Present Participles
Past Participle
Identify Types of Phrases
Examples
Punctuation
100
What do you add to the end of the verb to make into present participle form ?
-ing
100
What do you add to the end of the verb to make it into past participle ?
-ed
100
The ball kicked by Ruffus went into the goal.
Past Participle phrase
100
Create a sentence with an example of a present participle.
answers will vary.
100
How do you NOT punctuate a participle phrase?
; . ' " - ! @ # $ % ^ & * ( ) _ + = [ { ] } ? / > < ~ ` :)
200
identify the present participle in the sentence ? Running for the ball, a player slipped in the mud.
Running for the ball,
200
What is the past participle phrase in this sentence? Have rules for the sport changed over the years?
..changed over the years?
200
The player is kicking the ball.
Present Participle phrase
200
Give a sentence with an example of a past participle phrase.
answers will vary.
200
How do you punctuate a participle phrase that is the beginning of a sentence ?
put a "," after the phrase
300
What is a present participle ?
A group of words that includes a present participle and other words that complete the meaning.
300
DAILY DOUBLE Why are past participles ( and present ) placed close to the word they modify ?
It makes the meaning more clear
300
Attracting huge crowds, soccer is a popular sport.
Present participle phrase
300
Give an example of a past participle at the beginning of the sentence.
answers will vary .
300
If a phrase is necessary, how do you punctuate them ?
you don't punctuate them!
400
Identify the present participle phrase Cheering for the home team, the fans were on their feet.
Cheering for the home team,
400
Identify the past participle ... A player on our team has scored the winning goal.
scored
400
An opponent rushing towards the ball prevented a goal.
the 1st is a present participle and the 2nd is past.
400
DAILY DOUBLE! Give an example of a sentence with 2 participle phrase.
answers will vary .
400
If the phrase is necessary, how do you punctuate it?
With a "," before and a "," after it
500
What part of speech is a present participle ?
verb
500
Give an example of a past participle verb starting with the letter "n"
answers will vary.
500
Blowing a whistle, the referee started the game.
the 1st is present and the 2nd is past
500
Give an example of a necessary, present participle phrase in the middle of the sentence
answers will vary .
500
What type of punctuation sets off participle phrases ?
","
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