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1 Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs: Review Working with the parts of speech

2 What are Nouns? They are people, places, things, or ideas There are abstract, concrete, common, proper, collective, compound nouns Identify the nouns in the following sentences: John walked to the store with his brother. John, store, and brother are the nouns Lexis is a very interesting girl. Lexis and girl are the nouns

3 What are Pronouns? Pronouns are words that take the place of nouns and/subjects so that sentences don’t sound so repetitive There are the 1 st person (I, me, my, mine, myself, we, our, us), 2 nd person (you, your, yours), and 3 rd person (he, she, it, him, her, hers, his, its, they, them, their, theirs) pronouns

4 Pronouns Continued There are Demonstrative pronouns: this, that, these, those that point out a specific person, place, or thing Interrogative pronouns: who, whom, whose, which, and what that begin a question Relative pronouns: who, whom, whose, which that tell more about a noun or subject Indirect pronouns: anyone, anybody, you, someone, somebody, everybody, each, others, and more that have no antecedent

5 Pronoun Practice Identify the pronouns in the following sentences: You really should clean up your room. Yes, “you” and “your” are the pronouns When Mr. Victor says that everyone is responsible for their own education, he hopes that his students take this to heart. everyone, their, he, and his are all pronouns

6 What’s a Verb? A verb describes an action or state of being Verbs are used to show what a noun is, has, does, or feels There are action verbs, linking verbs, being verbs, helping verbs to name a few Remember, substitute is or are to figure out if the verb is action or linking

7 Common Being and Helping Verbs Being Verbs: am, is, are, was, were, be, being, been (you can add can, could, might, must, shall should, would, and have with these—might have been) Helping Verbs: is, am, was are, were, be been, do, does, did, has, have, had, may, might, can, should, could, would, shall, will

8 Verb Practice Identify the verbs in the following sentences: Mr. Victor speaks rather loudly. “speaks” is the verb He often moves around his room when he talks. “moves” and “talks” are the verbs If there is something funny, Mr. Victor laughs along with his students. “is” and “laughs” are the verbs

9 Let’s see if you got it Retake the test time so pull out your pencils, sharpen them, and get ready to get 100% on this new test. Should you not get 100%, there will be an alternative assignment to complete to 100% in order to raise your grade to passing for the Nouns, Verbs, and Pronouns section

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