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The Wise Jackal - A Tale from India
The Children's Own Readers - Book Three

by Mary E. Pennell and Alice M. Cusack, 
Directions: 
1. Place parentheses ( ) around each prepositional phrase. 
2. Underline verbs twice, their subjects once, and label complements (“PA,” “PN,” “IO,” or “DO”). 
3. In the blank after each word below each sentence, explain how that word grammatically connects to the subject, verb, or complement. (Remember that you do not have to repeat explanations.)

1. What is the matter?

2. Out jumped the tiger and seized the poor man.
 

Out ________________________________________
poor ________________________________________

3. Has the tiger treated me fairly?
 

fairly ________________________________________

4. The Brahman turned and walked sadly back to the tiger.
 

sadly ________________________________________
back ________________________________________
tiger ________________________________________

5. The Brahman told everything all over again to the jackal.
 

again ________________________________________
jackal ________________________________________

6. Why do you look so sad?
 

Why ________________________________________
so ________________________________________

7. Give me but five minutes more.

8. Then the sad Brahman told his story to a buffalo in a field.
 

Then ________________________________________
buffalo ________________________________________
field ________________________________________

9. At this the tiger roared with rage, and jumped into the cage.
 

rage ________________________________________
cage ________________________________________