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"The Story of the First Woodpecker"
The Book of Nature Myths by Florence Holbrook

Exercise #1

Directions: Underline verbs twice, their subjects once, and label complements ("PA," "PN," "IO," or "DO").

1.) In the days of long ago the Great Spirit came down from the sky and talked

with men.

2.) The woman made a very little cake and put it on the fire.

3.) With a loud cry she rose from the earth and flew away to the forest.

4.) So she put it away and made a small one.

5.) And to this day all woodpeckers live in the forest and hunt for their food in

the bark of trees.

6.) You shall go out into the forest and hunt for your food in the bark of trees.