The Printable KISS Grammar Workbooks The KISS Workbooks Anthology
The Logic of Adjectives and Adverbs
Based on The Queen of the Pirate Isle
by Bret Harte
Illustrated by Kate Greenaway
Directions: On separate paper, write the number of the word, whether the word functions as an adjective or adverb, the word it modifies, its logical category, and the question that it answers. Note that for this perspective, the logical category of all adjectives is "identity." 

1. I first [1] knew her as the Queen of the Pirate [2] Isle.

2. To the best of my [3] recollection she had no reasonable [4] right to that [5] title.

3. Her personation of a certain Mrs. Smith was never [6] perfectly [7] appreciated by her own circle.

4. Wan Lee's [8] silent, stolid, mechanical [9] performance of a Pirate's duties had been their one delight and fascination!

5. "Go to bed instantly [10] without your supper," she said, seriously [11].

6. Thither [12] they solemnly [13] proceeded along the ridge in single [14] file.

7. The eyes of the four [15] children became rounder and rounder.

8. The continual [16] traffic had gradually [17] worn a shallow gully into the face of the mountain.

9. She felt very [18] lonely, but was not [19] quite [20] afraid; she felt very melancholy, but was not entirely sad.