DGP * Sentence 1

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DAILY GRAMMAR
PRACTICE
(DGP)
MYP Honors English 2B
Sentence 4
DGP - TUESDAY
Punctuation & Capitalization
and
Parts of Speech
PUNCTUATION & CAPITALIZATION
CORRECT ANSWER
 “Well, this is the most
extraordinary thing that I ever
knew!” exclaimed the Laird.
 capital
“W”
 comma after “Well”
 capital “I”
 exclamation point after “knew”
 quotation marks around “Well…knew!”
 capital “L” for Laird
 period after “Laird”
SENTENCE
“Well,
this is the most
extraordinary thing that I ever
knew!” exclaimed the Laird.

Word Bank:
2 nouns (n)
 1 interjection (int)
 3 pronouns (pro) (demonstrative, relative, personal)
 3 verbs (lv or av/past)
 2 articles (art)
 2 adverbs (adv)
 1 adjective (adj)

COMPARE
Compare your answers to
your neighbor’s answers to
see if you identified the same
pronouns.

“I labeled ______, ______, and
______ as pronouns because
_____________________________.”

PARTS OF SPEECH
CORRECT ANSWER
 “Well,
this is the most
extraordinary thing that I ever
knew!” exclaimed the Laird.
 thing;
Laird = nouns (n)
 Well = interjection (int)
 this; that; I = pronouns (pro)
 is; knew; exclaimed = verbs (lv; av/past)
 the; the = articles (art)
 most; ever = adverbs (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; ever
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; I ever
knew = independent clauses (contains a
subject and a verb; can 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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