2. Pronouns A word that replaces a noun or nouns Personal pronouns refer to people or things The noun being replaced is called the antecedent Ex: he, she, it, us, them, we, I
3. Adjectives modifies a noun or a pronoun answers the questions –What kind? A red dress –Which one(s)? Those cookies –How many? Seven chocolate cakes –How much? 100 dollars
4. Verbs Show action or state-of-being Action verb – run, walk, lift, taste State-of-being –Linking verb – connects the n. or pn. with an adjective He is smart. She seems hungry. –Helping verb – help the main v. of the sentence We will go to the game.
5. Adverbs a word that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb many adverbs end in - ly. answer any of these four questions: –Where? Turn left. –When? Tomorrow run to the game. –How? She quickly ran to the game. –To what extent? He always complains.
6. Prepositions shows a relationship between a n. or a pn. and another word in the sentence Can the preposition be placed on, under, around, behind, on top, below, inside a spaceship? A preposition always comes at the beginning of a prepositional phrase –He ran behind the train.
7. Conjunctions Words that join words or groups of words Coordinating Conjunctions –FANBOYS = for and nor but or yet so Correlative Conjunctions –Come in pairs Not only…but also Neither…nor Either…or
8. Interjections Word that expresses strong feeling or emotion Usually at the beginning of a sentence Can interrupt a thought Wow, hey, no, yes, great, woops, ugh
Mr. Stille always gives us homework over the weekend. A. B. C. D. Which word in this sentence is an adverb? A.Mr. Stille B.always C.homework D.over
Mr. Stille always gives us homework over the weekend. What part of speech is the word always? A.Noun B.Pronoun C.Adjective D.Verb E.Adverb F.Preposition G.Conjunction H.Interjection