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Parts Of speech
Transcript of Parts Of speech
It's a word that shows the connection from one word to another like...
The Parts of speech
By Jarita Halonen
Today you will learn about
Now Let's Begin!
A noun is a
To find a noun in a sentence look for a person, place, thing, or idea.
The noun in this sentence is dog
A Dog is a thing
A pronoun is a word that you use in place of one or more nouns. Like...
An adjective describes a noun or pronoun. Words like...
So in a sentence, they are the words describing a noun or pronoun.
A verb shows action or a state of being. There are...
To find a pronoun look for a word that resembles a noun.
For example, instead of:
They and her are pronouns.
Pronouns are another way of saying a specific noun.
Dan and Sally watched Carla skateboard.
and how many.
shark swam through the
The, tiger, deep, and blue are all adjectives.
ex. could have
to find the verb in a sentence look for a word that shows action or a state of being
In this sentence should, go and study are verbs.
"Should" is a helping verb that is helping "go."
Study is an action, therefore a verb
An adverb modifies, or describes, a verb, an adjective, or another adverb.
To what extent?
To find an adverb look for a word that describes an adjective, verb or adverb, and answers where, when, how, or to what extent
The accident occurred
Suddenly describes how the accident occurred.
Suddenly is an adverb
to find a preposition in a sentence look for a word that shows a connection between words that relate to space or time.
The duck was
shows the connection between duck and box.
in is a preposition.
A word used to join words or groups of words together
A trick to remember them by is FANBOYS
to find a conjunction in a sentence look for one of fanboys, and a word that connects two or more word together.
He bought a kitten
is one of the words from FANBOYS.
It connects kitten and puppy
And is a conjunction
A word used to express emotion
To find an interjection in a sentence look for a word that expresses emotion. A tip is the sentence will normally end with an exclamation point, or a comma will follow directly after the interjection.
, I left it in the car!
Oh and no express emotion.
The sentence ends in a exclamation point
Oh and no are interjections.
The subject tells you who or what the sentence is about and is normally at the beginning.
The predicate tells you what the subject does and is normally at the end.
To find the subject look for who or what the sentence is abut.
To find the predicate look for what the subject does.
chased Jerry around the room.
Here the subject is Tom, he is who the sentence is about.
Chased Jerry around the room is the predicate because that is what Tom, the subject, did.
A direct object is the noun, pronoun, or word group that receives the action of the verb. It answers who or what.
Benedict and Martin collect
To find the direct object in a sentence look for word or word group that receives the action of the verb.
Clues is receiving the action of collect.
Clues is the direct object.
Indirect objects are nouns, pronouns, or word groups that sometimes appear in sentences with direct objects.
In a sentence they are located between the action verb and the direct object
Follow these guidelines to fine the indirect object in a sentence:
The sentence must have a direct object.
The verb in the sentence must be an action verb.
They answer to whom or for whom
Mrs. Rawlings gave the
answers who Mrs. Rawlings gave a prize to.
It is in between the verb, gave, and the direct object, prize.
Students is the indirect object.