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There are 8 parts of speech. They are easy to remember if you remember them in pairs: Noun and Verb (two main parts of a sentence) Adjective and Adverb.

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2 There are 8 parts of speech. They are easy to remember if you remember them in pairs: Noun and Verb (two main parts of a sentence) Adjective and Adverb (both describe and begin withA) Pronoun and Preposition (both begin with P) Conjunction and Interjection (the lease commonly used, both end in ction)

3 A Person, Place, Thing or Idea. Example: friend, love, mansion, courage, extinction, foot, hamster, time, Paris, school, book, teacher, ability. Complete the sentence below by filling in the blanks with nouns. ______, ______ went to ______ to try to find ______ that would be suitable for his _____ which was coming up in _____ and would take place at ______.

4 Words that replace nouns. Every noun you can think of can be replaced with a more general pronoun Examples NounsPronouns girlshe, her, someone, somebody friendsthem, they, some, their houseit, that Ms. Shopeme, my, mine, she, her, I courageit, something studentit, him, his, her, each, she Jane went to the beach but _____ was too cold so _____ went back home and called _____ friend Tom. _____ was watching _____ favorite TV show. Jane decided _____ would go over and watch _____ with _____.

5 Action words; forms of to be. The Verb tells what the subject is doing. Example: 1. 1.Mike ran around the backstop Maria sold her favorite book They helped the woman across the street I am happy She is in the attic We went to the store to buy apples Earl Warren won the game on Friday. After _____ for hours, the fisherman finally ____ a tug on his line. He _____ and ____ and finally _____ the large fish. He then _____ the fish while he _____.

6 Words that describe (modify) nouns or pronouns. Add adjectives below: 1. 1.The ________ boy won the contest She is ________ whenever she is at school _____ is the best way to describe homework We ate a _____ meal before going to the concert Yesterday was the _____ day of my life. Can you think of 5 adjective to describe yourself?

7 Words that describe (modify) verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs. They usually answer how, when or to what degree. They often end in ly. slowlyperfectly veryyesterday gentlyexpertly reallynever toobriefly notseriously

8 Words that show position or direction. (Everywhere a squirrel can be in relation to a log!) OnUnderWithinOfAroundNearToForDuring UponInsideBelow Next To Aside

9 Words that connect other words, phrases or clauses. F or A nd N or B ut OrOrOrOr Y et SoSoSoSo Neither…NorEither…Or Not Only… But Also

10 Words of strong emotion. (Usually followed by an exclamation point. Hey!Wow!Oops!Well,Whoops!


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