Presentation on theme: "By: Hannah Gettings. Definition of pronoun: a word used in place of a noun. Example: She gave him the book. *say for example the names of the people."— Presentation transcript:
Definition of pronoun: a word used in place of a noun. Example: She gave him the book. *say for example the names of the people in the sentence were Catie and Billy… this is how the sentence would look* - Catie gave Billy the book. Interesting facts about pronouns! There are different kinds of pronouns (here are some examples): - Subject pronouns (used as the subject of the sentence): I, you, he, she, it, we, and they. - Object pronouns (used as the object of the sentence): me, you, him, her, it, us, and them.
Definition of an adjective: part of speech that describes a noun or pronoun. Example: I ate a delicious piece of pizza. *delicious describes the pizza*
Definition of an adverb: a word that describes a verb, adjective, or another adverb. Example: She carefully placed the glass on the table. *carefully tells how she placed the glass- how did she place the glass? Carefully* Interesting facts about adverbs! you can use adverbs called intensifiers to add more flare to your sentence (the intensifier is underlined): He ran very quickly. Notice the difference: he didn’t run quickly, he ran very quickly. The word very intensifies quickly. Some other intensifiers are hardly, quite, rather, and almost.
Definition of a conjunction: part of speech that links two parts of a sentence, or two sentences together. Some conjunctions are: and, but, for, nor, or, so, and yet. Example: She and he ate hamburgers. *and links together she and he to form a compound subject* Interesting facts about conjunctions! Conjunctions can be used to connect two sentences, two subjects, or two predicates together.
Definition of a modifier- word, phrase, or clause used to describe something in a sentence. Example: She paced in circles around her room as she tried to think of something to do. *there are three modifiers in this sentence: in circles (prepositional phrase), around her room (prepositional phrase), and as she tried to think of something to do (adverb clause). Interesting facts about modifiers! Modifiers can be adjectives, adjective clauses, adverbs adverb clauses, absolute phrases, infinitive phrases, participle phrases, and prepositional phrases.
Definition of a preposition- a word that indicates location. Example: She set the cake on the table. Interesting facts about prepositions! Here is a list of some common prepositions: At, above, after, amid, about, around, among, by, beside, below, behind, down, during, except, for, in, into, out, outside, on, onto, to, and up. There are many other prepositions, though. These are just some of them.