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Recognizing Antecedents - Fill-in-the-Blanks
At the Back of the North Wind
by George Macdonald
Simplified by Elizabeth Lewis; Illustrated by Maria L. Kirk 
Directions: Fill in the blanks with pronouns or possessive adjectives. If the pronoun or possessive adjective has an antecedent, draw an arrow to it from the pronoun or adjective.

1. Diamond ran after the little girl and caught hold of _______ frock

but _______ tore in _______ hand. Then _______ ran fast enough to

get in front of _______ and turning around, caught _______ in _______

arms. Just then, _______ thought _______ got a glimpse of North Wind

turning the corner in front of _______. _______ must go with _______ 

of course, and sure enough, when _______ turned the corner after

_______, _______ found _______ quite quiet _______.

2. At last, Diamond gave a great sigh and said, "_______ am so tired!"

_______ did not hear the gentle echo _______ answered from far away 

over _______ head. For at that moment, _______ came against the

lowest of a few steps _______ stretched across the church, and fell 

down and hurt _______ arm. _______ cried a little at first, and then 

crawled up the steps on _______ hands and knees. At the top, _______ 

came to a little bit of carpet on _______ _______ lay down.