Bell RingerType 2 Date • Write whether the verb in the sentence is action or linking. • He sounded the bell for all to hear. • Her voice sounded like music to my ears. • Byron was the king of Clark Elementary School. • Kenny looks cross-eyed because of his lazy eye. • Joetta cried when she met Grandma Sands.
Subject/Verb Agreement: The verb of your sentence needs to agree with the noun or pronoun that makes up the subject Singular subjects (noun or pronoun) take singular verbs. Example: In her spare time, the reading student reads her PCR book. Plural subjects take plural verbs. Example: In their spare time, the reading students read their PCR books.
Contractions: a shortened form of a word, or word group in which an apostrophe takes the place of all the letters or words that are taken out. 1. He has 6. will not 2. You are 7. let us 3. we have 8. we are 4. does not 9. you will 5. cannot 10. should not
Dad was stirring the soap dish up with his shaving brush, and I got close to the sink to smell the soap. Dad painted his face with the soap, then bent down and rinsed it off. I know it sounds crazy, but he always did this twice, he said it really made your beard super-soft. He had learned that because he used to work in a barbershop when he was a little boy. That’s where he also learned that if you go to the barbershop you’ve got to make sure your neck is real clean, otherwise the barber talks about you like a dog after you leave.