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Grammar Camp Prezi

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Reghan McGinnis

on 5 September 2012

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By: Reghan McGinnis Growing Grammar Nouns A noun names a person, place, thing or idea.
There are four kinds of nouns, a common
noun, a proper noun, a singular noun and a
plural noun. A common noun names any
person, place, thing or idea. A proper noun names a specific
person, place, thing or idea. A singular noun names one person, place, thing or idea. A plural noun names more
than one person, place, thing
or idea. An adverb is a word that
describes a verb, an adjective,
or another adverb. Adverbs tell: how, when,
where and to what extent. A preposition is used to show the
relationship of a noun or pronoun
to another word in the sentence. Some prepositions are:
about, behind, during, inside,
through, above, below, for, of,
to, after, between, from, off, under,
at, down, in, on, with. Adverbs Prepositions Conjunctions Three examples of a common noun are:
table, relative and city.
A sentence with a common noun is:
My mom's table is always keep neat so
she puts all her paper work in files. Three examples of a proper noun are:
Carrie Underwood, Michigan and Veterans Day.
A sentence with a proper noun is:
I was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Three examples of a singular noun are:
dog, Connecticut and mouse.
A sentence with a singular noun is:
I have a dog which is a bullmastiff. Three examples of a plural noun are:
mice, bunnies and they.
A sentence with a plural noun is:
They went to the pet store and got a fish. Three examples of an adverb are:
delicately, lightly, quickly.
A sentence with an adverb is:
I dance gracefully in my dance
recital. Three examples of a preposition are:
above, through and from.
A sentence with a preposition is:
I stayed inside today because it was
raining. Conjunctions link words, phrases and
causes in a sentence. There are three types
of conjunction which are, coordinating,
subordinate and correlating. Some conjunctions are:
for, and, nor, but, or, yet,
so. These conjunctions are
an acronym for FANBOYS. Three examples of a conjunctions are:
or, and, for
A sentence with a conjunction is:
The dolphins and the sharks were
hungry today. Interjections An interjection is a word added
to a sentence to make a convey
emotion. A sentence sometimes follows an interjection with an exclamation mark. Some examples of interjections are:
sorry, well, yeah, ouch, oh no, hey, eh,
my goodness, hurry, darn, yum, all right,
umm, hi, yes, stop. Three examples of an interjection are:
wow, oops and ouch.
A sentence with an interjection is:
Wow! her talent is amazing. Pronouns A pronoun replaces a noun in a sentence. There are many different types of pronouns. An object pronoun replaces a noun
used after an action verb or a preposition. Like:
me, you, him, her, it, us, them. A subject pronoun replaces a noun used as the subject of the sentence. Like:
I, you, he, she, it, we, they. A reflexive pronoun refers back to the subject. Like:
myself, yourself, himself, herself, itself, ourselves, yourselves, themselves. Three examples of an object pronoun are:
he, she, we.
A sentence with an object pronoun is:
I traveled to see my grandparents
in Michigan. Three examples of a subject pronoun are:
I, she and we.
A sentence with a subject pronoun is:
I got a new puppy which is a bull dag. Three examples of a reflexive pronoun are:
themselves, myself and yourself.
A sentence with a reflexive pronoun is:
I like to involve myself in fun sports. Adjectives An adjective can tell you
what kind, which one, or
how many. A demonstrative adjective point out a specific person, place or thing. Like this, that, these and those. Three examples of an adjective are:
colorful, thirteen, strong.
A sentence with an adjective is:
My mom is very creative when it comes to projects or anything fun. Verbs A verb is a word in the predicate that tells physical or mental action or a state of being. Action verbs tells what
the subject is doing. Linking verbs link a subject to a noun or an adjective that names or describes it. Helping verbs comes before
the main verb. Helping verbs
state the action or show time. Three examples of verbs are:
runs, were, feels.
A sentence with a verb is:
The water feels cold. Those are the eight
parts of speech.
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