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.18. The legendary actors Brando, Harrison, and Tandy also appeared on Broadway.19. In these years, a happier time, the musical theater flourished.20. This time, a brief half-dozen years, reflected grown in the American theater.83
Appositive Phrases Worksheet #5Directions: Underline the appositive or appositive phrases in each of the following sentences. Circle the noun or pronoun that is modified or expanded. 1. “Her Royal Deepness,” Dr. Sylvia Earle, an intrepid adventurer and an eminent scientist, was appointed in 1990 to head the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, a branch of the Department of Commerce.2. Dr. Earle, the first woman head of NOAA, has published two books and more than seventy articles on environmental subjects.3. The first explorer of the ocean 1,250 feet underwater without a tether to the surface, she has set many records for deep-sea dives.4. One of three children, Dr. Earle was raised in New Jersey on a farm with many animals.5. Then her family moved to Dunedin, a small town in Florida.6. There the teenager, an excellent student, studied hard and examined the plants and animals in the warm waters of the nearby Gulf of Mexico.7. In the sixties, Earle, then a graduate student at Duke University, was one of the first users of the new invention, scuba equipment.8. Dr. Earle’s first expedition, a major one, was to the India Ocean with the National Science Foundation.9. Since then, Dr. Earle, a veteran of nearly six thousand hours underwater, has taken many more research trips to remote spots in all of the world’s oceans.10. According to Dr. Earle, human beings, people like you and me, are destroying the ecosystem and are its only possible saviors.11. People need to help save the oceans of the planet, the last refuge of many species of animals.12. Marine mammals, species of whales and dolphins, are dying in increasing numbers.13. The blue whale, a plant-feeder, is often poisoned by poor water conditions.14. Seals and otters, marine mammals, are also affected when land conditions are poor.15. Oceans may be saved by organizations like Green Peace, a group that saves the environment.84
Appositive Phrases Worksheet #6Directions: Write original sentences using the prompts given below.1. Use a new office building as an appositive phrase.________________________________________________________________________2. Add an appositive to the first president of the United States.________________________________________________________________________3. Use a local newspaperas a nonessential appositive phrase.________________________________________________________________________4. Add an essential appositive phrase to my friends.________________________________________________________________________5. Add a small, congenial manas the appositive to the object of a preposition.________________________________________________________________________6. Add an appositive to my favorite teacher.________________________________________________________________________7. Add my sisteras an appositive phrase.________________________________________________________________________8. Add the school building as a nonessential appositive phrase.________________________________________________________________________9. Add an appositive phrase to the swim team.________________________________________________________________________10. Use my new puppyas an appositive phrase.