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The Eight Parts of Speech. 1.NounNoun 2.PronounPronoun 3.AdjectiveAdjective 4.VerbVerb 5.AdverbAdverb 6.ConjunctionConjunction 7.PrepositionPreposition.

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1 The Eight Parts of Speech

2 1.NounNoun 2.PronounPronoun 3.AdjectiveAdjective 4.VerbVerb 5.AdverbAdverb 6.ConjunctionConjunction 7.PrepositionPreposition 8.InterjectionInterjection You can click on each part of speech for a definition and example. However, this is not required as you will come to each page as you progress through the PowerPoint. The 8 Parts of Speech

3 Nouns  People, places, or things  Can be subjects or objects in a sentence Subject Object I me you He/she/they/who him/her/them/whom VERB

4 Practice: Identify the nouns (subjects & objects) 1)One of the cheerleaders on the team is going to the National Cheerleader Competition. 2)Although it may never happen, running in the Austin marathon with Melissa who has been my friend since childhood is a dream come true. 3)My cat, Bunty, is a diva; she growls whenever you try to pick her up.

5 Practice: Identify the nouns (subjects & objects) 1)One of the cheerleaders on the team is going to the National Cheerleader Competition. 2)Although it may never happen, running in the Austin marathon with Melissa who has been my best friend since childhood is a dream come true. 3)My cat, Bunty, is a diva; she growls whenever you try to pick her up.

6  A pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun. Personal pronouns are subjects/objects: I/me; he/him; she/her; they/them; who/whom  Possessive pronouns NEVER take apostrophes: its; hers; theirs; his Move on Go back to Eight Parts of Speech Pronouns

7 Practice: Identity the pronouns and note whether they are subjects or objects or possessives 1)Susan and Nancy went to Sears where she bought her sweater; she took the sweater from Nancy because Susan is older than she. 2)Whoever wants to go swimming should put his or her swimsuit in my car, not hers. 3)You can’t tell me with whom I can be seen; it’s not your life!

8 Practice: Identity the pronouns and note whether they are subjects or objects or possessives 1)Susan and Nancy went to Sears where she bought her sweater; she took the sweater from Nancy because Susan is older than she. 2)Whoever wants to go swimming should put his or her swimsuit in my car, not hers. 3)You can’t tell me with whom I can be seen; it’s not your life!

9  An adjective is a word that describes a noun or pronoun. It tells what kind, how many, or which one.  A compound adjective is made by hyphenating words to form a new one. Move on Go back to Eight Parts of Speech Grammar Rocks Adjective Video Adjectives

10 Practice: correct the following  1. We just adopted a three to four year old dog from the shelter.  2. The poorly-run business went under, which didn’t surprise anyone involved.  3. The twenty five foot drop makes this a particularly dangerous area.

11 Practice: correct the following  1. We just adopted a three- to four- year-old dog from the shelter.  2. The poorly run business went under, which didn’t surprise anyone involved.  3. The twenty-five-foot drop makes this a particularly dangerous area.

12  A verb is the action of the sentence. It shows what someone or something is doing. Action verbs take direct objects.  He hit him. State-of-being verbs take subject complements.  This is she. Move on Go back to Eight Parts of Speech Grammar Rocks Verb Video Verb

13 Practice: pick out the correct form of the verb 1)For murdering his wife, the man was hung/hanged at noon. 2)I’m tired, so I’m going to lie/lay down for a nap. 3)She lay/laid the pencil down. 4)Yesterday, Phillis lay/laid down.

14 Practice: pick out the correct form of the verb 1)For murdering his wife, the man was hanged at noon. 2)I’m tired, so I’m going to lie down for a nap. 3)She laid the pencil down. 4)Yesterday, Phillis lay down.

15 Correct the following: 1)He felt badly. 2)The girl hit who? 3)This is him who ate my pie. 4)Don’t be angry with whomever hit your car because it was clearly an accident.

16 Correct the following: 1)He felt bad. 2)The girl hit whom? 3)This is he who ate my pie. 4)Don’t be angry with whoever hit your car because it was clearly an accident.

17  An adverb describes how the action is performed. They tell how much, how often, when and where something is done.  Adverbs modify adjectives. So, “poorly worn” NOT “poorly-worn.” Move on Go back to Eight Parts of Speech Grammar Rock Adverb Video Adverb

18 Practice 1.He swam good. 2.The tires were badly-worn.

19 Practice 1.He swam well. 2.The tires were badly worn.

20  A conjunction is a word that joins words or word groups together. Coordinating conjunctions are FANBOYS words: for, and, not, but, or, yet, so. Adverbial conjunctions include words such as therefore, however, moreover. Move on Go back to Eight Parts of Speech Grammar Rocks Conjunction Video Conjunctions

21 Practice: identify the coordinating conjunctions and adverbial conjunctions 1)My mother is going to the store, but she is not buying ice cream. 2)My mother is going to the store; however, she is not buying ice cream. 3)However angry I become, I will not yell at my children, nor will I yell at my husband.

22 Practice: identify the coordinating conjunctions and adverbial conjunctions 1)My mother is going to the store, but she is not buying ice cream. 2)My mother is going to the store; however, she is not buying ice cream. 3)However angry I become, I will not yell at my children, nor will I yell at my husband.

23 Conjunctions (cont’d)  Coordinating conjunctions make a sentence DEPENDENT. The cat ate the bird, but the bird ate the bug.  Adverbial conjunctions are neutral: a sentence remains a sentence with or without an adverbial conjunction. The cat ate the bird; however, the bird at the bug.

24 Practice 1.I want to go to the beach, however, it’s too cold outside. 2.I want to go to the beach; but it’s too cold outside. 3.The students are boycotting the cafeteria; so the university is making changes. 4.The students are boycotting, therefore the university is making changes.

25 Practice 1.I want to go to the beach; however, it’s too cold outside. 2.I want to go to the beach, but it’s too cold outside. 3.The students are boycotting the cafeteria, so the university is making changes. 4.The students are boycotting; therefore, the university is making changes.

26  A preposition is a word that shows position or, direction. Some examples are of, to, in, out, under, over, after, out, into, up, down, for, and between (anywhere a squirrel can go).  Prepositions require objects. To Whom It May Concern Ask not for whom the bell tolls. Move on Go back to Eight Parts of Speech Grammar Rocks Preposition Video Preposition


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