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Parts Of Speech

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Parts Of Speech

  1. 1. Parts of Speech Stuff you should have learned in 6 th grade but probably forgot 
  2. 2. Noun Person, Place, Thing Example: Maria, China, Cat
  3. 3. Article Introduces, limits, or clarifies noun Example: The, A, An
  4. 4. Pronoun Takes the place of a noun Example: I, He, She, It, They, We, You
  5. 5. Verb Action word. Many tenses possible. Example: Go, Jump, Call, Be, Run
  6. 6. Adjective Describes a NOUN Example: Red, Big, Smart, Tall
  7. 7. Possessive Adjective Describes who owns the noun Example: My, Your, His, Her, Their
  8. 8. Adverb Describes a VERB Example: Swiftly, Well, Loudly
  9. 9. Preposition Relates object to rest of sentence Example: Over, Through, During, On, Beside, Against
  10. 10. Subject Does the action in a sentence “ Marie walked through the door”
  11. 11. Object Receives the action in a sentence “ Marie walked through the door .”
  12. 12. DON’T mix these up ever again!!! <ul><li>There: location (over there) </li></ul><ul><li>Their: possessive adj (It’s their problem.) </li></ul><ul><li>They’re: contraction (they are) </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>***** </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>To: Preposition (I’m going to the store) </li></ul><ul><li>Too: It’s too much money –and- “also” (I speak Spanish, and I speak Russian too.) </li></ul><ul><li>Two: 2 </li></ul>
  13. 13. Sentence Diagram David threw the ball to his dog. NOUN VERB ARTICLE NOUN POSSESSIVE ADJECTIVE NOUN NOUN VERB ARTICLE PREPOSITION
  14. 14. Diagram these sentences in your notes: <ul><li>My sister likes going to school. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Your car is red. </li></ul><ul><li>3. The zebra lives in a zoo around the corner. </li></ul>

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