e7 - The verbs – The DO and HAVE DO Do Verbs Do Rules Use...

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Unformatted text preview: The verbs – The DO and HAVE DO Do Verbs Do Rules Use does with the pronouns he, she, and it, or whenever you mean only one person or thing. Use do with the pronouns I, you, they and we, or whenever you mean more than one person or thing. Singular Singular Nouns or Pronouns He Billy it Verbs Sentences does/ doesn't does/ doesn't does/ doesn't He does his chores before going hunting. Billy doesn't like to stop hunting long enough to eat dinner. It doesn't take long to catch three coons. Plural Plural Nouns or Pronouns Hounds We I Verbs do/ don't do/ don't do/ don't Sentences Hounds don't bellow unless they have treed a coon. We do our hunting at night. I do the cooking over a hot fire. Write do or does to complete the do does sentence. We _________ know that hounds We _________ know that hounds have a good sense of smell. We do know that hounds have a We good sense of smell. Write do or does to complete the do does sentence. Wind _____ blow more in the river Wind _____ blow more in the river bottom. Wind does blow more in the river Wind bottom. Write doesn't or don't to complete doesn't don't the sentence. By late evening the happy tune By late evening the happy tune _______sound happy. By late evening the happy tune By late evening the happy tune doesn’t sound happy. Write doesn't or don't to complete doesn't don't the sentence. I ______ think I can cut it down. I ______ think I can cut it down. I don’t think I can cut it down. I Have Verbs Have Rules Use has with the pronouns he, she, and it, or whenever you mean only one person or thing. Use have with the pronouns I, you, they and we, or whenever you mean more than one person or thing. Singular Singular Nouns or Pronouns Verbs Sentences He has/ hasn't He hasn't been here all night. Billy It has/ Billy has to carry a hasn't lantern. has/ hasn't It has a bright flame that helps Billy see. Plural Plural Nouns or Pronouns Hounds We You I Verbs have/ haven't have/ haven't have/ haven't have/ haven't Sentences Hounds have a good sense of smell. We haven't seen this many coon pelts since we were little. You have to skin the coon, and dry the pelt. I have to sell the pelts at Grandpa's store. Write has or have to complete the has have sentence. I ______ tracked coons in the rain, I ______ tracked coons in the rain, snow, and hail. I have tracked coons in the rain, I snow, and hail. Write has or have to complete the has have sentence. Mama _______ a special dinner Mama _______ a special dinner planned for Billy. Mama has a special dinner Mama planned for Billy. Write hasn't or haven't to hasn't haven't complete the sentence. A gust of wind ________ been A gust of wind ________ been through the valley all day. A gust of wind hasn’t been through A gust of wind the valley all day. Write hasn't or haven't to hasn't haven't complete the sentence. The blisters ______ broken open. The blisters ______ broken open. The blisters haven’t broken open. The blisters Practice – Number your paper from 1 to 15. Write the correct answer for each of the following items. for 1. Hounds (do, does) hunt best during cool fall nights. 2. (Do, Does) you know that Billy is 2. (Do, Does) you know that Billy is a brave young man? 3. The barking (do, does) sound far 3. The barking (do, does) sound far away. 4. You (doesn’t, don’t) have to stay 4. You (doesn’t, don’t) have to stay out here all day chopping. 5. I (doesn’t, don’t) want to give 5. I (doesn’t, don’t) want to give up, Grandpa. 6. "No, he (doesn’t, don’t) ," 6. "No, he (doesn’t, don’t) ," Grandpa said. 7. There (has, have) never been a 7. There (has, have) never been a more beautiful night. 8. You (has, have) to leave the 8. You (has, have) to leave the tree. 9. Raccoons (has, have) many 9. Raccoons (has, have) many tricks to escape from their captors. 10. You (hasn’t, haven’t) seen Little 10. You (hasn’t, haven’t) seen Little Ann or Old Dan. 11. The ax (hasn’t, haven’t) left 11. The ax (hasn’t, haven’t) left Billy's hands all day. 12. The trouble (hasn’t, haven’t) 12. The trouble (hasn’t, haven’t) stopped Billy from trying. 13. Which sentence in the paragraph below contains a mistake? below (1) Redbone coonhounds are a medium sized dog. (2) Their coats are a deep red color. (3) They has brown to hazel eyes. (4) Their ears are low and reach nearly to the end of their noses. 14. Which sentence in the paragraph below contains a mistake? below (1) Redbones have a deep broad chest and a strong slightly arched back. (2)Their feet has cat­like paws. (3)The medium length tail is slightly bushy. 15. Which sentence in the paragraph below contains a mistake? below (1) Redbones are agile which help them when hunting in steep, rocky areas. (2) Redbones enjoy swimming. (3) They has a natural instinct for hunting. 15. Which sentence in the paragraph below contains a mistake? below (1) Most Redbones are used for coon hunting, but they does track bear, cougar, and bobcats. (2) Most hunters prefer to hunt with a pack of Redbones instead of a single dog. ...
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