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Parts of Speech

This will show you the 8 parts of speech including: noun, verb, pronoun, adverb, conjunction, adjective, preposition, and interjections.
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A noun is a person, place, or thing.
Noun
Kyle

knows

Bob
,

Sally
, and
Sue
.
NOUN EXAMPLES INVOLVING PEOPLE!
People in the Sentence
Kyle
Bob
Sally
Sue
These nouns all represent people. They are also proper nouns. A proper noun is a noun which is capitalized. You can capitalize it in a name of a specific person or a place.
Noun Examples Involving Things!
Do you have a
pencil
,
paper
, and a
marker
?
Things in this Sentence
pencil
paper
marker
These nouns are not capitalized because they are common nouns. Common nouns are when a noun doesn't become capitalized because it doesn't represent the name of a person or a specific place.
Madison has traveled to

Florida
,

New York
,
California
, and

Greece
.
Noun Examples Involving Places
Places in this sentence
Florida
New York
California
Greece
These places are all capitalized because they all represent a specific country or state in the world.
An adjective can describe a noun or pronoun.
Adjective
Adjective Examples
Green
Blue
Orange
Purple
Yellow
Sparkly
Plaid
Shiny
Grumpy
Happy
Sad
Angry
Fierce
Clean
Beautiful
Adorable
His fuzzy coat was grey with blue stripes.
Adjectives used in a sentence.
In this sentence the words
fuzzy
and
grey
both compliment the word
coat
. The word
coat
is a noun and the words above in yellow are adjectives. The adjectives in this sentence describe
coat
. The word
stripes
is described by the word
blue
. Therefore,
blue
is also an adjective in this sentence.
Conjunctions can connect words or phrases.
Conjunctions
FANBOYS
A fun way to remember most conjunctions!
o
r
n
d
o
r
u
t
r
e
t
o
F
or
A
nd
N
or
B
ut
O
r
Y
et
S
o
He ordered a
hamburger
and
fries
.
Conjunctions in a sentence
The word
and
is a conjunction. It is telling us that he ordered both
fries
and a
hamburger
.
A verb is an action.
Verb
am
is
are
Helping/ Being Verbs Examples
was
were
being
been
be
have
has
had
do
does
did
In a sentence
He
should
go buy a sweater.
Should is the helping verb in the sentence because it helps connect the subject to the verb.
He
should
buy
Should
is the "bridge" for the words
He
and
buy
.
Verb examples
Action Verbs
swim
hit
lick
sip
run
leap
play
jump
swing
He can
dribble
a basket ball.
Actions in a sentence
The action verbs in the sentence
are
Dribble is the action verb in the sentance.
Dribble
is the action verb
in the sentence.
A pronoun can take the place of a person in a sentence.
Pronoun
He
Him
Pronoun examples
She
Her
S
i
n
g
u
l
a
r
P
l
u
r
a
l
Them
They
We
Us
A way to describe a verb

These words usually end in
ly
Adverb
quick
ly
slow
ly
clear
ly
loud
ly
graceful
ly
Averb Examples
He
ran

quickly

and

gracefully
.
In a Sentence
Ran
is a verb and describing it are adverbs.

Quickly
and
gracefully
are describing the verb.
He
ran

quickly
and
gracefully
.
hi
An expression of emotion.
Interjection
Ouch!
Ugh!
Oh!
Hey!
Examples
Ouch!
That hurt.
In a sentence
In this sentence
ouch
is describing how it felt, an emotion.
A position in where you are.
Preposition
inside
under
over
between
outside
Examples
He was outside, under the clouds.
In a sentence
Under
and
outside
describes where he was.
Under
and
outside
are both prepositions.
They
went to the movies without

her
.
In a sentence
They
and
her
are both pronouns. Instead of a list of names we use
they
. Instead of a specific person we use
her
.
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