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Parts of Speech

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Jennifer Massie

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Pronouns
Obstacle 2
Obstacle 3
Obstacle 5
The End
Start
Are you ready?
We've got a few obstacles to overcome...
Nouns
Obstacle 7
Prepositions
A noun is either a:
person
,
place
,
thing
, or
quality
.
Parts of Speech
Pete

Help Pete beat the obstacles!
Person
Place
Thing
Quality
Juan
is a great student.
Houston
is the best city.
Students use
pencils
.
Respect
is important.
Identify the Nouns:
1. My dog, Choppy, ate my homework.
2. As he walked, the dinosaur snapped the
trees like twigs.
3. Call of Duty is my favorite video game
of all time.
Proper Noun
A proper noun is the name of a person, place or thing (i.e., its own name). A proper noun always starts with a capital letter.

Examples: Africa, Caroline Middle School,
Maria, Honesty
Is it a noun?
monsters
Is it a noun?
police officer
Is it a noun?
fluffy
Is it a noun?
enchiladas
Is it a noun?
Ms. Massie
Is it a noun?
green
Obstacle 1
take the place of nouns
Common Pronouns
The
students
were perfect angels.

he
she
it
them
us
I

your
my
they
these
me
you

Examples
They
were perfect angels.

Mike's
hair looked good today.

His
hair looked good today.

Find the pronouns.
Let's Try!
After school, she tried to talk to her crush.

The Justin Bieber concert was amazing! Not only does he have great hair, but also his voice is dreamy.

Verbs
Verbs show an action or state of being.
Action
State of Being
The girls
laughed
at the video.
Miguel was
tired
from football practice.
Helping Verbs
Linking Verbs
help the main verb express the
action or state of being
am, is, are, be, been, being, do, does, did, were, have, has, had, could, should, would, may, might, must
can

speak
were
sleeping
should have been

studying
has been
honored
verb phrase
link the subject to a word
(or group of words) that describes it
am, is, are, was, were, be, being, been, became, appear, seems, sounds, tastes, looks
Mr. G

is

a principal.
The ice cream

was

delicious!

Obstacle 4
Adjectives
describe a noun or pronoun
the
grumpy
class
the
happy
class
the
big
class
the
loud
class
examples
At the school-wide assembly, the brave student sang a beautiful solo.
The smelly basketball player
leaned in for a humungous hug.
Where are the adjectives?
Describe the picture with as many adjectives as possible.
Describe with a verb.
Adverbs
modify (describe) a verb, an adjective, or another adverb
(usually ends in -ly)
The sixth graders cheered
loudly
during the spirit competition.

Because the lunch line was moving
quickly
, the students were able to have an extra 10 minutes of talking time.
The sprinter ran swiftly.
Ms. Massie's first period class sat quietly and waited patiently for the bell to ring.
Obstacle 6
Conjunctions
join words, phrases, or sentences
The students

and

teachers enjoy dressing
up during spirit week.
The ninth graders listened to announcements,
but
they preferred to talk instead.
Just Remember... FANBOYS
F
A
N
B
O
Y
S
or
nd
or
ut
r
et
o
come before a noun (or pronoun) to show its relationship to another word in the sentence. (shows place, direction, time, amount, etc.)
Preposition
Object of the Preposition
Phrase
to
+ the store =

to

the store
by
+ bus =
by

bus
under
+ her chair =
under

her chair
above, around, across, until, beyond, behind, before, in, next, to, off, out of, toward, without
Let's Try!
The student gets to school by bus.
Lucy couldn't find her shoe, because it was under her bed.
Don't forget to look between the pages.
Obstacle 8
Interjections
are words used to express strong feeling or sudden emotion

(usually at the start - to express a sentiment such as surprise, disgust, joy, excitement or enthusiasm)
Wow! This is such a great class.
Stop! Watch out for the giant spider.
On your own paper, give 4 examples of nouns.
Try to name one of each!
You Try!
Write a sentence using TWO pronouns on your paper.
Let's Try!
Keisha looked into the mirror. Even though she should have felt good about herself, she just felt unattractive.
You Try!
Come up with a sentence that contains a verb and either a noun or pronoun.
You Try!
Write a sentence that has a noun or pronoun, a verb, and an adjective.
"Create It" on your own paper. Create a sentence using an adverb to describe the picture.
You Try!
Let's Try!

I am excited to be a sixth grader , _____ I can't wait to be a senior.
You Try!
"Create It" on your own paper.
Write a sentence using a conjunction.
Air Plane!
Let's fly a plane.
In the "Create It" section, write a sentence using a preposition to describe how the plane flew.
You Try!
____! He was just hit by a car.

Let's Try!
Add an interjection to the following sentences.
____ That’s not what I meant! You are wrong!
Jenna shrieked, “_____!” when she saw Nico’s dirty bedroom.
_____! I hate when I mess up on a project when I am almost done.
“__________, you make me so mad,” Kion said. “Why won’t you help with the dishes?”
You Try!
In your "Create It" box, fill in the speech bubble using an interjection.
You try!
Describe with a verb.
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