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1 Parts of Speech Fourth Grade English Ms. Nicole Click to continue

2 Once you have gone through all of the links reset the PowerPoint for the next student! Nouns Verbs Pronouns Adjectives AdverbsNounsVerbsPronounsAdjectivesAdverbs Click for review question

3 Nouns A noun is a person, place, thing or idea. Some examples are… My cousin went to college. My friend is crazy about popcorn. I went to the mall to buy some new shirts. Click to learn some different types of nouns

4 The Breakdown of Nouns Concrete nouns are nouns that name something that you can experience with one of your senses such as sight, hearing, touch, etc. Such as.. My ice melted in the sun. Thunder rattled our windows. Proper nouns are nouns that refer to specific things that have their own names and begin with capital letter. Such as… My friend Kelsey is from Ohio. In 2014 Christmas falls on a Thursday. Return to main menu

5 Verbs A verb is a word used to describe and action. Some examples are.. The doctor wrote the prescription. Alison bought a ticket. She sells necklaces. Click here to learn more about verbs

6 The Breakdown of Verbs Irregular verbs are verbs that have a base and then drift from the normal spelling rules, such as.. I drink when I am thirsty. I am drinking chocolate milk. I have drunk all the tea in the pitcher. I drank my share of water. Action verbs are verbs that specifically describe what the subject of the sentence is doing. Such as.. Sam and Eric ride the bus to school each morning. Do you think it will rain today? Return to main menu

7 Pronouns Pronouns are words that can function by itself as a noun phrase and refers to someone mentioned earlier. Some examples are.. I owe that person money. She and I got into a fight. He broke the door on the way out. Click here to learn more about pronouns.

8 The Breakdown of Pronouns Possessive pronouns are pronouns that show ownership. Such as.. Take her car to the party. That is his locker. That is their parking spot. A reflexive pronoun is a pronoun that is usually used when the object of the sentence is the same as the subject. Such as.. _John pinched himself. The members argued amongst themselves for a long time. We often ask ourselves why we do that. Return to main menu

9 Adjective An adjective is a word or phrase naming an attribute, or it is added to a noun to describe it. Some examples are.. He is as foolish as he is large. She is as bright as her father. He arrived a whole lot sooner than we expected. He is wearing his very finest outfit for his interview. Return to main menu

10 Adverbs An adverb is a word or phrase that modifies and adjective or verb or a word that expresses a relation of place, time, cause, etc. Some examples are.. I really do not care. He literally wrecked his car. I so want to go to the concert. She completely rejected his proposal. Return to main menu

11 Review Question What is an example of a noun? A.MallMall B.As foolish as..As foolish as.. C.WroteWrote

12 Correct! Great job! The mall would be considered a place and is therefore a noun. Click to continue

13 Nice Try! Close, but the phrase “as foolish as” is considered an adjective. Try again. Back to question

14 Nice Try! Close, but the word “wrote” is considered a verb. Try again. Back to question

15 Congratulations! You have completed the lesson on parts of speech. Click on the image below to return to the title slide for the next student.

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