Chapter 1
THE PARTS OF SPEECH
conjunction verb preposition adverb interjection adjective
Please fill in the blanks using the correct part of speech list...
WHAT IS A VERB ?
A verb expresses an
action, a condition
or a state of being.
LINKING VERBS
Forms of
Verb to BE
Verbs that express
conditions
is, am are, was, were, been,
being…
look, smell, feel, sou...
AUXILIARY VERBS
AND VERB PHRASES
Auxiliary verbs or helping verbs, are
combined with other verbs to form
verb phrases.
Sma...
Underline each verb or verb phrase and identify it as linking or action.
Circle the auxiliary verbs.
1. Like everyone else...
Underline each verb or verb phrase and identify it as linking or action.
Circle the auxiliary verbs.
1. Like everyone else...
WHAT IS AN ADJECTIVE?
An adjective modifies or limits the
meaning of a noun or pronoun.
It answers the question
•WHAT KIND...
Underline each adjective in these sentences and circle the word it
modifies.
1. An enjoyable way to travel in a new countr...
Underline each adjective in these sentences and circle the word it
modifies.
1. An enjoyable way to travel in a new countr...
WHAT IS AN ADVERB?
An adverb modifies a verb, an
adjective or another adverb.
Mike scrambled quickly from the icy pond.
MO...
An adverb answers the question
•WHERE (here, downstairs)
•WHEN (yesterday, never)
•HOW(slowly, well)
•TO WHAT EXTENT(almos...
Underline each adverb in these sentences.
1. Quite often, when we travel anywhere, we go to water parks.
2. We have slid c...
Underline each adverb in these sentences.
1. Quite often, when we travel anywhere, we go to water parks.
2. We have slid c...
WHAT IS A PREPOSITION?
A preposition shows the relationship
between a noun or pronoun and
another word or sentence.
COMMON...
A preposition that consists of more
than one word are called compound
prepositions.
Because of his heavy pack, Luis had tr...
Circle the prepositions.
1. Some organizations plan trips for students, combining
education, service and adventure.
2. The...
Circle the prepositions.
1. Some organizations plan trips for students, combining
education, service and adventure.
2. The...
WHAT IS A CONJUNCTION?
A conjunction connects words or
groups of words.
Coordinating conjunctions connect
words or groups of words of equal
importance in a sentence.
Claudia and Peter visited th...
Correlative conjunctions are word
pairs that serve to join words or
groups of words.
Neither Claudia nor Peter had been to...
Underline the conjunctions and conjunctive adverbs in the sentences.
1. Many people visit Mexico or Central America to see...
Underline the conjunctions and conjunctive adverbs in the sentences.
1. Many people visit Mexico or Central America to see...
WHAT IS AN INTERJECTION?
An interjection is a word or phrase that
expresses a feeling. A strong interjection
is followed b...
Underline the interjections in these sentences.
1. Here we are in Chicago, and wow, is it cold!
2. Hey, is it always this ...
Underline the interjections in these sentences.
1. Here we are in Chicago, and wow, is it cold!
2. Hey, is it always this ...
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  1. 1. Chapter 1 THE PARTS OF SPEECH
  2. 2. conjunction verb preposition adverb interjection adjective Please fill in the blanks using the correct part of speech listed at the bottom.
  3. 3. WHAT IS A VERB ? A verb expresses an action, a condition or a state of being.
  4. 4. LINKING VERBS Forms of Verb to BE Verbs that express conditions is, am are, was, were, been, being… look, smell, feel, sound, taste, appear, seem… Some verbs can be either action or linking verbs. Uncle Lou smelled skunks. They smelled awful. Dad tasted the fresh water. It tasted wonderful. ACTION LINKINGACTION LINKING
  5. 5. AUXILIARY VERBS AND VERB PHRASES Auxiliary verbs or helping verbs, are combined with other verbs to form verb phrases. Small wood pieces are crackling in the fire. Our muscles will be sore from chopping wood. AUXILIARY AUXILIARY
  6. 6. Underline each verb or verb phrase and identify it as linking or action. Circle the auxiliary verbs. 1. Like everyone else, travelers with disabilities want fun vacations. 2. With a wide range of accessibility features available, travel seems easy. 3. Wheelchair travelers can choose rental cars with hand controls. 4. A tour to Nepal has featured a ride on an elephant’s back through Royal Chitwan National Park. VERBS
  7. 7. Underline each verb or verb phrase and identify it as linking or action. Circle the auxiliary verbs. 1. Like everyone else, travelers with disabilities want fun vacations. A 2. With a wide range of accessibility features available, travel seems easy. L 3. Wheelchair travelers can choose rental cars with hand controls. A 4. A tour to Nepal has featured a ride on an elephant’s back through Royal Chitwan National Park. A VERBS
  8. 8. WHAT IS AN ADJECTIVE? An adjective modifies or limits the meaning of a noun or pronoun. It answers the question •WHAT KIND (fast) •WHICH ONE (this) •HOW MANY(four) •HOW MUCH(enough).
  9. 9. Underline each adjective in these sentences and circle the word it modifies. 1. An enjoyable way to travel in a new country is on a horse. 2. In Jamaica, formerly a British colony, polo is popular among English immigrants. 3. To exercise polo ponies in the hot country, trainers let them swim in deep water. 4. My very competitive pony swam up between two other ponies. ADJECTIVES
  10. 10. Underline each adjective in these sentences and circle the word it modifies. 1. An enjoyable way to travel in a new country is on a horse. 2. In Jamaica, formerly a British colony, polo is popular among English immigrants. 3. To exercise polo ponies in the hot country, trainers let them swim in deep water. 4. My very competitive pony swam up between two other ponies. ADJECTIVES
  11. 11. WHAT IS AN ADVERB? An adverb modifies a verb, an adjective or another adverb. Mike scrambled quickly from the icy pond. MODIFIES VERB He was extremely cold. MODIFIES ADJECTIVE He had fallen into the pond quite accidentally. MODIFIES ADVERB
  12. 12. An adverb answers the question •WHERE (here, downstairs) •WHEN (yesterday, never) •HOW(slowly, well) •TO WHAT EXTENT(almost, somewhat) ADVERBS
  13. 13. Underline each adverb in these sentences. 1. Quite often, when we travel anywhere, we go to water parks. 2. We have slid crazily down water slides at the Wisconsin Dells. 3. At the top of a slide, you sit carefully on a mat and nervously grip its edges. 4. Immediately, you start whizzing down, careening nearly uncontrollably from side to side. ADVERBS
  14. 14. Underline each adverb in these sentences. 1. Quite often, when we travel anywhere, we go to water parks. 2. We have slid crazily down water slides at the Wisconsin Dells. 3. At the top of a slide, you sit carefully on a mat and nervously grip its edges. 4. Immediately, you start whizzing down, careening nearly uncontrollably from side to side. ADVERBS
  15. 15. WHAT IS A PREPOSITION? A preposition shows the relationship between a noun or pronoun and another word or sentence. COMMONLY USED PREPOSITIONS at about before by rather down for out of Luis traveled to Guatemala with other teens.
  16. 16. A preposition that consists of more than one word are called compound prepositions. Because of his heavy pack, Luis had trouble hiking. COMMONLY USED COMPOUND PREPOSITIONS aside from according to out of by means of in addition to in place of in front of in spite of instead of on account of because of prior to PREPOSITIONS
  17. 17. Circle the prepositions. 1. Some organizations plan trips for students, combining education, service and adventure. 2. These trips offer young people special opportunities in other countries. 3. These teens visit small villages instead of tourist attractions. 4. Sometimes they work with local teenagers on projects. PREPOSITIONS
  18. 18. Circle the prepositions. 1. Some organizations plan trips for students, combining education, service and adventure. 2. These trips offer young people special opportunities in other countries. 3. These teens visit small villages instead of tourist attractions. 4. Sometimes they work with local teenagers on projects. PREPOSITIONS
  19. 19. WHAT IS A CONJUNCTION? A conjunction connects words or groups of words.
  20. 20. Coordinating conjunctions connect words or groups of words of equal importance in a sentence. Claudia and Peter visited the Yucatan Peninsula, but they stayed only a few days. COORDINATING CONJUNCTIONS nor and or but yet so for CONJUNTIONS
  21. 21. Correlative conjunctions are word pairs that serve to join words or groups of words. Neither Claudia nor Peter had been to Mexico before. They found it not only beautiful but also rich in history. CORRELATIVE CONJUNCTIONS Both…and neither…nor whether…or not only… either…or but also CONJUNCTIONS
  22. 22. Underline the conjunctions and conjunctive adverbs in the sentences. 1. Many people visit Mexico or Central America to see the remains of the Mayan civilization. 2. The Mayan culture fascinates visitors because the Mayans achieved so much. 3. Mayans not only created a written language but also built many large pyramids. 4. Beneath the slab, Ruz and his helpers found a stairway leading into the pyramid; however, it was filled with rubble. CONJUNCTIONS
  23. 23. Underline the conjunctions and conjunctive adverbs in the sentences. 1. Many people visit Mexico or Central America to see the remains of the Mayan civilization. 2. The Mayan culture fascinates visitors because the Mayans achieved so much. 3. Mayans not only created a written language but also built many large pyramids. 4. Beneath the slab, Ruz and his helpers found a stairway leading into the pyramid; however, it was filled with rubble. CONJUNCTIONS
  24. 24. WHAT IS AN INTERJECTION? An interjection is a word or phrase that expresses a feeling. A strong interjection is followed by an exclamation point. A mild interjection is set off with commas. Yikes ! Have you ever seen such a tall building? Well, no, I guess I haven’t.
  25. 25. Underline the interjections in these sentences. 1. Here we are in Chicago, and wow, is it cold! 2. Hey, is it always this cold here in the winter? 3. Oh, no! You left your gloves in the hotel room? 4. Well, we can always get you another pair. 5. Brrr! Better hurry; it’s about to snow. INTERJECTIONS
  26. 26. Underline the interjections in these sentences. 1. Here we are in Chicago, and wow, is it cold! 2. Hey, is it always this cold here in the winter? 3. Oh, no! You left your gloves in the hotel room? 4. Well, we can always get you another pair. 5. Brrr! Better hurry; it’s about to snow. INTERJECTIONS

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