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The Parts of Speech

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The Parts of Speech

  1. 1. The Parts of Speech<br />Mrs. Wolter's 6th Grade Class<br />
  2. 2. PARTS OF SPEECH<br />There are eight parts of speech<br />
  3. 3. Nouns<br />Here are more examples:<br /> <br /> <br /><ul><li>doctor</li></ul> <br /> <br /> <br /><ul><li>book</li></ul> <br /> <br /> <br /><ul><li>forest</li></ul> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /><ul><li>phone</li></ul>Words that name:<br /> <br />A Person - mother<br /> <br /> <br />A Place - house<br /> <br /> <br />A Thing -  cat<br />  <br /> <br /> An Idea- love<br />
  4. 4. TYPES OF NOUNS<br />Common Nouns<br />   boy<br />   girl<br />Proper Nouns<br />   John<br />   Mary<br />Singular Possessive<br />   boy’s<br />   girl’s<br />Plural Possessive<br />   boys’<br />   girls’<br /> <br />Singular Nouns<br />   boy<br />   girl<br />Plural Nouns<br />   boys<br />   girls<br />
  5. 5. Linking or Helping verbs make a statement by connecting the subject with a word that describes or explains it:<br />"be" verbs and...<br /><ul><li>taste
  6. 6. feel
  7. 7. sound
  8. 8. look
  9. 9. appear
  10. 10. become
  11. 11. seem
  12. 12. grow
  13. 13. remain
  14. 14. stay</li></ul>Verbs <br />Words that express action or otherwise help to make a statement:<br /> <br /><ul><li>Run
  15. 15. Jump
  16. 16. Look
  17. 17. Know
  18. 18. Act
  19. 19. Say
  20. 20. punch
  21. 21. kick</li></ul> <br /> <br />
  22. 22. Pronouns <br />Words used in place of one or more nouns - stand for a person place or thing:<br /> <br /> <br />
  23. 23. Adjectives<br />An adjective modifies a noun or pronoun.  <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />The beautiful woman walked down the street.<br /> <br />(Beautiful (adj) modifies woman (n.))<br /> <br />Answers these questions:<br />   Which?<br />                What kind?<br />                                    How many?<br />
  24. 24. Adverbs<br />Modifies or describes a verb, adjective or another adverb:<br /> <br />He walked slowly to the store.<br /> <br /> <br />She left today.<br /> <br /> <br />We went there.<br /> <br /> <br />It was too hot!<br />Answers the questions:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br />
  25. 25. Prepositions<br />A preposition introduces a noun or pronoun or a phrase or clause functioning in the sentenceas a noun.  The word or word group that thepreposition introduces is its object.<br /> <br /> <br />He went to the officeand found a stack of papersbehind the desk.<br /> <br /> <br />THE PREPOSITION NEVER STANDS ALONE<br />
  26. 26. Some Common Prepositions<br />behindbelowbeneathbesidebetweenbeyondbydown during except for<br />throughouttotowardunderunderneathuntilupuponwithwithinwithout<br />aboardaboutaboveacrossafteragainst alongamongaround atbefore<br />frominintolikeofoffonoverpastsincethrough<br />
  27. 27. Conjunction<br />A word that joins words or groups of words<br />
  28. 28. Interjections<br /> <br /> <br />The interjection is an exclamatory word that expresses emotion and is capable of standing alone...<br /> <br /> <br />

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