Directions: Underline verbs twice and subjects once.
See, mamma! What a nice ship Ned has!
Yes, it is a very nice ship. You and Ned may go
down by the pond and sail it, but do not get into
Come, Ned, let us go. Did you see Roy?
Yes, and I saw the pretty toys the funny old man
left for Mary.
What old man, Ned?
I do not know, but he came and left a ship, drum,
book, and some little dishes.
O how good! Look, here is Mary. I will ask her to
let me see them.
Now let us go and see the nest the hen made in the hay.
Well, come on. Mary will go too.
Here is the hen, Ned. Let us see if there are some
little chicks under her.
Ned, you hold the hen, and Mary
will put her hand
Is there a chick under her, Mary?
O yes! Take the hen off the nest.
Well! well! Do look at the dear little chicks. One,
two, three, four, five, six, of them.
Run, Ned, get some food, and we will feed them.
Will the hen take care of them?
Yes, she will hide them under her wings.