Language Arts

I just need someone to double check my work. :)

Here are my answers:

1. C
2. B
3. A
4. B
5. D
6. B
7. A
8. A


Here are the questions:

Choose the option that correctly identifies the ( underlined words ) in each sentence.


1. (Stretching for 210 miles), the Thames is in England.

prepositional phrase
gerund phrase
participial phrase
appositive phrase

2. (Eating flesh with razor-sharp teeth) is how piranhas survive.

prepositional phrase
gerund phrase
participial phrase
appositive phrase

3. (Caleb was a basketball player from Knoxville High School.)

simple sentence
complex sentence
subordinate clause
compound sentence

4. The sisters snuggled together (so that they would stay warm.)

independent clause
noun clause
adverbial clause
adjectival clause

5. (When she returned from Paris, she took up baking on a regular basis.)

misplaced modifier
subordinate clause
compound sentence
complex sentence

6. (As soon as the rain stopped), a flood of children appeared.

independent clause
adverbial clause
noun clause
adjectival clause

7. The musical metal wind chimes are hanging on the porch (that my sister made.)

misplaced modifier
simple sentence
noun clause
adverbial clause

8. The young girl was not pressured by (what other children said.)

noun clause
adverbial clause
misplaced modifier
adjectival clause

asked by Missy
  1. All are correct except 4.

    posted by Writeacher
  2. All are correct except for 4.

    posted by Ms. Sue
  3. Is it C? That was my first answer to 4 but my sister said in was incorrect.

    posted by Missy
  4. it*

    posted by Missy
  5. #4 is C, yes.

    posted by Writeacher
  6. Okay, thank you both for the help. :)

    posted by Missy

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