mary Anning said, The dragon is gigantic! 3. Its eyes are as big as saucers! she told her mother. 4. I am inside the cave! she shouted to her brother. 5. The scientists were amazed by the remarkable fossil.

The verb be tells what the subject of a sentence is or was. Am, is, and are tell about someone or something in the present. Was and were tell about someone or something ART FILE: LPLN-UNI-RBand0001-SE in the past. Scholastic
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B.  Read each sentence. If the underlined verb is in the past tense, write past on the line. If it is in the present tense, write present. 1. Mary Anning was a real person. 2. I am interested in fossils, too. 3. There are many dinosaurs in the museum. 4. The exhibits were closed yesterday. 5. This is a map of the first floor.
past present present past present

C. Write the form of be that completes each sentence.


am is are
am are is

1. I
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on the bus with my mother and father. fun to ride. a friendly woman.

2. Buses 3. The bus driver

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THE VERB BE
A.  Circle each verb. If the verb shows action, write action on the line. If the verb shows being, write being. 1. The sunshine is bright and hot. _____________________ 2. We carried our umbrellas. 3. The sailboats were still. _____________________ _____________________

Some verbs show action. Others, such as the verb be, show being, or what something is or was. The form of be must agree with the subject of the sentence. LPLN-UNI-RBand0001-SE
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4. There are no rocks on the beach. _____________________ B.  Circle the verb that best completes the sentence. Remember that the form of the verb be must agree with the subject. 1. I (is, am) a third grader. 2. Pat and I (is, are) partners in class. 3. Jimmy (was, were) my partner last month. 4. Mrs. Boynton (is, are) the science teacher. 5. The students (was, were) interested in the experiment. C.  Write two sentences that tell about someone or something. Use is in one sentence. Use was in the other. 1.
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Is the underlined verb in each sentence correct? Fill in the ART FILE: bubble next to the right answer. 1. All dinosaurs is extinct. am are ART correct as is FILE: OvalG3

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6. It were a fierce meat-eater.


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5.  I are interested in Tyrannosaurus DATE: JOB NUMBER: rex. DATE: am were created@ NETS LEVEL: correct as is OvalG3/answer

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am were created@ NETS LEVEL: correct as is OvalG3/answer

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A.  Read each sentence. Write M if a main verb is underlined. Write H if a helping verb is underlined. Circle the main and helping verbs that show future tense. 1. We will learn about new buildings. 2. The backhoe is digging the foundation. 3. It had filled several dump trucks. 4. The dump trucks are removing the dirt. 5. Workers are building the outer wall. 6. A cement truck is pouring the concrete. 7. It will need several days to dry. 8. At noon the workers will eat their lunch.
M H H M H M H M

A main verb is the most important verb in a sentence. It shows the action. A helping verb works with the main verb. Forms of be and have LPLN-UNI-RBand0001-SE areART helping The helping FILE: verbs. Scholastic verb will shows future tense. CUSTOMER: JOB NUMBER:
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B.  Choose the correct main and helping verb from the box to complete each sentence. Write it on the line. Circle the main and helping verbs that show future tense. had climbed have lifted will watch are reading is going 1. We 2. A building 3. The workers 4. Cranes 5. A worker
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will watch is going are reading have lifted had climbed

a movie about skyscrapers. up. the plans. the heavy beams. a tall ladder.
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A.  Read each sentence. Circle the helping verb. Draw a line under the main verb. 1. Jamal had built his first model rocket last year. 2. He has painted it red, white, and blue. 3. Now Jamal is building another rocket. 4. It will fly many feet into the air. 5. A parachute will bring the rocket back to Jamal. 6. I am buying a model rocket, too.

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making a clay vase. (is, has) arrived yesterday. (was, had) to watch her work. (go, going) a potters wheel. (used, using) go above the fireplace. (will, is) admired Kims beautiful vases. (are, have)

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C.  Write two sentences about something you will do later in the week. Use the future tense helping verb. Be sure to use a main verb and helping verb in each sentence. 1. 2.
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A.  Read each sentence. Fill in the bubble next to the main verb. 1. Ed is reading a book in the park. Ed is ART reading FILE: OvalG3
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A.  Find the linking verb in each sentence. Write it on the line. 1. This book is a biography about Thomas Edison. 2. I am interested in books about inventors. 3. Thomas Edison was a hard worker. 4. His inventions were wonderful. 5. They are still important for us today. 6. You will be amazed by this book.

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3. Many of his inventions are well-known. Past or Present 4. His parents were friendly. 5. Jared is Edisons great-great-grandson. Past or Present Past or Present

C. Finish each sentence correctly. Write are, am, or was on the line.e a
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1. I 2. This book 3. Inventors

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A.  Underline the linking verb in each sentence. Circle S if the subject is singular. Circle P if the subject is plural. 1. I was very bored. 2. Now I am so happy. S or P S or P

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3. Stacey and Leda are my new neighbors. S or P 4. They were surprised by my visit. 5. Stacey is very funny. S or P S or P

B.  Complete each sentence with the correct linking verb in ( ). Write the word on the line. 1. Roberto Clemente 2. All baseball fans 3. I 4. He
am is was were

a great baseball player. (was, were) amazed by his talents. (were, was)

one of his biggest fans. (is, am) a true hero to me. (are, is)
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5.  Sammy Sosa and Henry Aaron (is, are)

my other favorite players.

C.  Think of a favorite animal. Write two sentences to describe it. Use one of these linking verbs in each sentence: am, is, are, was, were, will be.
Rex is a loud parrot. Parrots are such noisy birds.

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A.  Read each sentence. Fill in the bubble next to the linking verb. 1. My new computer is fast. new is ART fastFILE: OvalG3
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A.  Draw a line between the complete subject and the complete predicate. 1. All of the families traveled to California. 2. Baby Betsy, Billy, Joe, and Ted stayed in the cabin. 3. My father told us stories. 4. I baked a pie.

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miners miners miners miners miners

C.  Draw a circle around the simple predicate in each sentence. Then write it on the line. 1. We made a pie together. 2. First we rolled the crust. 3. Then we added the berries. 4. It bakes for one hour. 5. Everybody loves our pie!
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A.  Read each sentence. Draw a line between the complete subject and the complete predicate. Then write the simple subject and the simple predicate. 1.  Mrs. Perezs class took a trip to the museum. 2. Many large paintings hung on the walls. 3.  Maria saw a painting of an animal alphabet. 4. All the children looked at the painting. 5. Paul pointed to a cat on a leash. 6. His friend liked the dancing zebra. 7. Everyone laughed at the purple cow. 8.  Many people visited the museum that day. 9. The bus took us to school. Simple Subject
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The simple subject is the main word in the complete subject. The simple predicate is the main word in the complete predicate.
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The clown at my party went on a trip to the zoo

was funny. .
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A.  Is the underlined part of the sentence the complete subject or a complete predicate? Fill in the bubble next to the correct answer.
1.  My little brother carried his backpack. complete subject complete predicate 2.  I found my old fishing rod. Scholastic CUSTOMER:
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A.  Look at each underlined noun. Circle the adjective or adjectives that describe it. Then write the adjectives on the lines. 1. M  y big brother likes to eat sweet fruits. 2. He eats them on many hot days. 3.  He cuts the red apple into four pieces. 4.  The ripe bananas and juicy peaches are his favorites. 5.  Mom bought him a large, round watermelon. 6.  He made a delicious, colorful salad for all of us!
sweet sweet sweet sweet sweet sweet

Adjectives describe nouns. They can tell what color, size, and shape something is. They can also tell how something sounds, feels, or tastes.
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sweet sweet sweet

balloon apple day

C. Write a sentence about a pet. Use two adjectives to describe the pet.
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An adjective is a word that describes a person, place, or thing.


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5.  You can enjoy breathing in the fresh air near the brook. B. Complete each sentence by adding an adjective. 1. I love
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fresh

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A.  Read each sentence. Fill in the bubble next to the word that is an adjective. 1. S  everal relatives from Mexico visited us.
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A. Circle the articles in each sentence. 1. The elk, moose, and bears grazed in the forest. 2. There was an abundant supply of grass and plants. 3. A bolt of lightning struck a tree and started a fire.

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National Park. (a, an) forests. (an, the) narrow roads. (a, the)

elk grazing on some grass. (a, an) old log cabin. (a, an) cabin window. (an, the)
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A.  Circle the article that correctly completes the sentence. 1. I saw (a, an) octopus at the aquarium. 2. A trainer was feeding fish to (a, an) dolphin. 3. We took (a, an) elevator to the main floor. 4. We had (a, an) up-to-date listing of exhibits. 5. There was (a, an) exhibit about the ocean floor. 6. It was (a, an) day to remember!

The article A is used before words that begin with a consonant. An is used before words that begin with a vowel. The is used before either.
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A.  Fill in the bubble next to the article that correctly completes the sentence. 1. I  want to be class play. the an
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A.  Underline the possessive noun in each sentence. 1. The kings palace is beautiful. 2. The palaces garden has many flowers. 3. The flowers sweet smell fills the air. 4. The trees branches shade the garden paths. 5. The gardeners tools are well-oiled and sharp. 6. People listen to the birds songs. 7. The singers voices are very beautiful. 8. The diamond reflects the suns rays. 9. The diamonds light fills the palace.

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A.  Underline the possessive noun in each sentence. Write S on the line if the possessive noun is singular. Write P if the possessive noun is plural. 1. Annas family took a walk in the woods. 2. They saw two birds nests high up in a tree. 3. A yellow butterfly landed on Brads backpack. 4. Anna liked the pattern of the butterflys wings. 5. A turtles shell had many spots. 6. Anna took pictures of two chipmunks homes. 7. The animals tails had dark stripes.
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lace had been chewed. (sneaker) footprints in the dirt. (dog)

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A.  Choose the singular possessive noun to complete each sentence. 1. J  oan backpack was stuffed with library books. Kramer Kramers ART Kramers FILE: OvalG3

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A.  Underline the subject pronoun in each sentence. 1. We are going to the dentist. 2. It wont take long. 3. I went in first. 4. She asked the assistant for help. 5. He gave the dentist some pink toothpaste. 6. They said the toothpaste would taste like strawberries. 7. You will like the taste, too.

A pronoun takes the place of a noun or nouns in a sentence. The words I, you, she, he, it, we, and they are subject pronouns. Use one of these pronouns to take ART FILE: LPLN-UNI-RBand0001-SE the place of a subject in a Scholastic JOB NUMBER: CUSTOMER: sentence.
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B.  Decide which pronoun in the box can replace the underlined subject. Write the pronoun on the line. Remember to capitalize. she he it we they 1. Dr. De Soto is a popular dentist. 2. Mrs. De Soto is his assistant. 3. The fox and the rabbit are waiting to be seen. 4. The fox has a bad toothache. 5. The chair is ready for the next patient. 6. Dr. and Mrs. De Soto do not trust the fox. 7. Roger and I enjoy reading this story.
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A.  Underline the object pronoun in each sentence. 1. Aunt Cindy gave us a football. 2. Our dog Rex found it. 3. He thinks the ball is for him. 4. I said, Rex, thats not for you! 5. Aunt Cindy gave me another ball for Rex. 6. Now Rex always wants to play with her. 7. I like to watch them.

A pronoun takes the place of a noun or nouns in a sentence. The words me, you, him, her, it, us, and them are object pronouns. Use these object pronouns in the predicates ART FILE: LPLN-UNI-RBand0001-SE of sentences. Scholastic JOB NUMBER: CUSTOMER:
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C.  Write two sentences. In one sentence use a subject pronoun. In the other sentence use an object pronoun. 1. 2.
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A.  Circle the subject pronoun in each sentence. Then underline the possessive pronoun. Use these answers to fill in the chart. 1. I am planning a trip with my family. 2. Will you wear your sunglasses? 3. He will bring his camera. 4. She will take her dog along. 5. It will eat all its food. 6. We will enjoy our vacation. 7. They will show their pictures.

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his its her my our

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basket. (your, you) apple pie. (their, they)

B.  Read each sentence. Write the possessive pronoun that can replace the underlined word or words. 1. The art project was due soon, but Zachs computer was broken. 2. My brother was using my familys computer. 3. Zach borrowed Angelas computer instead. 4. He loaded a picture into the computers scanner. 5. Zachs idea was to stretch the picture into a funny shape. 6. Tims and Mings projects were exactly the same! C. Write a sentence using the possessive pronouns my and her.
My dog takes good care of her puppies.
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A.  Underline the nouns that form each compound subject. Then circle the word that connects the nouns. 1. Laura and Ramona are popular story characters. 2. In one story, Pa, Ma, and Laura traveled far. 3. The dog and horses trotted along. 4. Ma and Pa drove the wagon all day. 5. Grass and trees grow on the prairie.

A compound subject is two or more nouns connected by and. A compound predicate is two or more verbs connected by and.
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sang all day. all the way home.

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A.  Underline the compound subject or the compound CREATED BY: EDITED BY: predicate in each sentence. Write CS above each compound subject and CP above each compound predicate. LEVEL: 1. Mike and Jody moved away. 2. They often call and e-mail us. 3. Mike jogs and swims every day. 4. Phil and Jan will visit them. 5. Juan and Yoshi moved here from other countries. 6. They speak and read English very well. 7. Lori, Sam, and Beth wrote a play about moving. 8. They practiced and presented it to the class. 9. We clapped and smiled at the end. 10. The parents and the principal liked the play. B.  Complete one sentence with the compound subject. Complete the other sentence with the compound predicate.
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A.  Look at the underlined part of each sentence. Fill in the bubble that tells if it is a compound subject or a compound predicate. 1. M  y brother and I went to the grocery store in town. compound subject compound predicate
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A.  Underline the contraction in each sentence. Circle the apostrophe. Then write the contraction on the line. 1. Its time for another adventure. 2. Were studying animal habitats. 3. Theyve made a habitat for Bella. 4. Im sure that Bella is gone. 5. Wanda thinks that shell be back. 6. Theyre in favor of going to find Bella.

A contraction is a shortened form of two words. An apostrophe () is used to show where one or more letters have been left out.
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I have What is It is they are I am

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hell theyre whos

4. I + am = 5. we + will = 6. there + is =

Im well theres

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Complete each sentence with a contraction made from the two words in parentheses. Write the contraction on the line. 1.
Whats

A contraction is a shortened form of two words. An apostrophe replaces the missing letter or letters.
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so excited! (I am) birthdays great? (Are not) wait to open my gifts. (cannot)
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mind if I tear the wrapping very delicate, she says. (They are)

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A.  In each sentence, underline the past tense of the verb in ( ). Then, write the past-tense verb on the line. 1. Jessi told Jackie to be ready early. (tell) 2. He was nervous about his science fair project. (is) 3. Jackies friends came to the table. (come) 4. They saw the volcano there. (see) 5. Jackie knew his speech by heart. (know) 6. The sign on the exhibit fell over. (fall) 7. The teacher lit the match for Jackie. (light) 8. Jackie threw his hands into the air. (throw)

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C.  Complete each sentence. Use the past form of know in one and the past form of tell in the other. Sample answers are given. 1. When I was five, I 2. My brother
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A.  ch, sh, ss, x: Possible answers: beach, fox, box, dress, boss, dish, fish   y: Possible answers: baby, bunny, city, berry, family, diary  f: Possible answers: calf, hoof, shelf, half, wolf B. 1. cherries 4. boxes 2. bushes 5. shelves 3. peaches 6. classes C. answers will vary
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A. 1. us, P 4. it, S 2. him, S 5. me, S 3. her, S 6. them, P B. 1. us 3. her 5. him 2. me 4. them C.  Sample answer: It is inside the house. I will get it.
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1. correct as is 6. The man 2. help. 7. correct as is 3. would not help 8. from the ant. 4. the Ants 9. strongest. 5. cousins. 10. Do you
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A. 1.  Theres a Gila monster at the airport! 2. Look at the buffaloes. 3. Pack your toys and games. B. 1. sentence 2. sentence 3.  not a sentence; I want to be a subway driver. 4. sentence 5.  not a sentence; I hope there are kids on our street. 6. sentence
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A. 1. cheered 4. serves 2. added 5. emptied 3. give B. 1. paraded 4. skipped 2. whispered 5. bounced 3. gobbled C. 1. laughed 3. whispered 2. sighed
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A. 1. had built 4. will fly 2. has painted 5. will bring 3. is building 6. am buying B. 1. is 4. using 2. had 5. will 3. going 6. have C. answers will vary
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A. 1. S 3. P 5. P 2. S 4. S B. 1. sisters 4. parents 2. pockets 5. girls 3. fingers C. Singular: train, cow Plural: fences, gates

1. Fourth of July 2. correct as is 3. Toms apple pie 4. teacher, Dr. Ruffin 5. correct as is 6. Kansas City, Missouri 7. New Years Day 8. school on Monday 9. pets in North America 10. the movies on Saturday
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4. come 5. share 4. will 5. have

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1. correct as is 2. washes and peels 3. correct as is 4. enjoy 5. entered 6. traveled 7. arrived 8. awarded 9. correct as is 10. enjoyed

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4. were 5. are 6. will be 4. were, past 5. is, present

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A. 1. Several 2. six 3. many B. 1. delicious 2. many 3. some


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A. 1. Kramers 4. librarians 2. mothers 5. Joans 3. brothers B. 1. astronomers 2. engines 3. spectators 4. scientists 5. astronauts
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A. 1. the 2. the 3. an B. 1. elephant 2. airport 3. umbrella

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A. 1. Mike and Jody, CS 2. call and e-mail, CP 3. jogs and swims, CP 4. Phil and Jan, CS 5. Juan and Yoshi, CS 6. speak and read, CP 7. Lori, Sam, and Beth, CS 8. practiced and presented, CP 9. clapped and smiled, CP 10.  The parents and the principal, CS B. 1. barked and jumped 2. My dad and sister

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A. 1. bought 4. began 2. ate 5. gave 3. grew 6. sat B. 1. came 4. was 2. won 5. fell 3. went 6. said C. answers will vary

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