NAME CLASS DATE 2Language Agreement Handbook WORKSHEET 6 Reviewing Agreement of Subject and Verb Exercise A In each of the following sentences, turn the subject by highlighting the © Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company In parentheses that agree with the subject. EXAMPLE 1. Both buildings (what, were designed by I.M Pei. Pei. 1. (Where is it, where are) the hammer or axe? 2. Neither Kenneth nor Geraldine (dance, dance). 3. (Have, have) someone tasted Moussaka and other Greek dishes? 4. This collection of poems (see, see) interesting. 5.

The crowd (was, was) angry at each other. 6. (There are, there are) only twelve students in class. 7. Each of these jackets (cost, cost) too many. 8. Bread and butter are a combination of fattening. 9.

Both meals (see, watch) well. 10. The rash on their hands (is, are) probably poison ivy. 11. Kathy, with her sister, has chickenpox. 12. (Where is he, where are) Malcolm or Maria? 13. Each actor (needs, needs) a different repetition.

14. After their defeat, the team wore (was, were) dark expressions. 15. (Is) Quentin or Bea going to type my paper? 16. A ring of high mountain peaks (circling, encircling) the valley. 17. Jack or Isaac (wake up, wake up) usually before any other. 18. Most of the pieces (features, features) works by Cuban sculptors like Juan Jose Sicre. 19.

(Here are the bulbs for this lamp. 20. Some of the poems in this collection (are, are) by Al Young. 21. The head of the committee, not staff or volunteers, is responsible. 22. Everything you have given me (to do,has, have) is over. 23. (What, were) even some of the well-done poetry readings? 24. Either Armando or Brigit (accompanied, accompanied) Paul on piano. 25. Why (no, not) Janelle or Maria open the cafeteria door? Continue ☞ 20 Language Manual NAME CLASS DATE 2Language Agreement Handbook Identifying agreement with collective subtantives and subjects that follow the verbs WORKSHEET 5 Exercise A In each of the following sentences, you emphasize the correct form or contraction in parentheses.

Example 1. (Here,) the missing part of the engine. 1. (Where is she, where are they) Sara and Julia? 2. Here are (is, are) the girls. 3. There are (east, are) numbers on all rooms to be cleaned. 4. (Here are) a few other parts that need to be numbered. 5.

(Where is it, where are they) this yellow chalk? 6. Where are the clean gasoline and rags? 7.