The Printable KISS Grammar Workbooks The KISS Workbooks Anthology
Interjections, Direct Address,
& Nouns Used as Adverbs
From The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Illustrator: M. B. Kork, N.Y.: The Phillips Publishing Co., 1911
1. Place parentheses ( ) around each prepositional phrase. 
2. Underline verbs twice, their subjects once, and label complements ("PA," "PN," "IO," or "DO").
3. Label each interjection ("Inj"), each noun used as an adverb ("NuA"), and each example of direct address ("DirA").

1. "Things are changing in this house, Mr. Roach," said Mrs. Medlock.

2. A little later the nurse made Colin ready.

3. Oh! is it!

4. "This is one of his good days, sir," she said to Dr. Craven.

5. "Oh, Mary! If I could get into the secret garden I think I should live

     to grow up!"

6. And Mrs. Medlock took Mary by the arm and half pushed, half 

     pulled her up one passage and down another until she pushed her

     in at the door of her own room.

7.  "I am sorry to hear you were ill last night, my boy," Dr. Craven said

     a trifle nervously.

8. "My word! she's a plain little piece of goods!"

9. But just that moment the robin gave a little shake of his wings, spread

     them and flew away.

10. "Well, sir," answered Mrs. Medlock, "you'll scarcely believe your 

     eyes when you see him.