HOMEWORK SESSION 3. A. From the list of vocabulary words below, fill in the word that matches the description.

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1 HOMEWORK SESSION 3 A. From the list of vocabulary words below, fill in the word that matches the description. pronoun singular person antecedent plural 1 st person agreement natural gender 2 nd person indirect object grammatical gender 3 rd person number 1. The thing being discussed includes the speaker (I, we) 2. The person or thing that indirectly receives the action of the verb; it answers the question to/for whom? or to/for what? 3. A word that refers to just one 4. The gender of a noun or pronoun when it s NOT determined by the REAL sex of the antecedent (she for ships or cities) 5. A word that takes the place of a noun 6. How many of something a word refers to 7. The thing discussed is the one spoken to (you) 8. How one word matches another (in gender, number, etc.) 9. What a pronoun refers to 10. The thing discussed is someone/something other than the speaker or listener (he, she, it, they) 11. The gender of a noun or pronoun, as determined by the REAL sex of the antecedent (she for girls, he for boys, it for things) 12. How the speaker is related to the thing being discussed 13. A word that refers to more than one 1 Homework Set 3 The Lukeion Project, 2015

2 B. Label the words in these sentences. Use the following abbreviations: Abbreviations: S subject Verb Type: TV ( ) transitive verb DO Art Adj S TV Adj IO Art Adj DO Example: The cheapskate troll gave his friend a used gift. 1. Leland sent his dragon a sympathy card. 2. Leland s dragon Francine carelessly lost her favorite teddy bear. 3. Francine s bear was her very favorite stuffed animal. 4. The bear gave Francine much comfort. 5. Leland threw Francine a party. 6. The party did not improve Francine s foul mood. 7. Francine ravenously ate the whole cake. IV ( ] ) intransitive verb 8. Francine is feeling sick now. IO PN PA Adj 9. Now Leland is sending Francine a get-well-soon card. LV direct object indirect object ( = ) linking verb Predicate Nominative Predicate Adjective Adjective Adv Adverb Art Article 2 Homework Set 3 The Lukeion Project, 2015

3 C. Diagram the sentences below. If there is a complement, identify it as either a predicate nominative or predicate adjective. Example: Two very impish elves jokingly gave her striped socks. 1. An angry griffin told the giant a wicked lie. 2. The howling wolves sound wonderful. 3. Jethro proudly shows everyone his new fishing gear. 4. The local sheriff offered Leland his old broken-down chariot. 3 Homework Set 3 The Lukeion Project, 2015

4 5. Jasper absent-mindedly handed the cashier his glass eye. 6. Igor never flies straight. 7. The exasperated hen carefully plotted her revenge. 8. I never take my sister s advice. 9. Our pigs love rotten watermelon. 10. Barney gives us fresh fish daily. 4 Homework Set 3 The Lukeion Project, 2015

5 D. Indicate whether the underlined pronouns are 1 st person, 2 nd person, or 3 rd person. Example: 3 rd 1 st He is my favorite candy maker. 1. You can t take his tuba to the marching band competition. He said that I could borrow it. 2. We follow a strict policy that prevents students from using crayons on their exams. 3. They don t like the fact that you re taking her sprite hunting in their forest this weekend. 4. If you take him to their house, make sure he s very polite and says thank you if they feed him dinner. 5. I don t know if you ve noticed or not, but there s a hippocampus cleaning her teeth in your shed. 6. She never joins us when we go to watch the troll parade in our town. 5 Homework Set 3 The Lukeion Project, 2015