1. Place parentheses ( ) around each prepositional phrase.
2. Underline verbs twice, their subjects once, and label complements (“PA,” “PN,” “IO,” or “DO”).
3. Place brackets [ ] around each subordinate clause. If the clause functions as a noun, label its function. If it functions as an adjective or adverb, draw an arrow from the opening bracket to the word that the clause modifies. If the clause functions as a tag, label it "tag" or "Inj."
4. Place a vertical line after each main clause.
1. There a few cottages lay scattered about, from the furthest of which a
voice called out to her through
an open door.
2. When the clock from the old church tower struck one, Sebastian
awoke and roused his comrade, which
was no easy matter.
3. He generally invited Peter to stay to supper afterwards, which liberally
rewarded the boy for all his great
4. "That certainly is not too much," the old lady said with a smile, taking
out of her pocket a big, round thaler, on top of which she laid twenty
5. A small, white goat, called Snowhopper, kept up bleating in the most
piteous way, which induced Heidi
to console it several times.
6. "You have enough now," he declared. "If you pick them all to-day,
there won't be any left to-morrow." Heidi admitted that, besides which
she had her apron already full.