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Parts of Speech by Mrs. Hinckley
Transcript of Parts of Speech by Mrs. Hinckley
Reminder: Take notes using your note paper!
An adjective describes a noun.
Verbs show action or being. It shows what someone or something is doing.
Adverbs describe verbs, adjectives and sometimes other adverbs.
A noun is a person, place, thing or idea!
An idea is an ABSTRACT noun.
A person, place, thing is a CONCRETE noun.
Person = Mrs. Hinckley
Place = Peaster, TX
Thing = library book
Idea = love
Idea = courage
Example: Mrs. Hinckley is being SILLY.
Mrs. Hinckley is the noun (person). SILLY is the adjective that
Example: The sun in RISING.
Sun is the noun and RISING is the verb that show what it is doing.
What verb would you use to describe what the man in the video is doing?
Example: The students entered the room
Quietly describes how the students performed an action (entered).
Example: My favorite student sits
Alone describes how the student performed an action (sits).
A preposition shows position or direction. Watch for examples in the video....
Use a preposition to describe where you are right now!
Conjunctions are linking words that connect words or sentences.
An easy way to remember the most common ones is by using the acronym FANBOYS.
Interjections are words or phrases that exclaim, protest or command!
Example: No way! You can't copy my homework!
Watch this as many times as you want or need to. Make sure your notes are all ready for class!