The Printable KISS Grammar Workbooks The KISS Workbooks Anthology

Level 1.1 - Modal Helping Verbs
Based on 
The Last of the Mohicans, by James Fenimore Cooper
Illustration by N. C. Wyeth
Directions: Underline subjects once, verbs twice. [Note that some of the sentences have more than one S/V pattern.]

1. I can tell him by his knavish look, and by his paint.

2. Heyward could easily distinguish the earnest tones of the younger

     warrior from the more deliberate speeches of his seniors.

3. Will he dare to tell the hot-blooded Scotsman?

4. You may sleep at night upon an easy pillow.

5. The wolves must be hovering above their heads on the bank.

6. You might be better employed.

7. I need not tell you to cherish the treasure you will possess.

8. They ought not to breathe louder than a fox in his cover.

9. We shall give a free translation for the benefit of the reader.

10. The whole Six Nations should be lurking within sound!

11. A man had better sleep without his scalp, than famish in the midst

     of plenty.

12. But what will the Mohawks say?

13. I wouldn't walk a mile in these woods after night gets into them.