The KISS Grammar Workbooks Return to: The Child's World: Third Reader
The Birds of Killingworth
-- Adapted from Longfellow
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Ex # 1 Finite Verb or Verbal?

1. And they passed a law to have the birds killed.

2. Some birds fluttered, wounded, away from the sight of man.

3. In the fields and gardens hundreds of insects of every kind crawled, finding 

no foe to check them.

4. At last, the farmers grew ashamed of having killed the birds.

5. The birds flew about singing their songs of joy.