The Printable KISS Grammar Workbooks The KISS Workbooks Anthology

Palimpsest Patterns
Based on 
The Last of the Mohicans, by James Fenimore Cooper
Illustration by N. C. Wyeth
1. Put parentheses ( ) around each prepositional phrase. 
2. Underline subjects once, finite verbs twice, and label complements ("PN," "PA," "IO," "DO").

1. The death of the colt sits heavy on the heart of its owner.

2. Munro sat utterly unconscious of the other's presence.

3. The rock proved softer on each side of us.

4. The air continued full of horrible cries and screams.

5. Her whole soul seemed ready and anxious to pour out its thanksgivings.

6. The words appeared frozen by some new and sudden chill.

7. Her soft and melting eyes grew hard.

8. The sun had now fallen low towards the distant mountains.

9. A vast range of country lay buried in eternal sleep.

10. But the youthful Uncas continued a silent and respectful listener.