Parts of Speech Worksheet
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Here is an easy way to identify four basic parts of speech. If a word
can fit in the blank in the sentence, it is the part of speech
listed in the parenthesis following the sentence.
- I was thinking of _ . (Noun)
- They seemed __ . (Adjective)
- They might _ (them). (Verb)
- That one did it__. (Adverb)
Complete the following story by filling in the blanks.
If the blank
is in a parenthesis (_______), you are to name the part of speech of the
word which precedes the parenthesis.
If the blank precedes a parenthesis _____________ (verb),
you are to supply a word that fits the part of speech specified in
the parenthesis. When you supply these words, make sure they make
sense in the context of the paragraph.
Once upon a time, there was a wee, little man (_ _), who
lived with his_ __ (noun) in a _ _
(adjective) house on the edge of a dark wood. Although he seemed
very weak, he _ ___ (verb) all day, every day,
and he did it energetically (_ __). After a long day of
_ __, (noun with an -ing ending) he would fix
(_ __) his supper and eat it with his __ ____(noun).
Although you would think that he would grow tired of doing this,
he always seemed __ ___ (__ ___). However,
one day, after a full day of __ ___ (noun with an
-ing ending), he _ __ (adverb) walked to the dark
(_ ___) wood and disappeared. He has never been seen since.