Parts of Speech An Interactive Presentation By: Jenny Wustman
Main Slide Parts of Speech <ul><li>Nouns </li></ul><ul><li>Types of Nouns </li></ul><ul><li>More Types of Nouns </li></ul>...
Nouns:words that name: <ul><li>People: grandfather,Serena,Tiger Woods </li></ul><ul><li>Places: home, bridge, Chicago, Was...
Types of Nouns <ul><li>Abstract  used when writing/speaking about feelings or characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>Abstract n...
More Types of Nouns <ul><li>Common  name general words </li></ul><ul><li>Common nouns: state, building, country  </li></ul...
Pronouns <ul><li>Words that take place of a noun </li></ul><ul><li>example: Billy likes to skate in the park.  </li></ul><...
Types of Pronouns <ul><li>Personal/Possessive : used the most </li></ul><ul><li>I  went to the movies (personal)  </li></u...
Types of Pronouns Continued <ul><li>Interrogative:  begin a question </li></ul><ul><li>Who  has the keys?  What  is the pr...
Verbs <ul><li>Definition: words that express an action or a state of being. </li></ul><ul><li>Example: The boys  ate  cook...
Types of Verbs <ul><li>Action : expresses an action that you can observe… </li></ul><ul><li>Example: slide, giggle, carry ...
Adjectives <ul><li>Definition: words that are used to describe a thing, a person or a place. </li></ul><ul><li>Answers the...
Adverbs <ul><li>Definition: a word that describes or modifies a verb, an adjective or another adverb. </li></ul><ul><li>An...
Adverbs Continued <ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>Modifies a verb: We  happily  visited Adam </li></ul><ul><li>Modifie...
About The Author <ul><li>My name is Jenny Wustman and I am currently a student at Grand Valley. I will be graduating in 20...
Resources <ul><li>Youtube: </li></ul><ul><li>Nouns:  http://www. youtube .com/watch?v= Tc -ukN1Rvb8 </li></ul><ul><li>Pron...
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  1. 1. Parts of Speech An Interactive Presentation By: Jenny Wustman
  2. 2. Main Slide Parts of Speech <ul><li>Nouns </li></ul><ul><li>Types of Nouns </li></ul><ul><li>More Types of Nouns </li></ul><ul><li>Pronouns </li></ul><ul><li>Types of Pronouns </li></ul><ul><li>Types of Pronouns Continued </li></ul><ul><li>Verbs </li></ul><ul><li>Types of Verbs </li></ul><ul><li>Adjectives </li></ul><ul><li>Adverbs </li></ul><ul><li>Adverbs Continued </li></ul><ul><li>Author’s slide </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul>Quit
  3. 3. Nouns:words that name: <ul><li>People: grandfather,Serena,Tiger Woods </li></ul><ul><li>Places: home, bridge, Chicago, Washington </li></ul><ul><li>Things: computer, Internet, parade, mailbox </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas: love, happiness, fear, justice </li></ul><ul><li>What’s a noun video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tc-ukN1Rvb8 </li></ul>Quit
  4. 4. Types of Nouns <ul><li>Abstract used when writing/speaking about feelings or characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>Abstract nouns: courage, intelligence, theme </li></ul><ul><li>Concrete name things that you can see, hear, taste, smell or touch </li></ul><ul><li>Concrete nouns: lemon,snow,sand,puppy </li></ul><ul><li>Proper name particular persons, places ,things or ideas. </li></ul><ul><li>Proper nouns: Texas, Empire State Building, Mexico </li></ul>Quit
  5. 5. More Types of Nouns <ul><li>Common name general words </li></ul><ul><li>Common nouns: state, building, country </li></ul><ul><li>Collective name a group of people or things </li></ul><ul><li>Collective nouns: family, team, troop, herd </li></ul><ul><li>Compound consist of two or more words </li></ul><ul><li>Compound nouns: great-uncle,fire fighter,paperweight </li></ul>Quit
  6. 6. Pronouns <ul><li>Words that take place of a noun </li></ul><ul><li>example: Billy likes to skate in the park. </li></ul><ul><li>He likes to skate in the park. </li></ul><ul><li>Billy=a noun </li></ul><ul><li>He=pronoun </li></ul>Quit
  7. 7. Types of Pronouns <ul><li>Personal/Possessive : used the most </li></ul><ul><li>I went to the movies (personal) </li></ul><ul><li>Watch and listen to a personal pronouns song! </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zApm7GfRtNw </li></ul><ul><li>My cat licks her nose. (possessive) </li></ul><ul><li>Indefinite: express an amount or refer to an unspecified person/thing </li></ul><ul><li>Most of us studied. Somebody sneezed </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrative: point to specific people/things </li></ul><ul><li>That is Billy's cousin. </li></ul>Quit
  8. 8. Types of Pronouns Continued <ul><li>Interrogative: begin a question </li></ul><ul><li>Who has the keys? What is the problem? </li></ul><ul><li>Reflexive: end in –self or –selves </li></ul><ul><li>I cut myself slicing an onion. </li></ul>Quit
  9. 9. Verbs <ul><li>Definition: words that express an action or a state of being. </li></ul><ul><li>Example: The boys ate cookies before dinner. </li></ul>Quit
  10. 10. Types of Verbs <ul><li>Action : expresses an action that you can observe… </li></ul><ul><li>Example: slide, giggle, carry </li></ul><ul><li>Or an action you can’t see </li></ul><ul><li>Example: worry, dislike, love </li></ul><ul><li>Linking : joins the subject of the sentence with a a word that describes it. </li></ul><ul><li>Example: The milk tastes sour. </li></ul>Quit
  11. 11. Adjectives <ul><li>Definition: words that are used to describe a thing, a person or a place. </li></ul><ul><li>Answers the questions: </li></ul><ul><li>What kind? Gray clouds </li></ul><ul><li>How many? Three weeks </li></ul><ul><li>How much? More dessert </li></ul><ul><li>Which one? First answer </li></ul>Quit
  12. 12. Adverbs <ul><li>Definition: a word that describes or modifies a verb, an adjective or another adverb. </li></ul><ul><li>Answers the questions: </li></ul><ul><li>How? </li></ul><ul><li>Where? </li></ul><ul><li>When? </li></ul><ul><li>To what extent? </li></ul><ul><li>They walked slowly . </li></ul><ul><li>They are over there . </li></ul><ul><li>The test is tomorrow . </li></ul><ul><li>It is too cold outside. </li></ul>Quit
  13. 13. Adverbs Continued <ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>Modifies a verb: We happily visited Adam </li></ul><ul><li>Modifies an adjective: The extremely graceful swan swims. </li></ul><ul><li>Modifies an adverb: Jackie ran very quickly. </li></ul><ul><li>Watch and listen to an adverb music video </li></ul>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FWYmEICNgOQ Quit
  14. 14. About The Author <ul><li>My name is Jenny Wustman and I am currently a student at Grand Valley. I will be graduating in 2012 and hope to become an elementary school teacher.I’m majoring in English and I’ll have a minor in elementary education. If you have any comments or questions please feel free to </li></ul><ul><li>e-mail me: wustmanj @student. gvsu . edu </li></ul>Quit
  15. 15. Resources <ul><li>Youtube: </li></ul><ul><li>Nouns: http://www. youtube .com/watch?v= Tc -ukN1Rvb8 </li></ul><ul><li>Pronouns: http://www. youtube .com/watch?v=zApm7GfRtNw </li></ul><ul><li>Adverbs: http://www. youtube .com/watch?v= FWYmEICNgOQ </li></ul>Quit

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