All Yeargroups – 28/03/17

Due: (30/03 – Y9) 31/03 (Issued: 28/03)

Title: Wordclasses

Identify all wordclasses for the sentences below

  • Use a dictionary or the Internet: type “<the word> define” into Google.


  1. ‘Do you bite your thumb at us, sir?’
  1. ‘My lips, two blushing pilgrims, read stand/ To smooth that rough touch with a tender kiss.’
  1. ‘Unsinkable, absolutely unsinkable’
  1. ‘This is Gerald Croft, the son of Sir George Croft’
  1. ‘There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humour.’
  1. ‘What! Would you so soon put out, with worldly hands, the light I give?’
  1. ‘Cannon in front of them/ Volleyed and thundered’
  1. ‘Into the mouth of hell/ Rode the six hundred.’
  1. ‘The hand that mocked them, and the heart that fed’
  1. ‘Round the decay/ Of that colossal Wreck, boundless and bare/ The lone and level sands stretch far away’