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1 Eight Parts of Speech

2 Nouns Pronouns Verbs Adjectives Adverbs Prepositions Conjunctions Interjections

3 Nouns A noun is a word that names a person, place, thing, and idea

4 Types of Nouns Common noun is a general name for a person, place, thing, or idea. Common nouns usually are not capitalized. Proper noun is the name of a particular person, place, thing, or idea. Proper nouns are always capitalized. Concrete nouns name an object that can be seen, heard, smelled, touched, or tasted. Abstract nouns name ideas, qualities, or states (feelings). Singular nouns name one person, place, thing, or idea. Plural nouns name more than one person, place, thing, or idea. Collective nouns refer to a group of people or things. Compound nouns are made up of two or more words; they may be written as one word, as separate words, or as hyphenated words. Possessive nouns show ownership or relationship.

5 Identify the types of nouns
Common __________ Proper __________ Concrete __________ Abstract _________ Singular _________ Plural __________ Collective _________ Compound _________ Possessive __________ Blount crowd boys pizza love woman’s mother-in-law a book

6 Pronouns A pronoun is a word that replaces a noun or another pronoun

7 Types of Pronouns Personal pronouns replace nouns
I, me, we, us, you, he, him, she, her, it, they, them Possessive pronouns show ownership or relationship my, mine, our, ours, your, yours, his, her, hers, its, their, theirs Indefinite pronouns do not refer to specific nouns another, anybody, few, both, all, some

8 Verbs A verb expresses an action, condition, or state of being
There are two main types of nouns: Action verbs express action. The action can be physical or mental. Linking verbs link the subject of a sentence to a word in the predicate.

9 Identify the Verbs Mark, Luisa, and Djuana formed a group.
I am looking forward to Christmas. She is looking in the mirror. Stop talking so much! I hope we don’t get caught in the rain.

10 Adjectives An adjective modifies or limits the meaning of a noun or pronoun Adjectives tell what kind, which one, how many, or how much

11 Using adjectives, complete the sentences
On ______ summer days I enjoy going to the pool. (what kind) There were ________ people in line for the new Jordan's. (how many) I bought a _______ dress for the wedding. (what kind) _________ baby is so ________. (which one, what kind) I have ________ dollars left. (how many)

12 Adverbs An adverb modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb
An adverb tells us where, when, how, and to what extent Many adverbs are formed by adding –ly to adjectives

13 Using adverbs, complete the sentences
Please sit _______. (where) I ran _________ down the hall so I would not be late. (how) ___________ I went to the mall. (when) I am __________ tired. (to what extent)

14 Prepositions A preposition shows the relationship between a noun or a pronoun and another word in a sentence

15 Conjunctions A conjunction connects words or groups of words
And, but, yet, or, nor

16 OUCH! WOW! YES! Interjections
An interjection is a word or a phrase used to express emotion OUCH! WOW! YES!

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