NOUN PERSON PLACE THING Examples: girl, boy, car, school, teacher, college, dog, parade
COMMON NOUN VS PROPER NOUN Common Noun- “plain old noun” Example: girl Proper Noun- a SPECIFIC noun Example: Mary
PRONOUN Takes the place of a NOUN Remember ProNOUN takes the place of a NOUN! Examples: He, she, it, they, them, her, him… Mary put her necklace in the box.
VERB Expresses an action Ask “what are they doing?” or “what did they do?” Example: The boy ran down the football field.
ADVERB Modifies or describes a verb, an adjective, or another verb. Think adVERB modifies a VERB Look for words that end in –ly!! Questions: When, where, how, why, under what conditions… Example: The girl quickly disappeared.
PREPOSITION A word placed before a noun or pronoun to make a phrase that modifies another word in the sentence Example: The girl read her book by the tree.
CONJUNCTION A word that joins words, phrases, or clauses Examples: And, but, or, while, because
INTERJECTION A word used to express emotion Examples: Oh! Wow! Oops!