8 Parts of Speech Review Show what you know . . .
Nouns Types of Nouns: • Collective • Compound • Common • Proper
How would you classify the underlined noun in the following sentences? • James Patterson is easily one of my favorite authors. • proper • A company of dancers will entertain us first. • collective • The library at Carrollton Junior High will close at 4:00 p.m. • common • To do well at our game, we will need a lot of teamwork. • compound
Pronouns • Antecedent – word the pronoun takes the place of in the sentence • Personal – SING! • Kinds of Pronouns • Demonstrative • This, that, these, those • Relative • That, which, who, whom, whose • Interrogative • What, which, who, whom, whose • Indefinite – not specific
How would you classify the underlined pronoun in the following sentences? • Mr. Phillips accepted his award with dignity. • 3rd person personal possessive • That is the last piece of cake! • Demonstrative • No one really knows that Mrs. Ogles has magic powers. • Indefinite • Mrs. Allen is the person who is in charge today. • Relative • Who knows how old Dr. Simpson is? • Interrogative
Verbs • Action Verbs • Visible or mental • Transitive or intransitive • DO or no DO following • Linking Verbs • Transitive or intransitive • PN or PA following • Helping Verbs • Help create a verb phrase
How would you classify the underlined verb in the following sentences? • She felt sick after she ate rotten bananas. • linking • Her mother felt her head to see if she had a temperature. • action • They had felt for splinters in the stray cat’s foot. • helping
Adjectives – describe N. or Pro. • Types of adjectives: • Articles – definite & indefinite • Common • Proper • Compound • Possessive • Demonstrative • Interrogative • Indefinite
How would you classify the underlined adjective in the following sentences? • I am not an only child. • Indefinite article • For my birthday, my brother bought me a new desk lamp. • Common • Did you speak to your mother last night? • Possessive • What kind of shoes did you buy? • Interrogative • Mrs. Raburn cancelled our Wednesday meeting. • Proper • This candy is sour – I love it! • Demonstrative • Each student was given a chance to study. • Indefinite • Our football team was undefeated. • Compound
Adverbs – modify V., Adj., Adv. • Answers 1 of 4 questions: • Where? • When? • In what manner? • To what extent?
Identify the adverb in the following sentences…(Hint: label the sentence parts) • She tearfully accepted the award. • tearfully • He has never asked for much help. • never • My science teacher is a very friendly person. • very • I jog weekly. • weekly • Last Saturday, I thoroughly cleaned our bathrooms. • thoroughly • We live close to the school. • close
Prepositions • SING! • Super Squirrel! • A preposition will always have an object of the preposition after it.
In the following sentences, tell if the underlined word is a preposition or an adverb… • We found the keys in the car. • preposition • They came in and dinner began. • adverb • The dog would not come near. • adverb • The flowers were blooming near the fence. • preposition • The package was left by the back door. • preposition • I cannot believe he just walked by! • adverb • The puppy wriggled and slipped through. • adverb • Magically, they walked through the mirror. • preposition
Conjunctions • 3 Types . . . • Coordinating • F A N B O Y S • May look for comma before in some cases • Correlative • W N B E N • Subordinating • Begins a subordinate clause • May look for comma before in some cases
In the following sentences, tell what type of conjunction the underlined word is . . . • She not only won first prize, but she also went on to the regional competition. • correlative • Please go to the store and then straight home. • coordinating • Will Zeke or Kendall be going with us? • coordinating • Whetheryou like it or not, you will clean your room! • correlative • Neither Grandma nor Grandpa can drive anymore. • correlative
Interjections • Expresses emotion • Some types of emotion that might be shown . . . • Surprise • Joy • Pain • Impatience • Hesitation • Anger • Functions separately from the rest of the sentence
In the following sentences, tell what emotion the underlined word is showing . . . • Ouch! I caught my finger in the door. • pain • Wow! I am so excited you are here. • joy • Hey! I have told you not to do that! • anger • Yuck! I don’t like that at all. • dislike • Whew! I am so glad that meeting is over. • relief