DGP * Sentence 1

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DAILY GRAMMAR
PRACTICE
(DGP)
MYP Honors English 2B
Sentence 5
DGP - TUESDAY
Punctuation & Capitalization
and
Parts of Speech
PUNCTUATION & CAPITALIZATION
CORRECT ANSWER
Could
I enter into a festival
with this deadly weight yet
hanging round my neck and
bowing me to the ground?
capital
“C”
capital “I”
question mark after “ground”
SENTENCE

Could I enter into a festival with this deadly
weight yet hanging round my neck and bowing
me to the ground?
Word Bank:
 4 nouns (n)
 2 verbs (hv or lv or av/past or av/pres)
 4 pronouns (pro)
 2 articles (art)
 4 prepositions (prep)
 1 adjective (adj)
 1 adverb (adv)
 2 participles (part)
 1 coordinating conjunction (cc)

PARTS OF SPEECH
CORRECT ANSWER
 Could
I enter into a festival with this
deadly weight yet hanging round my
neck and bowing me to the ground?
 festival;
weight; neck; ground = nouns (n)
 could; enter = verbs (hv; av/past)
 I; my; me; this = pronouns (pro)
 a; the = articles (art)
 into; with; round; to = prepositions (prep)
 deadly = adjective
 yet = adverb (adv)
 extraordinary = adjective (adj)
REFLECTION
 Please take a minute to write a
reflection of what you learned
today in the appropriate section
of your DGP weekly worksheet.
DGP - WEDNESDAY
Sentence Parts
and Phrases
SENTENCE
“Well, this is the most
extraordinary thing that I
ever knew!” exclaimed the
Laird.


•
•
Word Bank:
2 subjects (underline and label with S)
2 predicates (double-underline and
label with P)
COMPARE
Compare your answers to
your neighbor’s answers to
see if you identified the same
subjects.

“I labeled _____ and _____ as
the subjects because
____________________________.”

CORRECT ANSWER
“Well,
this is the most
extraordinary thing that I ever
knew!” exclaimed the Laird.
 this;
I = subjects (the “who” or “what”
of the verb)
 is the most extraordinary thing; knew
= predicates (what the subject is doing
or being; the verb and its modifiers)
REFLECTION
 Please take a minute to write a
reflection of what you learned
today in the appropriate section
of your DGP weekly worksheet.
DGP - THURSDAY
Clauses and
Sentence Types
SENTENCE
“Well,
this is the most
extraordinary thing that I ever
knew!” exclaimed the Laird.

•
•
•
•
Word Bank:
1 independent clause (put in brackets & label “IC”)
1 dependent clause (put in parentheses & label “DC”)
sentence type (choose 1)
• simple, compound, complex, compound-complex
sentence purpose (choose 1)
• interrogative, imperative, declarative, exclamatory
COMPARE
Compare your answers to
your neighbor’s answers to
see if you identified the same
dependent clause.

“I labeled ________as the
dependent clause because
_____________________________.”

CORRECT ANSWER
“Well, this is the most
extraordinary thing that I ever
knew!” exclaimed the Laird.

this is the most extraordinary thing =
independent clause (contains a subject and a
verb; can stand on its own)
 that I ever knew = dependent clause (cannot
stand on its own)
 Sentence type = complex (two independent
clauses)
 Sentence purpose = exclamatory (gives a
command and ends in a period)

REFLECTION
 Please take a minute to write a
reflection of what you learned
today in the appropriate section
of your DGP weekly worksheet.
DGP – FRIDAY
Weekly Quiz!

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