The Printable KISS Workbooks The KISS Workbook Anthology
An Exercise on S/V/C Patterns
Based on "Jonah and the Whale"
From Annual Mammoth Book, Florence Winship
Whitman Publishing Company, Racine, Wisconsin. 1934.
1. Place parentheses ( ) around each prepositional phrase. 
2. Underline verbs twice, their subjects once, and label complements ("PA," "PN," "IO," or "DO").

1. The Lord was angry, and sent a great tempest, so that the ship was tossed 

and beaten by waves.

2. At last they cast Jonah into the sea, and the winds became quiet and the

waters were calm again.

3. Then God spoke to the fish, and it set Jonah safely up on the dry land.

4. It was a long three-days' journey, but Jonah did not hesitate.

5. He preached so earnestly that the people of Nineveh repented, and the 

city was saved.