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Second Grade Exam Review: Grammar

Name: ____________________________________________

Subjects and Predicates

The subject of a sentence tells who or what the sentence


is about. example: The woman with the green hat ate
lunch.
The predicate of a sentence tells what the subject does or
is. example: The woman with the green hat ate lunch.
Directions: Draw one line under the subject of each sentence. Draw two
lines under the predicate of each sentence.
Example:

The small squirrel scampered across the yard.

1. Three pelicans flew over the beach.


2. The children built a sandcastle.
3. Ben played chess with Alex.
4. Everyone in the stadium watched the game.
5. The microwave beeped.
6. Malcom is a very thoughtful person.
7. The seagulls feathers were white.
8. The moon shines down on the water.
9. The bicycles back tire needed air.
10. Bart, Mike and Jim went bowling.

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Directions: Choose a predicate for each sentence


below from those in the box
1. The police officer
_________________________________________.
2. The boat captain
_________________________________________.
3. The shiny race car
_________________________________________.
4. The garden in our backyard
__________________________________.
5. The boy with the soccer ball
________________________________.

has lots of pretty flowers.!

sailed on the water out to sea.

drove fast through the street.!!

turned on his lights and siren.

scored the first goal.

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Directions: Add a subject to each sentence below.


1. __________________________ was singing a
cheerful song.
2. __________________________ made a squeaking
sound after eating his cheese
3. _________________________ was full of action and
really funny.
4. ________________________ wouldn't eat her
dinner.
5. _______________________ is the best restaurant
town.

Italiannis! !

The girl with the stomache

The little grey mouse! !

The movie The Avengers ! !

My moms pet bird

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Common and Proper Nouns


Determine whether each noun is a common noun or
a proper noun.
If the noun is common, write common noun on
the line.
If the noun is proper, re-write the noun on the line
using correct capitalization.
january

____________________

city

____________________

cumbres

____________________

day

____________________

money

____________________

cereal

____________________

school

____________________

monterrey

____________________

burger

____________________

friday

____________________

pedro

____________________

christmas

____________________

burger king ____________________

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Noun Review
Circle all the nouns. If you circle a noun, write what type
of noun it is in the line provided: person, place, thing,
animal
1. big ______________________________
2. bird ______________________________
3. cookie ____________________________
4. monster ___________________________
5. chair ______________________________
6. sit ________________________________
7. yellow _____________________________
8. crayon _____________________________
9. sing _______________________________
10. milk ______________________________
11. squeeze ___________________________
12. book ______________________________
13. street ______________________________
14. city _______________________________
15. sister ______________________________

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Write an S for singular next to the nouns that refer to


one person, place or thing. Write a P for plural next to
nouns that refer to more than one person, place or thing.
1. computers ____________
2. men _________________
3. hand _________________
4. fingers ________________
5. mice __________________
6. man __________________
7. cow ___________________
8. fox ____________________
9. friend __________________
10. chairs __________________

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Read each sentence below. Choose the correct verb


that agrees with the subject.
1. Billy _______________ to buy a new skateboard.
(want, wants)
2. Those two boys _______________ to buy new
skateboards. (want, wants)
3. Grandpa _______________ a hamburger for
dinner. (cook, cooks)
4. Grandma and Grandpa _______________ dinner
together. (cook, cooks)
5. The dogs _______________ when the mail carrier
comes. (growl, growls)
6. The brown dog _______________ when someone
comes in. (growl, growls)
7. All three computers ______________ when you
turn them on. (beep, beeps)
8. That computer _______________ when you turn
it on. (beep, beeps)
9. The basketball _______________ across the
court. (roll, rolls)
10.Three tennis balls _______________ across the
court. (roll, rolls)

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The verb TO BE.
I am a student.
He is a teacher.
She is a journalist
It is a book.
We are basketball players.
You are my friend.
You are pilots.
They are policemen.

Write in the correct form of the verb TO BE in the


following sentences.
1. It ______________ cloudy today.
2. I ______________ at home now.
3. They _________________ Korean.
4. There _____________ a pen on my desk.
5. My name _____________ Nikita.
6. We ________________ on the same soccer team.
7. That ______________ correct.
8. I ___________ fine, thank you.
9. Clara and Steve ____________ friends.
10. She ______________ an English teacher

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Adjectives that compare


Some adjectives end in -er and -est. These adjectives
compare nouns.
Add -er to most one-syllable adjectives that compare two
things. example: The black cat is smaller than the orange
cat.
Add -est to most one-syllable adjectives that compare
three or more things.
example: Of the three cats, the black one is the smallest.

Choose the correct adjective in parenthesis to complete each


sentence. Write the adjective on the line.
1. Martin is _____________________ than Marcia. (old, older,
oldest)
2. That is a very _____________________ car. (small, smaller,
smallest)
3. Mount Everest is the ________________ mountain in the
world. (high, higher, highest)
4. This is the _____________________ blanket in the house.
(warm, warmer, warmest)
5. Maria is _____________________ than Jan right now.
(happy, happier, happiest)
6. That was the _____________________ sundae I've ever
eaten. (big, bigger, biggest)

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7. Katrina ran even _____________________ than I did. (fast,


faster, fastest)
8. January is the _____________________ month of the year.
(cold, colder, coldest)
9. That is a very _____________________ fishing pole. (long,
longer, longest)
10. Mr. Jones is the _____________________ teacher in the
school. (nice, nicer, nicest)

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Adverbs

An adverb is a word that describes an action


verb.
An adverb can describe how an action happens.
example: Jason quickly read the book.
How did Jason read? Quickly.
An adverb can describe when an action happens.
example: We went to the store yesterday? When did
we go? Yesterday.
An adverb can describe where an action
happens. example: He put the paper here.
Where did he put the paper? Here.

Directions: An action verb is underlined in each


sentence. Circle the adverb that describes the
verb.
1. I carefully glued the last piece onto the
model.
2. Francis played with Tom yesterday.
3. I will visit my friend tomorrow.
4. George, please come here?
5. They swam lazily in the pool

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Adjectives
Circle the adjective in each sentence. Then, tell if the adjective is a number,
size or shape.

1. The giant spaceship landed in my yard.


_________________________
2. An alien with six eyes walked out of the ship.
__________________________
3. It waved its tiny hand in the air.
__________________________
4. The alien said, Earth is round planet just like ours.
___________________________
5. Two rabbits hopped into the yard and scared the
alien.
_____________________________
6. The alien ran back into the square door of the
spaceship and blasted.
_____________________________

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Pronouns
A pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun.
example: John is a mail carrier. John carries a blue bag.
To make the second sentence sound better, you can change the word John to
he.
new sentence: John is a mail carrier. He carries a blue bag. The word he is a
pronoun that takes the place of the word John.

Some common pronouns include:


I, you, he, she, it, we, they

Rewrite each sentence. Change the underlined word


or words to a pronoun.
Sarah made dinner for the whole family.
___________________________________________
___________________________________________
7. Tyler played tag with Miguel and Ramon.
___________________________________________
___________________________________________
8. Suzy went to the movies with her mother.
___________________________________________
___________________________________________

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9.

The house is white and has big windows.


___________________________________________
___________________________________________

10. Jose and I are going to the airport.


___________________________________________
___________________________________________

11. All the students got extra recess for being good.
___________________________________________
___________________________________________

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Second Grade Exam Review: Grammar

Name:
____________________________________________

Plural Nouns that Don't Follow the


Rules

Sometimes you don't add -s or -es to a noun to


make it plural. Read each sentence. Figure out the
plural of the word in parenthesis and write it on the
line. If you need help, look the word up in the
dictionary.
1. Mrs. Jones has two ________________________.
(child)
2. A flock of ________________________ just flew
overhead. (goose)
3. Three ________________________ scurried through
the kitchen. (mouse)
4. Mother cut the sandwich into two
________________________. (half)
5. The dentist hygienist cleaned my
________________________. (tooth)
6. The ________________________ at the bus stop
had umbrellas. (woman)
7. Grandpa sharpened the ________________________
in the kitchen. (knife)
8. My mom bought me new shoes since my

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_____________(foot) were too big for my other


ones.
9. In autumn, we like to play in the ______________
(leaf) that have fallen from the trees.

10. The ________________________ were fixing the


hole in the street. (man)
11. I heard a pack of ________________________ in the
forest. (wolf)