Participle Or Absolute

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Participle Or Absolute

Students decide if a sentence contains a participle, and absolute, or neither. (Based on information from 'Image Grammar' from H. Noden)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Waving his arms wildly, Austin flagged down the safari’s Jeep.
    • A. 

      Participle

    • B. 

      Absolute

    • C. 

      No brush stroke

  • 2. 
    Tossing his camera onto the seat, Brian climbed in the Jeep with the rest of the class.
    • A. 

      Participle

    • B. 

      Absolute

    • C. 

      No brush stroke

  • 3. 
    Casey saw running lions, wallowing hippos, and trumpeting elephants on the safari.
    • A. 

      Participle

    • B. 

      Absolute

    • C. 

      Not a brush stroke

  • 4. 
    Tail twitching, the young rhino eyed Cody with distrust.
    • A. 

      Participle

    • B. 

      Absolute

    • C. 

      Not a brush stroke

  • 5. 
    Cole asked if we were going to see  Mount Kilimanjaro in Amboseli, Kenya.
    • A. 

      Participle

    • B. 

      Absolute

    • C. 

      Not a brush stroke

  • 6. 
    Heart beating wildly, Courtnee reached out to pet the young giraffe.
    • A. 

      Participle

    • B. 

      Absolute

    • C. 

      Not a brush stroke

  • 7. 
    Danielle, singing softly, calmed the nearby lions.
    • A. 

      Participle

    • B. 

      Absolute

    • C. 

      Not a brush stroke

  • 8. 
    Darrin, eyes widening, pointed at the largest group of zebras we had ever seen.
    • A. 

      Participle

    • B. 

      Absolute

    • C. 

      Not a brush stroke

  • 9. 
    Hayden, hand reaching for his video camera, positioned himself for a better picture of the cheetahs.
    • A. 

      Participle

    • B. 

      Absolute

    • C. 

      Not a brush stroke

  • 10. 
    Eyes opening lazily, the resting gazelle made sure Jordan had not come too close.
    • A. 

      Participle

    • B. 

      Absolute

    • C. 

      Not a brush stroke

  • 11. 
    Sprinting toward the zebras with astonishing speed, the lions outside Sam’s window began to attack their supper.
    • A. 

      Participle

    • B. 

      Absolute

    • C. 

      Not a brush stroke

  • 12. 
    Smiling, Tiffani wrote down all of the amazing things everyone had seen on the safari.
    • A. 

      Participle

    • B. 

      Absolute

    • C. 

      Not a brush stroke