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Diagramming Compound Sentences Containing Gerunds and Gerund Phrases

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					  The answer key for these sentences will be
posted later this evening, probably around 9:00
      p.m., in a separate PowerPoint file.
1.   My sister enjoys dining at her favorite
     restaurant, Chipotle, but my preference is
     eating Mom’s delicious meals at home.
                                    Gerund phrase
                                        as DO
1.   My sister enjoys dining at her favorite
     restaurant, Chipotle, but my preference is
     eating Mom’s delicious meals at home.

              Gerund phrase as PN
                                    Gerund phrase
                                        as DO
1.   My sister enjoys dining at her favorite
     restaurant, Chipotle, but my preference is
     eating Mom’s delicious meals at home.

              Gerund phrase as PN
2.   I exercise by jogging five miles daily, yet I
     have never tried running a marathon.
                           Gerund phrase
                               as OP
2.   I exercise by jogging five miles daily, yet I
     have never tried running a marathon.


                                Gerund phrase
                                    as DO
                           Gerund phrase
                               as OP
2.   I exercise by jogging five miles daily, yet I
     have never tried running a marathon.


                                Gerund phrase
                                    as DO
3.   I don’t have any ideas for improving my
     writing skills, so asking for help from Mrs.
     Frey is my first step.
                                      Gerund phrase as OP

3.   I don’t have any ideas for improving my
     writing skills, so asking for help from Mrs.
     Frey is my first step.
                                   Gerund phrase as
                                       subject