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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Phrases and Clauses Questions

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Grade 8 Phrases and Clauses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.8.1, L.8.1a
Which sentence has an infinitive phrase?
  1. He wanted beans.
  2. They went to study math.
  3. She went to the market.
  4. They ran from the park.
Grade 8 Phrases and Clauses
Grade 8 Phrases and Clauses
Which sentence contains a misplaced modifier?
  1. While on its way to Jupiter, the Starship Enterprise flew through a powerful dust storm.
  2. The spaceship will orbit Jupiter for six months.
  3. The spaceship's warriors battled the Klingon Empire for many years.
  4. The grateful soldier relaxed after years of battle in his living room.
Grade 8 Phrases and Clauses
Which sentence contains a misplaced modifier?
  1. The battery in my car died.
  2. The man in the brown suit ran toward the taxi.
  3. The man in the drawer found his handkerchief.
  4. The mouse was caught in the trap.
Grade 8 Phrases and Clauses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.8.1, L.8.1a
Which one of the following sentences uses a participial phrase correctly?
  1. Washed with my clothes, my cellphone no longer worked.
  2. When I washed my cellphone with my clothes it no longer worked.
  3. My cellphone no longer worked, washed with my clothes.
Grade 8 Phrases and Clauses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.8.1, L.8.1a
Which of the following sentences uses a participial phrase correctly?
  1. Grazing on the grass, the women observed the cows.
  2. The women watched the cows, grazing on the grass.
  3. Observed the cows grazing on the grass, the women.
Grade 8 Phrases and Clauses
What change should be made to the sentence below?

Having been thrown in the air, the cat caught the mouse.
  1. Having thrown it in the air, the cat ate a mouse.
  2. After throwing the mouse in the air, the cat caught it.
  3. The cat ate the mouse having been thrown in the air.
  4. While the cat is in the air the mouse ate it.
Grade 8 Phrases and Clauses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.8.1, L.8.1a
Which sentence has a gerund phrase?
  1. I love eating blueberries.
  2. I love to eat blueberries.
  3. I love blueberries.
  4. I love it when blueberries are good.
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