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Parts of Speech Rev.

TermDefinition
noun a word that names or refers to a person, place, thing, or idea
pronoun a word that takes the place of a noun or another pronoun
verb a word that shows action, condition, or a state of being
adjective a word that describes a noun or a pronoun
adverb a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or another adverb
SUBJECT & PREDICATE What are the TWO parts of a sentence?
(') used for possessive nouns & contractions What is an apostrophe and what is it used for?
A statement or declarative sentence A sentence that explains or tells what someone or something does. It ends with a period (.)
An interrogative sentence or a question A sentence that ask something. It ends with a question mark (?)
An exclamatory sentence A sentence that shows strong feelings, such as surprise, excitement, or fear. It ends with an exclamation point (!)
An imperative sentence or a command A sentence that tells someone to do something. It ends with either a period ( . )or an exclamation point (!)
declarative, interrogative, exclamatory, and imperative What are 4 different kinds of sentences
common noun It is a word that names any person, place or thing.
proper noun It is a word that names a specific person, place or thing. Proper nouns are always capitalized.
simple predicate verb; what is happening in the sentence
simple subject who or what the sentence is about
helping verb help a main verb to name an action
action verb shows action
linking verb links the sentence together
possessive pronouns shows ownership: mine, ours, theirs, his, hers, its
collective nouns examples herd, flock, school, pack, litter
adverb examples sadly, madly, soon, tomarrow
adjective examples funny, green, good, cool
linking verb examples Is, was, am, been, have, has
action verb examples jump, run, sleep, fly, scream
proper noun examples McDonalds, Wal-mart, Sally, Gaylesville, Mr. Hays
common noun examples shoe, playground, chalk, motorcycle, game
contraction Read the sentence and tell whether the word with the apostrophe is a contraction or possessive noun: I'll arrive later this afternoon.
possessive Read the sentence and tell whether the word with the apostrophe is a contraction or possessive noun: Sarah's pencil tip is broken.
possessive Read the sentence and tell whether the word with the apostrophe is a contraction or possessive noun: The dog's bowl is filled with water.
contraction Read the sentence and tell whether the word with the apostrophe is a contraction or possessive noun: It's a beautiful day.
contraction Read the sentence and tell whether the word with the apostrophe is a contraction or possessive noun: What's the matter?
possessive Read the sentence and tell whether the word with the apostrophe is a contraction or possessive noun: The children's ball rolled away.
contraction Read the sentence and tell whether the word with the apostrophe is a contraction or possessive noun: Jim said he's been to China.
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