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Parts of Speech: Adjectives Adjectives modify (describe) nouns or pronouns – Examples: (I have a green pen) (They are happy) Tell: Which one? How many? What kind? Include articles (words like a, an, the) Write the following sentences below. Circle the adjectives and underline the nouns they describe. 1. The beautiful stars twinkled in the night sky. 2. That building is a huge skyscraper. 3. I was ashamed that I didn’t pass the difficult test.
Parts of Speech: Adverbs Modifies adjectives (really cute), verbs (extremely fast), and other adverbs (very easily) Tells: How? When? Where? To what extent? Many adverbs end in LY Write the sentences below. Circle the adverbs in each sentence 1. My neighbor’s dog is very friendly. 2. The player politely asked the official a question. 3. My family always celebrates my birthday
Parts of Speech: Prepositions Prepositions show position or direction. Prepositions introduce prepositional phrases (to the store) Words like: across, after, against, around, at, before, below, between, from, in, of, off, since, to, under, until Write the sentences below. Circle the preposition in each sentence. Underline the prepositional phrase. 1. We walked up the stairs. 2. My mom took a walk around the block. 3. The pen fell between our desks.
Parts of Speech: Conjunctions Conjunctions join words, phrases, and clauses. Coordinating conjunctions are known as the FANBOYS Words like: For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So Write the sentences below. Circle the conjunction in each sentence. 1. Rachel and Jennifer went to the mall. 2. Sharon loves to ride roller coasters, but she is scared of heights. 3. Donald ate all of his dinner, so he got to have dessert.
Parts of Speech Write the sentences below. Label the parts of speech in each sentence. 1. Wesley sang joyfully during music class. 2. Madison and Alex are best friends.