2B_DGP_Sentence_3

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DAILY GRAMMAR
PRACTICE
(DGP)
MYP Honors English 2B
Sentence 3
DGP - MONDAY
Punctuation and
Capitalization
SENTENCE

1.
2.
3.
she stood by the window and
looked out dully at a gray cat
walking a gray fence in a gray
backyard
Copy this sentence down as it’s written here.
Rewrite the sentence with correct
punctuation and capitalization.
Word Bank:
1 capital letter
1 period
COMPARE
Compare your answers to
your neighbor’s answers to
see if you punctuated and
capitalized the sentence the
same way.

CORRECT ANSWER
She stood by the window
and looked out dully at a
gray cat walking a gray
fence in a gray backyard.

REFLECTION
 Please take a minute to write a
reflection of what you learned
today in your DGP folder.
DGP - TUESDAY
Parts of Speech
SENTENCE


She stood by the window and looked out
dully at a gray cat walking a gray fence
in a gray backyard.
Word Bank:
4 Nouns (n)
 1 Pronoun (pro)
 2 Verbs (av/past)
 4 Articles (art)
 3 Prepositions (prep)
 3 Adjectives (adj)
 2 Adverbs (adv)
 1 Participle (part)
 1 Coordinating Conjunction (cc)

COMPARE
Compare your answers to
your neighbor’s answers to
see if you identified the same
verbs.

“I labeled ______ and ______
as verbs because
_____________________________.”

window; cat; fence; backyard = nouns (person,
place, thing, idea)
 She = pronoun (takes the place of a noun and
shows possession)
 stood; looked = action verbs: past tense (shows
past action)
 the; a; a; a = articles (a, an, the)
 by; at; in = prepositions (shows a relationship
between a noun or pronoun and some other word
in the sentence)
 gray; gray; gray = adjectives (modifies nouns and
pronouns)
 out; dully = adverbs (tells How? When? Where? To
what extent?)
 walking = participle (verb that acts like an
adjective; ends in –ing or –ed, etc.)
 and = coordinating conjuction (FANBOYS)

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

She stood by the window and looked out
dully at a gray cat walking a gray fence in a
gray backyard.
Word Bank:
 1 Subject (underline and label with “S”)
 1 Predicate (double-underline and label with “P”)
 3 Prepositional Phrases (put in parentheses and
label “prep ph”)
 3 Objects of the Preposition (label with “op”)
 1 Participial Phrase (put in parentheses and label
with “part ph”)
 1 Object of the Participle (label “obj part”)

COMPARE
Compare your answers to
your neighbor’s answers to
see if you identified the same
participial phrase.

“I labeled ____________ as the
participial phrase because
____________________________.”

She = subject (the “who” or “what” of the verb)
 Stood by the window and looked out dully at a
gray cat walking a gray fence in a gray
backyard = predicate (what the subject is doing
or being; the verb and its modifiers)
 by the window; at a gray cat; in a gray backyard
= prepositional phrases (group of words
beginning with a pronoun and ending with a
noun or pronoun)
 window; cat; backyard = objects of the
preposition (follows preposition and tells
“what?” or “whom?”)
 walking a gray fence = participial phrase
(participle plus its modifiers)
 fence = object of the participle (follows the
participle and tells “what?”)
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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
She stood by the window and
looked out dully at a gray cat
walking a gray fence in a gray
backyard.


•
•
•
Word Bank:
1 independent clause (put in brackets & label “IC”)
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
independent clause.

“I labeled ________ and
________as the independent
clauses because
_____________________________.”

CORRECT ANSWER
She stood by the window and
looked out dully at a gray cat
walking a gray fence in a gray
backyard.

She stood and looked = independent
clause (contains a subject and a verb;
can stand on its own)
 Sentence type = simple (one
independent clause)
 Sentence purpose = declarative
(declares a statement)

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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