Presentation on theme: "Take notes on your handout"— Presentation transcript:
1 Take notes on your handout Parts of Speech ReviewTake notes on your handout
2 Nouns Nouns : Persons, places, things or ideas. Example: girls, school building, blanket, and thoughtsProper nouns: Must be capitalized, naming very specific persons, places, things or ideas.Example: Maya Angelou, Boston, Verizon, etc.
3 Adjectives Adjectives: Describe nouns. They also answer one of 3 questions: How many? Which one? What kind?Example: colorful skateboard, fascinating teacher, creative presentation
4 VERBS Verbs: Describe actions. There are 3 different kinds Action Verbs: running, pass, catchLinking verbs connect ideas: any form of “to be” (am, is, are)Adverbs: Describe verbs, adverbs or adjectives. For example: She ran quickly. He is extremely intelligent.
5 Pronouns and Prepositions Pronouns: Replace nounsExample: him, her, it, etc.Prepositions: shows relationship of a noun or pronoun to another word in the sentenceExample: over, under, through, around, beside
6 Conjunctions and Interjections Conjunctions: join words or groups of wordsExample: and, or, for, nor, butInterjections: exclamatory word that shows emotionExample: Ouch! Hey!