1. Place parentheses ( ) around each prepositional phrase.
2. Underline verbs twice, their subjects once, and label complements (PA, PN, IO, or DO).
3. Place brackets [ ] around each subordinate clause that functions as a direct object and write "DO" over the opening bracket.
4. Place a vertical line after each main clause.
5. Label each interjection ("Inj"), each noun used as an adverb ("NuA"), and each example of direct address ("DirA").
1. I wish to hatch my own eggs.
2. She tried to hide her eggs.
3. He promised to take great care of her nest.
4. Mrs. Puddle-duck was trying to find a convenient dry nesting-place.
5. She began to waddle about in search of a convenient dry nesting-place.
6. Jemima intended to begin to sit next day.