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					   Daily Grammar Week _______                                Adapted from Dawn Burnett’s Daily Grammar Practice

     Name ___________________________________ # _______ Date ________________
Monday: Analyze this week’s sentence and identify each common noun, proper noun,
possessive noun, subject pronoun, object pronoun, possessive pronoun, adjective, conjunction,
and interjection.

It was Mrs. Norris, the skeletal gray cat who was used by the caretaker, Argus Filch, as a sort of
deputy in his endless battle against students.

                                           (Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling page 123)

Tuesday: Analyze this week’s sentence and identify each verb and adverb. Then identify the
tense of each verb.

It was Mrs. Norris, the skeletal gray cat who was used by the caretaker, Argus Filch, as a sort of
deputy in his endless battle against students.

                                           (Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling page 123)

Wednesday: Analyze this week’s sentence and identify the simple and complete subject, the
simple and complete predicate, preposition, & object of the preposition.

It was Mrs. Norris, the skeletal gray cat who was used by the caretaker, Argus Filch, as a sort of
deputy in his endless battle against students.

                                           (Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling page 123)

Thursday: Analyze this week’s sentence and identify the articles, the sentence type as simple,
complex, or compound and the sentence purpose as: declarative, imperative, interrogative, or
exclamatory.

It was Mrs. Norris, the skeletal gray cat who was used by the caretaker, Argus Filch, as a sort of
deputy in his endless battle against students.

                                           (Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling page 123)

Friday: Analyze this week’s sentence using correct capitalization and punctuation including
end punctuation, commas, semi-colon, colon, apostrophes, hyphens, underlining, and quotation
marks.

it was mrs norris the skeletal gray cat who was used by the caretaker argus filch as a sort of deputy
in his endless battle against students

                                           (Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling page 123)
   Adjectives              Interjections           Conjunctions          Common Nouns             Proper Nouns
 Modify nouns and           !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!    F – for                     Not specific          NAMES of specific
  pronouns and                  Wow!           A – and                      Persons                  Persons
     answer:                     Hey!          N – nor                       Places                   Places
   What kind?                   Ouch!          B – but                       Things                  Things
   Which one?                    Yea!          O – or                        NOT
   How many?                                   Y – yet                   CAPITALIZED              CAPITALIZED
                                               S - so

 Possessive Nouns        Subject Pronouns       Object Pronouns            Possessive                 Verbs
                                                                            Pronouns                An Action
   Singular – ‘s            I      We             Me    Us                Mine Ours                Ask yourself:
    Plural – s’               You                   You                       Yours               Can you do it??
                         He/She     They       Him/Her   Them          His/Hers     Theirs              Or
                                It                                              Its               State of Being:
                                                                                                  am, are, is, was,
                                                                                                       were

      Adverbs               Verb Tense               Simple                  Complete              Preposition
   Modify verbs,              Present           Subject/Predicate       Subject/Predicate       A connecting word
adjectives, and other                                                  The entire part of the       showing the
adverbs and answer:             Past - ed       Only One Subject           sentence that       relation of a noun or
        How?                                                           contains the subject     a pronoun to some
       When?               Future - will         Only One Verb                  Or                  other word:
       Where?                                                          The entire part of the with          at
                                                                           sentence that      by            to
                                                                         contains the verb    in            for
                                                                                              from          of
                                                                                              on            about
                                                                                              And more…….
   Object of the         Sentences Type &       Simple Sentence        Complex Sentence             Compound
    Preposition          End Punctuation                                    1 sentence                Sentence
   Prepositional           Declarative –          1 sentence =            (sub + verb) +             1 sentence
phrases begin with a       Statement (.)         Subject + Verb            FANBOY +                (sub + verb)
preposition and end        Imperative –                                     Fragment =               , comma +
       with a              Command (.)                                       Complex               FANBOY +
  noun/pronoun.           Interrogative –              1 =1                                          1 sentence
The noun/pronoun            Question (?)                                   1+½=1½                  (sub + verb)
 at the end is the      Exclamatory – With                                                                =
   object of the         Strong Feeling (!)                                                          Compound
   preposition.
                                                                                                     1 + 1= 2
  Capitalization           Underline,                Commas,               Apostrophes           Quotation Marks
    Capitalize:             Hyphens             Semicolon, Colon        Use apostrophes in        “Use quotation
  Proper Nouns,         Underline the titles     Use commas in a       the place of letters to    marks to show
       Titles,              of books             series, to separate   shorten a word, or to      conversation.”
    Directions,                                independent clauses       show possession.
  First word of a        Use hyphens with       in a sentence, with
     sentence.               numbers           dates, in numbers, to       Contractions/
                                                set off names, and          Possessives
                                                before a quotation.

				
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