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1 Parts of Speech Review (Nouns and Pronouns)

2 Nouns A Noun is a word used to NAME …
People Places Things Ideas students, Ms. Clements, friends, adults. school, Buckhorn High, the park, Heaven. pencil, Kellogg's Frosted Flakes. justice, hunger, jealousy, religion.

3 There is a noun to name every tiny difference in meaning, and it helps your ability to communicate, if you can choose the EXACT noun to convey your PRECISE meaning.

4 Nouns Types of Nouns: Common Proper
are ordinary objects that we see, smell, feel, touch, hear, taste, or sense in some way.  Proper are specific places, things, or people. They require a Capital Letter.

5 Nouns Types of Nouns: Concrete Abstract
names a person, place, thing that can be perceived by one or more of the senses. yogurt, fire, pencil Abstract used to name feelings, qualities or states of being. joy, love, self-control

6 Nouns Types of Nouns: Collective Names a group of people, animals, or
Compound Uses two or more words together to name a person, place, thing, or idea. One word- checkbook Separate- high school Hyphenated- mother-in-law Collective Names a group of people, animals, or things. Flock, cluster, jury

7 Identify the following nouns:
promise pillow group flagpole Tiger Woods kitchen guilt Buddhism cotton Washington Monument post office family jack-in-the-box balloon audience Ms. Clements .

8 SINGULAR means only ONE of something; PLURAL means more than one
SINGULAR means only ONE of something; PLURAL means more than one. Most nouns form their plural by simply adding -s to the singular form BUT, watch out because some little trouble-makers insist on being different.

9 PRONOUNS A Pronoun is a word which can take the place of one or more nouns. Neglecting to match the pronoun to its correct antecedent can lead to confusing results. A pronoun’s antecedent is the word that the pronoun takes the place of.

10 PRONOUNS What is this sentence really saying?
If your children do not like raw carrots, you should boil them for several minutes. What is this sentence really saying?

11 Pronoun/Antecedent Mario borrowed a car from Mr. Jones. He will return it tomorrow. Several of the students eat lunch because they love the lunchroom food. Pony Boy and Soda love pizza. They could eat it everyday.

12 PERSONAL PRONOUNS First Person - is the person speaking
Personal Pronouns - these pronouns refer to PERSONS and there are three classes First Person - is the person speaking Examples include: I, me, my, we, us, our

13 PERSONAL PRONOUNS Second Person - is the person to whom you speak
Examples include: you, your Third Person - is the person being spoken about Examples include: he, she, they, them, him, her; or thing: it

14 PERSONAL PRONOUNS I hope that you can help me with my homework.
He said that they would meet us outside the theater.

15 Reflexive and Intensive Pronouns
A reflexive pronoun refers to the subject of a sentence and functions as a complement or as an object of preposition. Example: Jim Bob wrote a note to himself. An intensive pronoun emphasizes its antecedent. Example: Cattie herself wrote the school paper.

16 Reflexive and Intensive
First Person: Myself, Ourselves Second Person: Yourself, Yourselves Third Person: Himself, Herself, Itself, Themselves

17 Reflexive and Intensive Examples
My little brother can tie his shoes by himself. Carlos himself will perform the song on American Idol. I will continue to commit myself to my homework. Have you ever climbed a mountain yourself?

18 Types of PRONOUNS Possessive Pronouns - are those which indicate possession. Examples include: MY car, YOUR house, OUR holiday, ITS kennel, THEIR decision

19 Demonstrative Pronouns
Demonstrative Pronouns - point out things or persons which are different (they DEMONSTRATE differences) Singular Plural this these that those

20 Demonstrative Pronoun Examples
This is my favorite Carrie Underwood song. The cookies I made today taste better than these.

21 Interrogative Pronouns
An interrogative pronoun introduces a question. What Which Who Whom Whose

22 Interrogative Pronouns
What is the answer to the question? Whose jacket is this? Which one is mine?

23 Relative Pronouns A relative pronoun introduces a subordinate clause.
That, Which, Who, Whom, Whose SUBORDINATE (or dependent) CLAUSE does not express a complete thought and cannot stand by itself as a sentence. that we had collected when he proofread the essay.

24 Relative Pronouns The house that you saw is a historic landmark.
Cher is the woman who is running for mayor.

25 Indefinite Pronouns An indefinite pronoun refers to a person, a place, a thing, or an idea that may or may not be specifically named. All each other most one another Another either much other Any everybody neither several Anybody everyone nobody some Anyone everything none somebody Anything few no one someone Both many nothing something Each more one such

26 Indefinite Pronouns I have packed everything I need for the trip.
Has anyone seen my car keys? Most of the presents are for my cousin Caleb.

27 GRAMMAR WORKBOOK RACE In groups of two or three (on your own paper) do pages 5 and 6. First group done and all correct will win candy.

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