Directions: Underline verbs twice and subjects once.
"Look, mamma'! See what a pretty fish! It is a little
"Where did you get it, John?"
"Frank caught it in the brook. I went to dip a dish
into the brook to get some water, and saw this little fish.
Then I said, 'O Frank, look, look quick! See the little
fish!" Frank saw it, and ran to get his fish net. He put
the net into the water, and caught the fish, and I put
it into this dish."
"Well, what will you do with it?"
"I will keep it, mamma."
"But, my boy, it will not live in that dish. Put it back
into the brook."
"I wish I could keep it. It is so pretty! May I put it
into the pond?"
"No, John. You must put it into the brook. A trout
will not live in warm water."