Directions: In a separate Word document, identify each of the underlined elem

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Directions: In a separate Word document, identify each of the underlined elements according to both its form and its function. Form refers to word categories (noun, verb, preposition, etc.), names of phrases (prepositional phrase, noun phrase, gerund phrase, etc.), and clauses. Function refers to the specific role the word or word group plays in the sentence: subject, direct object, indirect object, adverbial, etc. 
Example:
I find that eating fruit is a good alternative to eating candy. 
Form: nominal clause Function: direct object

My two      kittens love napping. 

Napping      gives them abundant energy.

Climbing      is their main pastime.

What      they do while I am at work is no small mystery.

Stacy      is planning to read for exams all summer.

To      read all summer long takes patience.

Stacy      is planning to read all her materials during the summer.

Her      uncle thinks that being a teacher would be intellectually stimulating.

Students      occasionally visit their teachers during office hours.

Students      occasionally visit their teachers during office hours.

Students      usually find office visits helpful.

Students      usually find office visits helpful.

Most      teachers believe student success is exciting.

Most      teachers believe student success is exciting.

Beth’s      cousin from Idaho ate with us last evening.

She      wondered if she would see the rest of the family.

Hurrying leads to mistakes.
Hurrying causes mistakes.
Graveyards give many people the creeps.

The man      explained that he had been robbed.

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