2 Grammar Flip Book: The 8* Parts of Speech Take out four pieces of paper. Let’s make a flip book.1 Noun2 Verb3 Adjective4 Adverb5 Pronoun6 Interjection7 Conjunction8 Preposition*9 Article (back side)
3 Noun (red)A word used to name a person, place, thing, animal, or idea.Examples:William, girl, New York, library, ball, Stanley Cup, dog, lovekick the ball
4 Verb (orange) A word that expresses an action or a state of being. Examples:Action verbs:run, kick, go, think, play, read, stumble, touchHelping verbs:be, am, is, are, was, were, been, do, does, did, have, has, had, can, could, shall, should, will, would, may, might, must, ought, ought tokick the ball have the ball
5 Adjective (yellow) A word used to describe a noun or pronoun. Examples:shiny, dangerous, new, bouncy, green, noisy, colorful, woodencolorful ball
6 Adverb (green)A word that describes and adds information to a verb or a verb phrase. (-ly)Examples:quickly, soon, very, rather, too, almost, only, quietlyquickly kick the ball
7 Pronoun (blue) A word that takes the place of a noun. Examples: he, she, them, him, we, you, us, mine, yours, theirskick the ball to him
8 Interjection (purple) A word that usually occurs alone and expresses emotion.Examples:oh, hello, ah, ouch, phew, yuck, hooray, help, er, um, oopsOuch!
9 Conjunction (brown) A word used to link words and clauses. Examples: and, but, nor, for, or, so, yet, neither, becausebat and ball
10 Preposition (pink)A word that indicates the relationship between two people or things, usually in terms of where they are.Hint: Think of a box. (In the box, Around the box, Through the box)Examples:with, under, on, behind, into, over, acrosskick the ball behind you
11 *Article (gray)A word used with a noun to refer to a specific person (or someone in general) or thing (or something in general).Examples:a, an, thethe ball
12 Parts of speech…putting it all together Here’s an example of a sentence that uses all of the 8* parts of speech.The boy quickly kicked his bouncy ball past a defender, but in his haste he stumbled. Oops!