Linking Verbs. Adverbs. Parts of Speech 2. By Terri Coleson. Proper Nouns. Proper Nouns. A proper noun refers to places and people only NOT ideas or things All names of people, cities, states, and countries are proper nouns Proper nouns don’t have definitions
Albuquerque, Truman, Ms. Coleson, Mexico, United States, Mario, Patricia
Only people or places can be proper nouns, not things or ideas.
When Ms. Darby walked into her classroom,she saw three students, Angel, Mariah, and Dominic drawing silly faces on her board. She told the class “ Here at Sunnydale Middle School we know better than to act like that!”. (Click for Answer)
1) Ms. Darby 2) Angel 3) Mariah, 4) Dominic 5) Sunnydale Middle School
Am, Are, Is, Was, Were, Smell, Feel, Taste, Seem, Become, Appear
What is special about a linking verb? (Click for Answer)
A linking verb shows action without a person moving or putting physical effort into the action.
I was sitting in my living room one morning and becoming bored with TV. I was going to clean house, but decided to go for a walk instead. When I got outside, I smelled someone grilling. I could almost taste it. So I went back inside and decided to cook instead! (Click for Answer)
1) Was 2) Becoming 3) Decided 4) Got 5) Smelled
Slowly, Quickly, Clumsily, vigorously, sadly, Happily,
A word that describes a verb, and tells us HOW something is done!
I woke up slowly as the sun shone brightly through my open window. The wind blew gently and I smiled wide. I knew it would be the perfect day to plant my delicately colored rosebushes. (Click for Answer)
1) Slowly 2) Brightly 3) Gently 4) Wide 5) Delicately
Aproper noun refers to a person or place only!
Adverbsdescribe a verb. They use HOW something is done.
Sometimes adverbs are just adjectives with –ly added to the end. Most end in –ly.
Aproper noun is a person or place only!
Define a linking verb (Click for Answer)
A linking verb is an action without moving or physical effort.
A word that describes a verb!
Identify the propernouns, linking verbs, and adverbsin the following sentences.
I jumped up startled as I felt something crawling slowly across my face. My cat, Peanut looked at me before crawling warily into a pouncing position. I screamed loudly as she jumped over me. I sighed quietly. I would be able to go to the Rihanna Concert tonight without a scar. (Click for Answer)
1) Peanut 2) Rihanna 3)Felt 4) Signed 5) Able 6) Startled
7) Slowly 8) Loudly 9) Quietly