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Set 3 - Lesson 5 - Answer Key
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Exercise A: Answers will vary. Here are some possibilities.
1. The children will send flowers. The children can carry flowers (dirt). The children play baseball. The children will chase cars.
2. Dogs will chase cars.
3. The dump truck can carry dirt.
4. Dr. Jackson will send bills. Dr. Jackson will send flowers. Dr. Jackson can carry dirt.
5. Butterflies need flowers.
Exercise B: Answers will vary. Here are some possibilities.
1. The donkey runs for the exercise. The donkey races for the exercise. The donkey runs in the morning. The donkey runs all the time.
2. The watermelon grows in the sun. The watermelon grows very quietly.
3. The river runs very quietly. The river races all the time.
4. The tractor runs very quietly. The tractor runs all the time. The tractor rattles all the time.
5. Patricia grows all the time. Patricia runs for the exercise. Patricia runs in the morning. Patricia runs all the time. Patricia races for the exercise. Patricia races in the morning. Patricia races all the time. Patricia speaks very quietly.
Exercise C: Answers will vary. Here are some possibilities.
1. George was sick. George was terrible. George was our friend. George was fun. George is sick. George is terrible. George is our friend. George is fun.
2. Going to school was my favorite activity. (was fun. was terrible.) Going to school is my favorite activity. (is terrible. is fun.) Going to school will be my favorite activity. Going to school will be fun. Going to school will be terrible.
3. Winter was terrible. Winter was fun. Winter is terrible. Winter is fun. Winter will be terrible. Winter will be fun.
4. Flying was my favorite activity. Flying was terrible. Flying was fun. Flying will be terrible. Flying is fun. Flying will be fun. Flying is terrible. Flying will be my favorite activity.
5. Mr. Smith was sick (or terrible or our friend.) Mr. Smith is sick (or terrible or our friend.) Mr. Smith seems sick. Mr. Smith seems terrible.
Examination, Part I: Answers will vary. Here are some possibilities.
1. The woman, George, The old man
2. drinks, hates, drank, poured, sips
3. 64 years old, a farmer, dead, my boss, a preacher.
4. is, can be, will be, is not
5. a goal, butt, his opponent's shin, the ball
6. work, sing, eat, go shopping
7. Mrs. Jones, My mother, Experience
8. Novelists ....novels. Poets .....poetry. Teenagers .....graffiti. Policemen ..... tickets.
9. into the barn. across the pasture. for a long time.
10. was, is, had been, may have been, will be
Examination, Part II :
1. rooster = noun; crowed = intransitive verb;
2. Sam Smith = proper noun, subject noun; pounded = transitive verb; spike = noun, direct object; large = adjective; heavy = adjective; hammer = noun (object of a preposition)
3. old = adjective; doctor = noun, subject of sentence, became = linking verb; sick = adjective; patients = noun;
4. Writing sentences = gerund phrase (acting as the subject noun in the sentence); English = adjective; lessons = noun; is = linking verb; favorite = adjective; job = predicate noun.
5. ninety-nine = adjective; red = adjective; balloons = subject noun; floated = intransitive verb; sky = noun.
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