The 8 Parts of Speech. Common Nouns: Words that name a person, place, or thing. The cow jumped over the moon . We celebrated my birthday with a great, big, chocolate cake . Shawn cut the grass. Shawn Cut grass. Proper Noun: A specific person, place, or thing.
The 8 Parts of Speech
Words that name a person,
place, or thing
The cow jumped over the moon.
We celebrated my birthday with a great, big, chocolate cake.
Shawn cut the grass.
A specific person, place, or thing
Sandburg is a great place to learn!
He walked across the Betsy Ross Bridge.
Betsy Ross Bridge
words that take the place of nouns
Chris likes to eat.
He likes to eat.
Cindy is going to Becky’s house.
She is going to her house.
I sing loudly during class.
a word that describes a noun or pronoun. It tells what kind, how many, or which one.
Cindy has blonde hair.
Is the action in a sentence
Erin is running a marathon.
Jessica jumped over the spider.
Describes how the action is performed. They tell how much, how often, when and where something is done.
Usually end in ly
The dog quickly ran towards his owner.
How did he run?
The man sat alone.
A word that shows position or direction.
Examples: in, out, under, over, after, into
The cat was asleep under the covers.
I ran towards the school bus.
What did I do? In which direction?
A word that connects words or phrases
And, but, or, nor, although, yet, so, although
My dog likes to take long walks and catch Frisbees.
Interjections: a word that shows emotion
Ouch! I was stung by a bee.