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1

What does the V stand for in VAASSPS?

Verbs.

For example:

Trying not to wake him, I tiptoed past.

Excited, I leapt out of bed.

2

What does the first A stand for in VAASSPS?

Adjectives.

For example:

Crunchy, orange leaves littered the floor.

3

What does the second A stand for in VAASSPS?

Adverbs.

For example:

Suddenly, a bolt of lightning shot through the sky.

4

What does the P stand for in VAASSPS?

Place phrase.

For example:

Outside, the snow was falling rapidly.

In my heart, I knew it was true.

5

What is VAASSPS?

Different types of openers that can be used in sentences.

6

What does the final S stand for in VAASSPS?

Short sentence.

7

What does the second S stand for in VAASSPS?

Subordinate clause.

8

What does the first S stand for in VAASSPS?

Simile.

For example:

As quick as a flash, the cat lunged for the mouse.