Nouns
Pronouns
Verbs
Adjectives

100

Identify a noun in the following sentence: 

“The teacher spent his weekend grading papers.”

teacher,

weekend, or

papers

100

Identify a pronoun in the following sentence: 

"After looking at it for a long time, he finally saw what she told him about."

it,

he,

she, or

him

100

Identify an action verb in the following sentence: 

"Luis worked diligently on his project."

worked

100

Identify the adjective in the following sentence: 

“The funny student made the class laugh.”

funny

200

Describe the difference between a common noun and a proper noun. Give an example to illustrate.

Proper nouns name specific people, places, or things. Proper nouns require capital letters. While common nouns are general, proper nouns are specific and name one particular person, place, or thing, like the book Harry Potter or the movie Star Wars.

200

Describe the difference between a noun and a pronoun. Use an example to illustrate.

A pronoun is used to replace a noun in a sentence. The both have the same function. As in, "The cat is sleeping. He is dreaming about fish."

200

Identify a “state of being” verb in the following sentence: 

“She is a great student that loves reading in class.”

is

200

Identify all the adjectives in the following sentence:

“The high school student wore a dark black hoodie as he walked to school during the cold morning.”

high school,

dark,

black, and

cold

300

Identify the abstract noun in the following sentence:

“The book was really hard, and I had to look many words' definitions up in the dictionary.”

Definitions

300

Replace a noun in this sentence with a pronoun:

“Omarion’s rap was silly but entertaining.”

His rap was silly but entertaining.

OR

It was silly but entertaining.

300

Compose an original sentence that features a verb in the past tense.

300

Come up with an adjective that might help to describe English class.

400

Identify the noun (appositive) phrase in the following sentence: 

“Mr. Pina, the teacher on the basement floor, always runs a fun classroom.”

the teacher on the basement floor

400

Replace two nouns in this sentence with pronouns: 

“My friends and I decided to visit Mr. Travers during lunch.”

We decided to visit him during lunch.

400

Identify the verb (participle) phrase in the following sentence: 

“Pacing around the classroom, Kendra got all of her energy out.”

Pacing around the classroom

400

Come up with three adjectives that might help to describe the book 145th Street.

500

Insert your own noun (appositive) phrase into the following sentence: 

“The student really enjoyed the book.”

500

Replace three nouns in this sentence with pronouns: 

“Mrs. Moinheiro told Period 7 that the class was being too loud.”

She told them that they were being too loud.

500

Insert your own verb (participle) phrase into the following sentence: 

“The phone was almost out of battery power.”

500

Come up with five adjectives that might help to describe a dog.