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Verbs and Sentence Diagramming Tuesday, April th 12 Participles Diagramming with subject pronouns Read Ch 1 of Touching Spirit Bear DUE TODAY! In Class Ch 1 Worksheet Due Tomorrow! Subject Pronouns I We He She They It You SP He V ADV / crawled slowly. SP She V ADV / laughed contagiously. Diagramming Sentences 1. The large slimy booger smelled foul. 2. The older students studied here. 3. Suddenly he cried softly. 4. She quietly sang. Verbals #2 Participles Present participles Past participles They function as adjectives. They answer “what kind” or “Which one”. ing ed Irregular Verbs d The Participle A participle is a verb form that can be used as an adjective. There are two kinds of participles: Present participles Past participles Two Types of Participles PAST: giggled cried sang bought laughed slipped Yesterday I ______. PRESENT: giggling crying singing buying laughing slipping I am _____ right now. The Present Participle Present participles end in ing. The smiling child waved. The horses trotting past were not frightened by the crowd. We heard the train whistling and chugging in the distance. The Past Participle Most past participles end in -d or –ed. Some past participles are irregularly formed. The police officers searched the abandoned warehouse. This plate, bought at a flea market, is a valuable antique. Chosen for her leadership abilities, Dawn was an effective team captain. The mangled pair of sunglasses, bruised face, and broken arm meant Gerry had taken another spill on his mountain bike. Be careful….. Be careful you don’t confuse the predicate of the sentence with the participle! Past participle Most of the treasure buried by the pirates has never been found. Verb Phrase Most of the treasure that was buried by the pirates has never been found. Class Practice 1. 2. 3. 4. – Identifying Participles The crying baby drew a long breath. This thriving community had a population of about 20,000 people. The historic site includes about sixtyeight preserved mounds, which were probably used for ceremonial activities. Walking through the empty lot, Vivian heard a kitten cry. Student Practice 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. – Identifying Participles Skating across the sidewalk, my little brother Shawn tried to do some acrobatics. We heard his piercing wail up at our house. Bending down, Mom pulled off her skates. The bruised toes explained why her feet were hurting. Hoping for a new bicycle and a toy robot, my brother couldn’t sleep at all on Christmas Eve. I gasped when I saw his broken nose.