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Type: Multiple-Choice
Category: Sentence Structure
Level: Grade 9
Standards: CCRA.L.1, L.9-10.1, L.9-10.1b
Score: 3
Tags: ELA-Literacy.L.9-10.1.B
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Grade 9 Sentence Structure CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.9-10.1, L.9-10.1b

"If, standing alone on the back doorstep, Tom allowed himself to weep tears, they were tears of anger." - Tom's Midnight Garden

In the quote above, what do the words "standing alone on the back doorstep" represent?
  1. noun phrase
  2. verb phrase
  3. infinitive phrase
  4. participle phrase
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