Presentation on theme: "9 th Grade. Noun – person, place, thing, or idea Examples: The runner is very fast. The park is very beautiful. My book is heavy. The key to life is happiness."— Presentation transcript:
Common Noun – any noun that is not capitalized Examples: Car Desk Park Man Woman School Statue Sunlight
Proper Noun – a noun that names a specific person, place, thing or idea AND is always capitalized!!!! Examples: Mr. Ybarra Central Catholic High School Statue of Liberty George Washington The White House The Liberty Bell
Abstract Noun – an idea that cannot be perceived by the senses but is still a noun Examples: Liberty Justice Freedom Catholicism Happiness Sadness
Pronoun – takes the place of a noun Examples: I Me He She It You Yours Their They Them
Reflexive/Intensive – always ends in -self or –selves Examples I enjoyed myself at the game. Thomas hit the homerun himself.
Demonstrative – points out a specific thing; there are only 4 of them!!! This, That, These, Those Examples This is the best class!! That is a cool car. I really like these. Are those your books?
Relative Pronoun – begins a subordinate clause (always follows a noun) Who, Which, That Examples: He is the guy who made the winning basket. The car that I like is over there. He really likes the pants which he bought yesterday.
Indefinite – names an indefinite amount of persons, places or things (amount is unknown) Examples: I like all of the people at the party. I like some of the people at the party. I like none of the people at the party. Everyone had a great time. Nobody had a good time. Somebody had a good time.
Verb – shows action or state of being (action/linking) All sentences MUST have a verb Action verbs are things that you can do physically or mentally Linking verbs show state of being Examples: I ran in the park. (action) I am smart. (linking)
Helping Verbs – help an action verb make clearer sense Examples: I will be reading the book tomorrow. I must have that game! Helping verbs are considered part of the main verb, so you must underline the entire verb phrase!!!
Adjective – describes a noun (this is the only thing it does) Examples: He has a fast car. I have a blue house. Her dog is loud.
Adverb – Modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb (most words that end in –ly are adverbs) Examples: He slowly walked down the street. I will leave the country tomorrow. Please step up. Please step down.
Adverbs can tell where, how much, to what extent Examples: He is very smart. (adjective) I walked very slowly to the park. (adverb)
Prepositional Phrase – connects a preposition with a noun (all prepositional phrases must end in a noun called the Object of the Preposition) Examples: I am from St. Louis. He went to the store. She is at home. The dog crawled under the house. Mark ran around the block.
Coordinating – For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So Correlative – (Either, Or) (Neither, Nor) (Not Only, But Also) I went to the dance, and I had a great time. I love music and movies. He went to the game, but his favorite team lost. I love college basketball, so I watch it all the time. I went not only to the mall but also to the restaurant. He will either pass the test or fail the test.