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  1. Parts of Speech Starring Mr. Kreher

  2. Why even learn this? • Basis for learning more advanced grammar chords :: music grammar :: writing

  3. 8Magical Parts • Verb - Action or state of being • Noun - Person, place, thing, or idea • Adjective - Describes a noun • Adverb - Describes a verb, adjective, or adverb • Pronoun - Replaces a noun • Preposition - Links a noun to another word • Conjunction - Joins clauses, sentences, or words • Interjection - A short exclamation Articles: the, a, an Grammar! Let English prevail!

  4. Examples? • Verb - • Noun - • Adjective - • Adverb - carefully, easily, quietly, well • Pronoun - I, you, he, she, me, it, her, him, them • Preposition – in, on, behind, beyond, toward, through • Conjunction – FANBOYS (for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so) • Interjection – Uhh, Aha!, Shoot!, Hi Grammar! Let English prevail!

  5. Examples? • Verb - • Noun - • Adjective - • Adverb - • Pronoun - • Preposition - • Conjunction - • Interjection - Grammar! Let English prevail!

  6. Label the parts • WOW! A two-for-one coupon?! • I love English class, but science classes are fun, too. • Romeo quickly climbed over the orchard wall. V Verb N Noun AdjAdjective Adv Adverb Pro Pronoun Pre Preposition C Conjunction I Interjection

  7. Label the parts • WOW! A two-for-one coupon?! • I love English class, but science classes are fun, too. • Romeo quickly climbed over the orchard wall. I AdjAdj N Pro V Adj N C adj N V Adj Adv N Adv V Pre AdjAdj N V Verb N Noun AdjAdjective Adv Adverb Pro Pronoun Pre Preposition C Conjunction I Interjection

  8. Where are we going from here? A sentence needs a SUBJECT (noun) + VERB • The student slept in class. • My dog bit me. • My cat licks butter. • Bertha ate too many White Castles last night. • Dillon tried hard but he couldn’t succeed since he left his zombie repellant at home.

  9. Ultimate test • Try “Jabberwocky” poem!  `Twasbrillig, and the slithytoves  Did gyre and gimble in the wabe:All mimsy were the borogoves,  And the momerathsoutgrabe.