What is an interjection, exactly? • An interjection is a word or words that show strong emotion. • Reminder - We usually use exclamation points to help show emotion in our writing. • An interjection is not grammatically related to the rest of the sentence. • An interjection is usually one or two words that come at the beginning of the sentence. • An interjection is sometimes followed by a comma. • Interjections often stand alone!
Interjection! Interjection! Thanks! I needed that ride. Interjection! Interjection! Interjections That Show Happiness Hooray! Billy scored a goal! Awesome! I earned an A+! Yippee! The Grammarheads are coming to our school!
Interjection! Interjection! Man! I’ll never get out of here. Interjection! Interjection! Interjections That Show Frustration Rats! Mom made spinach again. Ugh! He dropped the ball! Drat! My plan is ruined.
Other Interjections Shh! Ha! Wahoo! Uh oh! Booyah! Wow! Phooey! Gee whiz! Gadzooks! Hey! Oh no!
I’ll give a sentence, and you give an interjection. Let’s see if we come up with the same one. Ouch __________ ! That bee just stung me! Yum 2. __________ ! Your cooking is so delicious! Drat 3. __________ ! The Yankees beat the Phillies. Woah 4. __________ ! Slow down before you crash! Shh 5. __________ ! There is no talking during the test.
Give some interjections to go along with this picture. Splat! Ew! Uh oh. Hmm. Tsk tsk. Oops. No! Doh! Whoops.
interjection interjection interjection interjection interjection What are the interjections in these sentences? 1. Yowza! That is an awesome bike! 2. I’m so excited! My goodness, I can’t even wait! 3. Boo! I scared the pants off of you. Ha ha! 4. Oh well, this lesson is just about finished.
Is the blue word an interjection?or Yes! No! Brr • _______ ! It is too cold outside. • Yes! It shows emotion and has no grammatical connection to the rest of the sentence. • ________ ! We’re all waiting for you. • No! The word “go” is actually a command and is a sentence all by itself. • ________ ! Hurry up with that homework. • Yes! It shows emotion and has no grammatical connection to the rest of the sentence. • ________ ! Bring me that pencil, please. • No! James is a name, and that means it is a noun. It is not an interjection. Go Yo James
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