LET’S PLAY JEOPARDY! Parts of Speech
Adjectives - 100 All adjectives modify _________________ or _________________.
Adjectives - 100 Nouns or Pronouns
Adjectives - 200 Identify the adjective used in the following sentence… You can hear the truck’s engine when it arrives.
Adjectives - 200 truck’s
Adjectives - 300 Name all of the adjectives in this sentence. The gigantic Sears Tower, which is located in Chicago, Illinois, is the tallest building in the whole world.
Adjectives - 300 gigantic, tallest, whole
Adjectives - 400 What type of adjective is “the”?
Adjectives - 400 Article
Adjectives - 500 Name the adjective(s) in this sentence. Carley was tired and decided to hug fuzzy and colorful Stewy.
Adjectives - 500 tired, fuzzy, and colorful
Verbs - 100 What type of verb is the word “is” ? (usually)
Verbs - 100 Linking Verb
Verbs - 200 Name the verb(s) in the following sentence. Zech skated for five hours and was tired.
Verbs - 200 skated, was
Verbs - 300 What type of verb comes before a predicate adjective?
Verbs - 300 linking verb
Verbs - 400 Name the helping verb(s) and main verb(s) in this sentence. Jonathon was showing Lane how to label the sentence yesterday.
Verbs - 400 was – helping verb showing – main verb
Verbs - 500 Name the verb(s) and the preposition(s) in this sentence. Mikki gave Catherine a hug in the middle of class.
Verbs - 500 verb – gave in, of - preposition
Pronouns - 100 A pronoun takes the place of a ___________________.
Pronouns - 100 Noun
Pronouns - 200 Name the pronoun(s) and adverb(s) in this sentence. Will someone give Shelby a preposition chart since she was in ISS yesterday?
Pronouns - 200 someone, she – pronouns yesterday - adverb
Pronouns - 300 Name the pronoun and predicate adjective in this sentence. Each of Macale’s drawings is excellent.
Pronouns - 300 Each – pronoun Excellent – predicate adjective
Pronouns - 400 Name the pronoun and the antecedent in this sentence. Dakota made himself a flavored water yesterday.
Pronouns - 400 himself – pronoun Dakota – antecedent yesterday - adverb
Pronouns - 500 Name the pronoun(s) and the antecedent. Hans has a meeting today and he hopes his teachers say good things about him.
Pronouns - 500 He, his, him – pronouns Hans - antecedent
Adverbs - 100 What suffix is at the end of most adverbs?
Adverbs - 100 L Y
Adverbs - 200 Adverbs can modify verbs, __________, or adverbs.
Adverbs - 200 Adjectives
Adverbs - 300 Identify the verb(s) and the adverb(s) in the following sentence. Josh walked quietly into the room and scared Ms. Stockman.
Adverbs - 300 walked, scared – verbs quietly - adverb
Adverbs - 400 What is the adverb “rarely” modifying in the following sentence? Hunter rarely forgets to say, “Yes, mam” to his teachers.
Adverbs - 400 forgets
Adverbs - 500 Identify the verb(s) and the adverb in the following sentence. I always brush my teeth until they are shiny before I jump into my comfortable bed.
Adverbs - 500 brush, jump – verbs always - adverb
Nouns - 100 All nouns are either a person, place, thing, or _______________.
Nouns - 100 Idea
Nouns - 200 What are the nouns in this sentence? Christian had fun in Gamers' Club yesterday and met some new friends.
Nouns - 200 Christian, Gamers ’Club, friends
Nouns - 300 Name the noun(s) and interjection in this sentence. Wow! It is hard to believe that summer is already over.
Nouns - 300 summer – noun Wow - interjection
Nouns - 400 What type of noun is underlined? Billy’s grandmother turned ninety yesterday.