Eight Parts of Speech Nouns Pronouns Adjectives Adverbs Conjunctions Prepositions Verbs Interjections
Word that names A Place A Person A Thing An Idea
Word that expresses An Action A State of Being She is sick. He hits the ball.
Word that can be used as a substitute for a noun Examples: he, him, they, her, someone They are playing volleyball.
Modifies a noun or pronoun Adjectives answer the questions: Which one(s)? those, hers, Sue’s How many? some, none, two, ten What kind? new, blue, smart How do they compare? older, smarter Lauren has a new book.
Answers the questions: He ran quickly. She left yesterday. We went there. Where? It was too hot! To what extent? Modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb How? When?
A word used to connect a noun or pronoun to some other word in the sentence. Above Under Between Down
Conjunction: A word which connects one sentence element to another. And But Or Yet
The interjection is an exclamatory word that expresses emotion Goodness! What a cute baby! Wow! Look at that sunset!