The KISS Grammar Printable Workbooks Identifying Complements
(Code and Color Key)

Identifying Predicate Nouns
from "The Ugly Duckling" by E. Louise Smythe

Analysis Key

1.) He is not a turkey (PN). |

2.) He is my own little duck (PN). |

3.) {At last} [Adv. to "was"] it was spring (PN). |

4.) But he was not an ugly duck (PN). |

5.) He was a white swan (PN). |

6.) It was a happy time (PN) {for the ugly duckling} [Adv. to "was"]. |