8 Parts of Speech : 8 Parts of Speech Interactive Power Point
By: Taylor Strauss Main Slide : Main Slide Nouns
Resources QUIT Nouns : Nouns A noun is defined as a person, place, thing, or abstract idea. Examples
Person- Peyton Manning
Thing- a football
Idea- determination QUIT Pronouns : Pronouns QUIT A pronoun can take the place of a noun or another pronoun Examples- he, she, they, it, his, hers, theirs, ours.
Taylor was late to class yesterday.
She was late to class yesterday.
I substituted the noun Taylor with the pronoun she. Adjectives : Adjectives QUIT An adjective describes or modifies a noun or a pronoun. Examples
The muddy dog ran all over the house and ruined my mom’s carpet.
Muddy describes the dog which is a noun. Check out School House Rock-Adjectives!
http://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=143393&title=Grammar_Rock_Adjectives Verbs (Action) : Verbs (Action) QUIT An action verb says something about the subject and expresses an action Examples
I ran to the store.
Ran describes was I did and is an action.
My brother plays football.
Plays describes what my brother does and is also an action. Verbs (Being) : Verbs (Being) QUIT A being verb describes a state of being Examples
She was happy.
Was describes her state of being which was happy. Adverbs : Adverbs QUIT An adverb can modify a verb, adjective, or another adverb. Example
The kids played nicely with one another.
Nicely modifies how the kids were playing. Conjunction : Conjunction QUIT A conjunction links a word, clause, or phrase. Examples
I went to the park and to the movies later.
And combines the two phrases.
We could go to the game or skip the game and hang out with friends.
Or combines two parts of the sentence. Preposition : Preposition QUIT A preposition links nouns, pronouns, and phrases to other parts of the sentence. Example
The book was on the table
On is the preposition linking the table to the rest of the sentence Interjection : Interjection QUIT An interjection is a word added to a sentence to express emotion Ouch! I just stubbed my toe.
Ouch! Adds emotion to the sentence. About Me! : About Me! My name is Taylor Strauss and I’m a junior at GVSU. I’m majoring in Social Studies and a minor in English for Secondary Education. If you have any questions, email me! QUIT Resources : Resources Pictures
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