A.Copy the sentences Circle the verb or verbs in the sentence and underline the subject. The decide whether the sentence is a Pattern One, a Pattern Two, or a Pattern Three sentence and write your conclusion beneath the sentence.
1.Friday and Saturday are big sankirtan days.
2.Krsna dasa distributed thirty Bhagavad-gitas last Friday.
3.All the devotees eagerly went to their spots.
4.Most book distributors stop to rest at 3:00 P.M.
5.Then they get more books for the rest of the day.
B.Copy the sentences in your notebook. Underline the subject once, circle the verb, and underline twice the subject complement or direct object. Beneath the sentence write whether the twice underlined word is a subject complement or a direct object.
1.The Deity outfits are blue.
2.Arjuna felt the cooling water on his head.
3.My mother felt sick yesterday.
4.Our asrama teacher rowed a boat across the pond.
5.They chopped wood for the temple.
C.Write two subject-verb link-subject complement sentences in which a noun is the subject complement. Write two sentences of the same pattern in which an adjective is the subject complement.
D.Copy the sentences. In each sentence. underline subjects once, circle verbs, and underline conjunctions twice, and direct obejcts three times. Then, underneath the sentence, write whether the conjunction connects a compound subject, a compound predicate, compound direct objects, or the parts of a compound sentence.
1.Every afternoon the gurukula boys go swimming or play soccer.
2.Arjuna and the other boys made a cake for their asrama teacher.
3.You better clean up that mess or you will get in trouble.
4.Yesterday we picked tomatoes and cucumbers from the garden.
5.Putana and many other demons tried to kill Krsna and Balarama.
E.Copy the sentences. Underline the subjects, underline the verbs twice, and circle conjunctions within these sentences. Beneath each sentence, write whether the sentence was simple or compound.
1.The devotees chanted loudly and danced wildly in the kirtan.
3.He looked up and saw the Air India jumbo jet overhead.
F.Write five compound sentences of your own describing (a scene from the Krsna book story that was just read).
G.Remove unncecessary words by changing the following compound sentences to simple sentences with compound predicates. Change only those sentences whose meanings will still remain clear. If a sentence is not changed, write the sentence's two different subjects next to the number. Remember to remove the comma BEFORE the conjunction if the subject AFTER the conjunction is removed.
1.Some of the devotees said they were not hungry, but they ate the homemade ice cream anyway.
2.The devotees offered prasadam to the motorcycle gang, but the sinful people refused it.
H.Combine each group of simple sentences into one sentence. Use simple sentences with compound predicates wherever possible.
1.The Deities were beautiful. The Deities wore gold crowns. The crowns were effulgent. The head pujari dressed the Deities.
The head pujari dressed the Deities quickly.
2.The soccer game was rough. The soccer game was long. The soccer game was exciting. The boys played soccer. The game was the first of the year.
I.Write three compound sentences whose predicates make statements about the same subject. Then rewrite each compound sentence into a simple sentence with a compound predicate.
J.Correctly place punctuation marks and capitalize letters wherever needed.
1.the asrama teacher told his boys to take the following items with them on the class trip sleeping bag two dhotis two kirtas four pairs of socks and a gamcha
2.the village we visited had many temples a radha krsna temple a sita rama temple a laksmi narayana temple and a temple dedicated to ganesh
3.this is the list for the feast potato subji caulflower subji rice dahl eggplant pakoras halvah tomato chuntney kichoris and sweetrice
K.The following sentences are incorrectly capitalized and punctuated. Write these sentences using correct capitalization and punctuation.
2.there were lions tigers bears elephants giraffes water buffalo and many Other Animals in the zoo?
3.In order to be a devotee you must Chant 16 rounds a day and follow the four regulative principles no meat eating no illicet sex no intoxication and no gambling
L.Combine each group of sentences in three different ways: (A) two simple sentences, (B) comma then cunjunction, and (C) semicolon.
1.The sankirtan party went out this morning. The sankirtan party was large. The sankirtan party will distribute books. People will buy the books. Those who buy books will be spiritually benefitted. 2.Every year there is a festival in Mayapur. The festival is to celebrate the appearance of Lord Caitanya. Devotees from all over the world come to Mayapur. They chant the holy names. The dance in the kirtans.