The Printable KISS Grammar Workbooks The KISS Workbooks Anthology
Delayed Subjects
From  My Book of Favorite Fairy Tales
by Edric  Vredenburg; Illustrated by Jennie Harbour
Directions
1. Put parentheses ( ) around each prepositional phrase.
2. Underline subjects once, finite verbs twice, and label complements ("PN," "PA," "IO," "DO"). 
3. Place brackets around each subordinate clause and identify its function.
4. Put a vertical line at the end of every main clause.
5. Write "DS" over Delayed Subjects.

1. "Don't you know it's a sin to steal?" roared the Beast.

["Beauty and the Beast"]


2. It was Suliman who had helped Zélie to escape.

["Prince Chéri"]


3. What good would it do to him to be handsome, rich, or powerful if he

were wicked?

["Prince Chéri"]


4. It seems to me that a clever, faithful dog would be very good company.

["The White Cat"]


5. Dear me, it was shocking, the way those two sisters grumbled.

["Beauty and the Beast"]