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Parts of Speech

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Transcript of Parts of Speech

Do Now
Remember:
Include today's date: 9/18/14
Choose a quote and Copy author and quote accurately and completely.
Respond thoughtfully.
"From caring comes courage."
Lao Tzu
"Clear thinking requires courage rather than intelligence."
Thomas Szasz


Article of the Week
How to write a good summary?
-Include the most important ideas in the article. This article makes it easy because it includes headings that help us zero in on main ideas.
-You should try to make your summary equal in the number of sentences to the number of paragraphs in the article. SO, if the article has EIGHT paragraphs, you should include EIGHT sentences in your summary. Each sentence will SUMMARIZE or ENCAPSULATE the main idea of a single paragraph.
Greek and Latin ROOTS
Write original sentences with each of the Greek and Latin Roots related words.

Write sentences that will illuminate, or give clues to, the meaning of the word.

Generate mnemonic devices to help you remember these words for Friday's quiz. Be prepared to share these.


WODs Story
Write an original story using all FOUR WODs we have learned so far.

Remember, these writing assignments will help you to remember the meanings of the vocabulary words.

This is essential given that you will have a quiz on these words once we reach 10.

Your story should be minimum 5 sentences and must make sense.
Parts of Speech: ADJECTIVES
ADJECTIVES
are words or phrases that modify a noun or pronoun.

Example: The snake is
long
and
green
.
Example: The painting is
extremely

old
.
Example: The
baseball
team is good.
Parts of Speech: ADVERB
ADVERBS
are words or phrases that are used to modify a: verb, adjective, or another adverb. Many adverbs end in "ly."

Example: The rabbit jumped
quickly
.
Example: Albert Einstein was a
very
smart mathematician.
Example: It started to rain
just
after the clouds disappeared.
Example: Jonas
usually
does his homework.
Parts of Speech: Conjunctions
CONJUNCTIONS
are words or phrases that show the relationship between two words, phrases, or clauses of equal rank. They may give information about: time, reason, agreement/disagreement, or order of events.
Example: I will buy milk
and
eggs.
Example: We want to go to the movie,
but
we don't have enough money.
Example: You must study hard
in order to
pass the exam.
Two kinds of conjunctions: Coordinating and correlative. Coordinating Conjunctions can be remembered as FANBOYS.


Parts of Speech: Interjections
INTERJECTIONS
are words that express a strong feeling or command.

Example:
Wait!
I am not finished.
Example:
Great
, I would love to go to the beach.
Example:
Darn!
I just spilled juice on my favorite shirt.
GOAL!
Parts of Speech
A Musical Review
Parts of Speech: NOUNS
NOUNS
are words used to express a thing. They are the subjects of sentences- people, places, objects, and ideas.

Example:
Maria
and her
cat
are very nice.
Example:
Pencils
are very useful.
Example:
Courage
is important to me.
Example: I was born in
Adelaide, Australia.
Parts of Speech: Prepositions
PREPOSITIONS
are words that show the relationship between their object and some other word in the sentence.

Example: The birds flew
through
the air.
Example: I'm going
over to
Amy's house later.
Example: The muffins are
from
Aunt Jane.
Parts of Speech: Pronouns
Parts of Speech: VERBS
A
PRONOUN
is a word that is used to take the place of a noun. They make sentences shorter and easier to say.
Example: Jane Renada lives in a haunted house.
She
lives in a haunted house.
VERBS
are words used to express actions or states of being. A verb may be more than one word (think HELPING VERBS and LINKING VERBS)
Example: The woman
painted
a picture.
Example: The woman
is
a fine painter.
Example: They
should not be
feeding the lions.
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