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Week Twelve Language Arts Warm Ups

Identifying Parts of Speech

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1. Name the part of speech of the italicized word in the following sentence.
The acorn was under the tree.

Answer: preposition 2. Name the part of speech of the italicized word in the following sentence. I seldom see the president smile.

Answer: adverb

3. Name the part of speech of the italicized word in the following sentence.
Those shoes do not match that outfit.

Answer: adjective (demonstrative)

4. Name the parts of speech of the italicized words in the following sentence.
Los Angeles is a large city which is inhabited by stars.

Answer: Los Angeles - proper noun; large - adjective; which - relative pronoun; by - preposition

5. Name the parts of speech of the italicized words in the following sentence.
Tom may look like he is old enough to drive, but he is still []a child.

Answer: may - helping verb; he - pronoun; old - adjective; but - conjunction; a - adjective (indefinite article)

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