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  1. Greek Root Review with Participles (and cute animals)

  2. Before we meet the participle… • Let’s review adjectives,nouns,andverbs • A noun is a person, place, or thing, or sometimes an idea • Examples of nouns: cat, book, happiness, California • An adjective is a word that describes a noun. • Examples: • All of my students are very smart. • The purple and bluehydrangeas are my favoriteflowers. • A verb is either an action word, or a state of being word • Examples of action verbs: • Jump, scream, run, laugh, dance • Examples of state of being verbs: • am, is, are, was, were

  3. Introducing the Participle! • definition: a verb ending in “-ing”, “ed” or “en” yet used as an adjective; it is placed BEFORE the noun it describes. • Examples: Bakedbrownies (verb: bake) Jumpingrabbits (verb: jump) Glazeddonuts (verb: glaze) Excitedstudents (verb: excite)

  4. Participle Practice Directions: • Read the following sentences • Write down the participle phrases and underline the participle. • Then, draw an arrow to the noun the participle is describing.

  5. Participle Practice: • Sarah has an unexplained phobia of eating fried grasshoppers.

  6. Participle Practice: • Sarah has an unexplainedphobia of eating fried grasshoppers.

  7. Participle Practice: 2. The screaming baby woke up every sleeping person in the house. 3. Jason’s hydrophobia broke out as soon as the swimming pool came into view.

  8. Participle Practice: 2. The screamingbaby woke up every sleepingperson in the house. 3. Jason’s hydrophobia broke out as soon as the swimmingpool came into view.

  9. Participle Practice: 4. The Wonder Twins activated their synchronized watches before heading off to the burning building.

  10. Participle Practice: 4. The Wonder Twins activated their synchronizedwatches before heading off to the burning building.

  11. Participle Practice: 5. Baked and burnt, the chicken was untouched by the picnic guests.

  12. Participle Practice: 5. Baked and burnt, the chicken was untouched by the picnic guests.