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P ast Participle versus Present Participle (Continued)
 
Lesson 3-37
Prompt:Present and past participles make expressive and colorful adjectives either as one-word adjectives or as participial phrases.
Directions:Do the following: 1) click to select the participle phrases or one-word participles found in the following sentences, and 2) click to select below whether the participle or phrase in the prior sentence is present participle or past participle.
1.The baking bread is fresh from the oven
2.(present participle) (past participle)
3.The aroma, drifting through the house, is delicious.
4.(present participle) (past participle)
5.The small children, exhausted from their play, came inside.
6.(present participle) (past participle)
7.Skilled in the art of baking, she fed the group.
8.(present participle) (past participle)
9.Buttering each slice, the children devoured the bread.
10.(present participle) (past participle)
11.With their heads, covered with woolen hats, they ate and ate.
12.(present participle) (past participle)
13.Interested in the children's meal, I moved forward.
14.(present participle) (past participle)
15.Hoping to receive more bread, the children were good.
16.(present participle) (past participle)
17.The children were asking for more baked bread.
18.(present participle) (past participle)
19.Undaunted by the children's noise, the host patiently baked more bread.
20.(present participle) (past participle)
21.Remembering those special times, she thought of her childhood.
22.(present participle) (past participle)
23.Those special times are the remembered moments.
24.(present participle) (past participle)
25.The children enjoyed a comforting childhood experience.
26.(present participle) (past participle)