Write and define the eight parts of speech.
Label each underlined word as one of the eight parts of speech.
The teacher has really enjoyed this wonderful
9 10 11
Sadly we will collect the literaturetextbooks.
12 13 14 15 16
You will not do well if you have not studied.
16 17 18 19 20
There is a prepositional phrase in this sentence.
21 22 23
Oh! You already found and labeled it.
26. Name two of the questions that adjectives answer.
27. Name four of the questions that adverbs answer.
28. Name two questions that nouns answer.
29. Write a sentence with a compound subject.
30. Write a sentence with a compound predicate.
Underline each verb and label it as action or linking.
31. Tonya is a good student. _____________
32. She will receive an A. ____________
Underline all of the prepositional phrases.
33. The bull ran through the china shop and into the mall.
34. The owner of the bull received an enormous bill.
Write an example of each type of sentence.
35. Declarative _______________________________________________
36. Imperative ________________________________________________
38. Interrogative ______________________________________________
39. Simple __________________________________________________
40. Compound ________________________________________________
41. Complex _________________________________________________
Underline each dependent clause and label it as
noun, adverb , or adjective.
42. Jessica, who has done well this year, will excel in the high school.
43. Because Adam did his report, he will pass._____________
44. Whoever did not do a report will probably fail.______________
Punctuate the following sentences correctly.
45. When I arrive in class my students always applaud.
46. I will miss this class next year but I will manage to go on with my life.
47. In the middle of the night my wife and daughter will hear
48. My daughter who is extremely smart loves to read.
Circle the correct word choices.
49. (Its, It's) very important to use notes when (your, you're) studying.
50. (There, Their) are (to, too) many students who do not use
51. Mr. Henderson bought (himself, hisself) a new Barbie for Christmas.
52. The neighbors built (themselves, theirselves) a beautiful house.
53. I can’t believe I dropped (them, those) pencils.
54. My brother and (I, me) attended the midnight game.
56. (We, Us) teachers love to hear good news from former students.
57. I don't have (any, no) homework.
58. My dad walks very (slow, slowly).
59. He doesn’t have (no, any) homework today.
60. Julie played (good, well) in the game last night.
61. My wife and my daughter (saw, seen) the new Disney movie.
62. They have (saw, seen) every animated classic.
63. Mr. Smith (did, done) a backflip with a full twist.
64. (She, Her) and her husband have high hopes for their daughter.
65. Each of my students (is, are) expected to pass the Proficiency Tests.
66. All of my students (is, are) going to be prepared to do their best.
67. (Who’s, Whose) students will do the best?
68. (Who’s, Whose) the best student for this quarter?
69. A cheetah attacks (quicker, more quickly) than a lion.
70. Math is my (difficult, more difficult, most difficult) class this year.
71. Model railroaders (lie, lay) out tracks in intricate patterns.
72. There (is, are) many things to learn before the proficiency tests.
73. They (set, sit) houses, barns, and crossings all around the landscape.
Write the following address correctly as it would appear on an envelope.
74. yogi bear; 321 jellystone drive; huckleberry, north dakota 94938
Write the correct literary term for each definition.
75. _________________ The time and place of the story.
76. _________________ A series of related events (what happens in the story).
77. _________________ The relationship between the narrator
and the story (who is telling the
78. _________________ The main idea or author’s opinion
about life expressed in a piece of
79. __________________ A reference to a famous person, place, event, or work of literature.
80. __________________ A person, animal, or imaginary creature
that takes part in the action
of a literary work.
81. __________________ A contrast between what is expected and
what actually happens or
82. __________________ A logical guess or conclusion based on facts.
83. _________________ - a comparison between two unlike things using like or as
84. _________________ - a comparison between two unlike things without using like or as
85. _________________ - words or descriptions that appeal to the five senses
86. __________________ - the repeating of a word, phrase, line, pattern, etc.
87. __________________ - a series of stressed and unstressed syllables; the beat
88. __________________ - repeated consonant sounds at the beginnings of words
89. __________________ - a word that echoes or suggests the sound of its meaning
90. __________________ - giving human qualities to something that isn’t human
91. __________________ - a form of poetry that uses a conversational
tone without regular
rhyme, rhythm, or line patterns
92. __________________ - the arrangement of the words and lines of a poem; the way it looks
93. __________________ - the pattern of end rhymes in a poem
Match the part of the plot to the events
of The Diary of Anne Frank.
A. Exposition (Conflict) B. Complication C. Climax D. Resolution (Conclusion)
94. _____ The Franks , Van Daans, and Dussel must survive each
others’ faults and get along while
hiding from the Nazis during World War II.
95. _____ Mrs. Frank threatens to throw Mr. Van Daan out of the
Annex for stealing food from the
96. _____ Mr. Van Daan and Anne Frank annoy each other repeatedly.
97. _____ The inhabitants celebrate the invasion of Normandy,
apologize to each other, and continue to
Choose the term that best fits the example.
98. “The faces around the table were balloons pulled by a single string.”
99. “John Henry was a little baby boy;
You could hold him in the palm of his hand; b. metaphor
Gonna be a steel drivin’ man, Lawd, Lawd, c. repetition
Gonna be a steel drivin’ man.” d. personification
100. “The young elm tree must be cut
because its roots push at the house wall b. alliteration
taps and scrapes my window.” c. repetition
101. “And silence grew over him like an old stump.”
102. “When I was young
we would sit by b. metaphor
an old firewood stove c. personification
watching my grandmother make candy, d. imagery
listening to the stories
my grandparents would tell
about ‘the old days’
and eat pinones”
103. The quotation on number 17 from “Pinones” by Leroy
Quintana is an example of
a. traditional poetry.
b. free verse.
d. blank verse.
104. “Of those who moved across the Rio Grande
Toward the hiss of Texas snake an Indian yell.”
Hiss is an example of
a. simile. c. alliteration.
b. metaphor. d. onomatopoeia