The 8 Parts of Speech. Common Nouns: Words that name a person, place, or thing. The cow jumped over the moon . We celebrated my birthday with a great, big, chocolate cake . Shawn cut the grass. Shawn Cut grass. Proper Noun: A specific person, place, or thing.
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Words that name a person,
place, or thing
We celebrated my birthday with a great, big, chocolate cake.
A specific person, place, or thing
Betsy Ross Bridge
words that take the place of nouns
He likes to eat.
Cindy is going to Becky’s house.
She is going to her house.
a word that describes a noun or pronoun. It tells what kind, how many, or which one.
Is the action in a sentence
Jessica jumped over the spider.
Describes how the action is performed. They tell how much, how often, when and where something is done.
Usually end in ly
The dog quickly ran towards his owner.
How did he run?
A word that shows position or direction.
Examples: in, out, under, over, after, into
The cat was asleep under the covers.
What did I do? In which direction?
A word that connects words or phrases
My dog likes to take long walks and catch Frisbees.