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Parts of Speech Review. NOUNS. Identify the nouns in the sentence. Do not name pronouns as nouns. Back to the board, Alex!. VERBS. Identify the entire verb phrase of the sentence. Also identify the “main verb” of the sentence. Is the main verb a linking verb or an action verb?.

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Nouns
NOUNS

  • Identify the nouns in the sentence.

  • Do not name pronouns as nouns.

Back to the board, Alex!


Verbs
VERBS

  • Identify the entire verb phrase of the sentence.

  • Also identify the “main verb” of the sentence.

  • Is the main verb a linking verb or an action verb?

Back to the board, Alex!


Adjectives
ADJECTIVES

  • Identify the adjectives that are in each sentence.

  • Explain what word is being modified by the adjective.

Back to the board, Alex!


Adverbs
ADVERBS

  • Identify all adverbs in the sentences.

  • Explain what word is modified by adverbs… don’t forget! Adverbs can modify three parts of speech. What are they?

Back to the board, Alex!


Pronouns
PRONOUNS

  • For some pronouns, you have to identify the pronouns in the sentence and explain if they are in first, second, or third person.

  • For other pronouns, you have to choose the correct pronoun for a sentence.

Back to the board, Alex!


Nouns 100
NOUNS - 100

The ugly duckling turned into a swan.


Answer nouns 100
Answer: Nouns - 100

The nouns were

<- DUCKLING

and

SWAN ->

Back to the board, Alex!


Nouns 200
NOUNS - 200

The haunted house seemed to stare at me.


Answer nouns 200
Answer: NOUNS - 200

  • There was only one noun in that sentence:

    HOUSE

  • (ME is a first person pronoun taking the place of a noun.)

Back to the board, Alex!


Nouns 300
NOUNS - 300

The computer game is difficult to understand.


Answer nouns 300
Answer: NOUNS - 300

There is only one noun:GAME

  • “Computer” can be a noun sometimes, but in this case, it is an adjective describing WHAT KIND of game it is.

Back to the board, Alex!


Nouns 400
NOUNS - 400

This blanket and this hot chocolate are making me warm.


Answer nouns 400
Answer: NOUNS - 400

There are two nouns:

BLANKET

And

CHOCOLATE

(Hot is an adjective modifying chocolate.)

Back to the board, Alex!


Nouns 500
NOUNS - 500

Christa has done all of her laundry.


Answer nouns 500
Answer: NOUNS - 500

There are two nouns:

CHRISTA

And

LAUNDRY

What particular kind of noun is “Christa”?

Therefore, how should it always be written?

Back to the board, Alex!


Verbs 100
VERBS - 100

  • My name is not Dave.

  • Remember:

    • Complete verb phrase?

    • What is the main verb?

    • What kind of verb is it? (action or linking)


Answer verbs 100
Answer: VERBS - 100

  • Complete verb phrase: IS

  • IS is a linking verb

    • (Remember, NOT is always an adverb, not part of the verb phrase)

Back to the board, Alex!


Verbs 200
VERBS - 200

  • This birthday could not have been any better!


Answer verbs 200
Answer: VERBS – 200

  • Complete Verb Phrase:

    COULD HAVE BEEN

    (NOT is an adverb!!!)

  • Main Verb:

    BEEN(a linking verb)

Back to the board, Alex!


Verbs 300
VERBS - 300

Staples has the best kinds of pens.

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Answer verbs 300
Answer: VERBS – 300

  • Complete verb phrase

    HAS

  • Type of verb:

    Action Verb

  • What kind of action is being shown?

    Ownership / Possession

Back to the board, Alex!


Verbs 400
VERBS - 400

Some grapefruits can taste very sour.

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Answer verbs 400
Answer: VERBS - 400

  • Complete verb phrase:

    CAN TASTE

  • Main verb:TASTE

  • Type of verb:Linking

    (Grapefruits = sour)

Back to the board, Alex!


Verbs 500
VERBS - 500

DAILY DOUBLE

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Verbs 5001
VERBS – 500

Can’t you be quiet for just one second?!

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Answer verbs 500
Answer: VERBS - 500

  • Complete verb phrase:

    CAN BE

  • Main verb: BE(linking verb)


Parts of speech review

  • To find that verb phrase, it is useful to change the question “Can’t you be quiet for just one second?” into a sentence:

    You can’t be quiet for just one second.

  • N’t (the contraction for “not” is not part of the verb phrase (it is an adverb)

  • Therefore, the verb phrase is

    CAN BE

Back to the board, Alex!


Adjectives 100
ADJECTIVES - 100 question “Can’t you be quiet for just one second?” into a sentence:

The wobbly desk was also rusty.


Answer adjectives 100
Answer: ADJECTIVES - 100 question “Can’t you be quiet for just one second?” into a sentence:

There are two adjectives:

WOBBLY and RUSTY

They both modify the same noun:

DESK

Back to the board, Alex!


Adjectives 200
ADJECTIVES - 200 question “Can’t you be quiet for just one second?” into a sentence:

That blond girl, Sally, thinks your brother is cute.

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Answer adjectives 200
Answer: ADJECTIVES - 200 question “Can’t you be quiet for just one second?” into a sentence:

  • There are three adjectives:THAT, BLOND, YOURandCUTE

    THAT describeswhichgirl

    BLONDEdescribes which girl

    YOUR describes which brother

    CUTEdescribes the brother

Back to the board, Alex!


Adjectives 300
ADJECTIVES - 300 question “Can’t you be quiet for just one second?” into a sentence:

The lime jello is very wobbly.

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Answer adjectives 300
Answer: ADJECTIVES - 300 question “Can’t you be quiet for just one second?” into a sentence:

  • There are two adjectives:

    LIME

    (describes what kind of Jell-O)

    WOBBLY

    (describes what the Jell-O is like)

Back to the board, Alex!


Adjectives 400
ADJECTIVES - 400 question “Can’t you be quiet for just one second?” into a sentence:

The old drum had a speck of red blood on it.

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Answer adjectives 400
Answer: ADJECTIVES - 400 question “Can’t you be quiet for just one second?” into a sentence:

There are two adjectives:

OLD and RED

OLDdescribes what kind of drum

REDdescribes what kind of blood

Back to the board, Alex!


Adjectives 500
ADJECTIVES - 500 question “Can’t you be quiet for just one second?” into a sentence:

That fish is staring at me.

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Answer adjectives 500
Answer: ADJECTIVES - 500 question “Can’t you be quiet for just one second?” into a sentence:

  • The adjective is THAT.

  • It answers the question “Which one?” about the fish.

Back to the board, Alex!


Adverbs 100
ADVERBS - 100 question “Can’t you be quiet for just one second?” into a sentence:

My hairdresser cut my hair too quickly

(…and I wound up with a mullet!!!)

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Answer adverbs 100
Answer: ADVERBS - 100 question “Can’t you be quiet for just one second?” into a sentence:

There are two adverbs:

TOO and QUICKLY

QUICKLY describes how the hairdresser cut (verb)

TOO modifies to what extent the hairdresser cut quickly (adverb)

Back to the board, Alex!


Adverbs 200
ADVERBS - 200 question “Can’t you be quiet for just one second?” into a sentence:

Tucker always sits very nicely.


Answer adverbs 200
Answer: ADVERBS - 200 question “Can’t you be quiet for just one second?” into a sentence:

There were three adverbs:

ALWAYS, VERY, and NICELY

  • ALWAYS describes when he sits (verb) nicely (adverb)

  • NICELY describes how he sits (verb)

  • VERY describes to what extent he sits nicely (adverb)

Back to the board, Alex!


Adverbs 300
ADVERBS - 300 question “Can’t you be quiet for just one second?” into a sentence:

Jessica will happily do any chore if you ask her soon.


Answer adverbs 300
Answer: ADVERBS - 300 question “Can’t you be quiet for just one second?” into a sentence:

There are two adverbs:

HAPPILY and SOON

* HAPPILY describes how Jessica will do (verb) the chore.

* SOON describes when you ask (verb) Jessica to do the chore.

Back to the board, Alex!


Adverbs 400
ADVERBS - 400 question “Can’t you be quiet for just one second?” into a sentence:

  • Jeremy didn’t win for class president

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Answer adverbs 400
Answer: ADVERBS - 400 question “Can’t you be quiet for just one second?” into a sentence:

  • There is only one adverb:

    N’T

    (the contraction for NOT)

    * Remember how we said that “not” and “n’t” are never part of a verb phrase???

Back to the board, Alex!


Adverbs 500
ADVERBS - 500 question “Can’t you be quiet for just one second?” into a sentence:

DAILY DOUBLE


Adverbs 5001
ADVERBS - 500 question “Can’t you be quiet for just one second?” into a sentence:

Can you thoroughly wash my very dirty clothing quite rapidly?


Answer adverbs 500
Answer: ADVERBS - 500 question “Can’t you be quiet for just one second?” into a sentence:

There are MANY adverbs:

THOROUGHLY – describes how or to what extent the clothing should be washed (verb)

VERY - describes howdirty (adjective)

RAPIDLY – describes how the clothing should be washed (verb)

QUITE – describes to what extent the clothing should be washed rapidly (adverb)

Back to the board, Alex!


Pronouns 100
PRONOUNS - 100 question “Can’t you be quiet for just one second?” into a sentence:

That is a humungous insect!

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Answer pronouns 100
Answer: PRONOUNS - 100 question “Can’t you be quiet for just one second?” into a sentence:

The pronoun is THAT.

It is taking the place of whatever insect (noun) is being talked about…

Back to the board, Alex!


Pronouns 200
PRONOUNS - 200 question “Can’t you be quiet for just one second?” into a sentence:

(I, me) and Ryan love to go bowling with Kevin and (they, them).

* Choose the correct pronouns.


Answer pronouns 200
Answer: PRONOUNS - 200 question “Can’t you be quiet for just one second?” into a sentence:

I and Ryan love to go bowling with Kevin and them.

Remember the trick: If it is the pronoun and another noun, take out the other noun (in this case, “Ryan” and “Kevin”).

This sounds odd:

Me would love to go bowling with they.

This sounds right:

I would love to go bowling with them.

Back to the board, Alex!


Pronouns 300
PRONOUNS - 300 question “Can’t you be quiet for just one second?” into a sentence:

My parents and

(we, us)

just got a Nintendo Wii.

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Answer pronouns 300
Answer: PRONOUNS – 300 question “Can’t you be quiet for just one second?” into a sentence:

My parents and we just got a Nintendo Wii.

Remember the trick: If it is the pronoun and another noun, take out the other noun (in this case, “my parents”).

This sounds odd:

Us just got a Nintendo Wii.

This sounds right:

We just got a Nintendo Wii.

Back to the board, Alex!


Pronouns 400
PRONOUNS – 400 question “Can’t you be quiet for just one second?” into a sentence:

Many do not like eating fish.

* Identify the pronoun

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Answer pronouns 400
Answer: PRONOUNS - 400 question “Can’t you be quiet for just one second?” into a sentence:

The pronoun is MANY.

It takes the place of the people (noun) who do not like to eat fish.

Back to the board, Alex!


Pronouns 500
PRONOUNS - 500 question “Can’t you be quiet for just one second?” into a sentence:

Calleigh and Trish are not going swimming with (we, us).


Answer pronouns 500
Answer: PRONOUNS - 500 question “Can’t you be quiet for just one second?” into a sentence:

Calleigh and Trish are not going swimming with US.

Back to the board, Alex!