Phrases, and Appositive Review
Prepositions are in red; objects of
prepositions are in blue.
• Bach often performed for King Frederick II of
• Many composers are indebted to him.
Underline prepositions once and
objects of the preposition twice.
• Bach lived during the seventeenth and
• He was one of the greatest composers of all
• Among composers of baroque music, Bach is
probably the best known.
Adjective Phrases. Phrases are in
blue; the noun they modify is in red.
• A group of six students visited an exhibit of
paintings by Rockwell.
• Norman Rock well painted dozens of
Adverb Phrases: Modify verbs,
adjectives and Adverbs
• Adverb phrases answer the questions: How?
Where? When? To What Extent?
• Phrases are in blue; the word they modify is in
• Throughout his career, Rockwell painted with
imagination and insight.
Underline the Adverb phrase; circle
the word it modifies.
• Rockwell’s themes stayed close to the
common American experience.
• His work is full of humor, wit, and playfulness.
• Rockwell has illustrated clothing and
accessories in careful detail.
• A man rescued a dog in a hat.
• Who is wearing the hat? The man or the dog?
• Corrected Sentence:
• A man in a hat rescued the dog.
• Place the adjectival prepositional phrase right
next to the noun that it modifies.
• Combining sentences:
Hans Christian Anderson dreamed of fame and
Hans Christian Anderson was the son of a poor
Hans Christian Anderson, son of a poor cobbler,
dreamed of fame and fortune.
Combine the following sentences:
• Charles Perault introduced Mother Goose in
• Charles Perault was the creator of French fairy
• Rudyard Kipling’s Jungle Books contain tales of
• Mowgli was a boy adopted by wolves.