The 8 Parts of Speech Nouns - Definition:

The 8 Parts of Speech Nouns - Definition:

The 8 Parts of Speech Nouns - Definition: A word or word group that is used to name a person, place, thing, or an idea. -Examples: Spongebob, dreams, and book. Common Nouns vs. Proper Nouns Common Noun: -Definition: A common noun names any one of a group of people, places, things, or ideas and is generally not capitalized. -Examples: book, school, marker, computer,

phone, and backpack. Proper Noun: -Definition: A proper noun names a particular person, place, thing, or idea, and is capitalized. -Examples: Holt Handbook, Horse Creek Academy, Mac computer, iPhone, and Under Armour backpack. Pronouns - Definition: A word that is used in place of one or more nouns or pronouns. -Examples: I, they, your, our, she, we, them, he, us, him, his, their, her, and its. He is playing with

the train. They are playing all together. Is she sleeping in her bed? Personal Pronoun -Definition: A personal pronoun refers to how a narrator/speaker is speaking. The one speaking is first person, the one spoken to is second person, or the one being spoken about is third person. -First Person: I, me, my, mine, we, us, ours, our.

-Second person: you, yours, your. -Third person: He, him his, she, her, hers, it, its, they, them, their, theirs. Look, I am good at reading! They are playing jump rope. You click the icon to open the

Adjective -Definition: A word that is used to modify a noun or a pronoun. Green Die. Transpare nt ghost Old Man Haunted House Verb -Definition: A verb is used to express

action or a state of being. -Example: Texting, jumping, push, doing Mom is helping Jack do his homework. She is exercising. The boys are loading the bus. Helping Verbs

-Definition: Helping Verbs help the main verb express action or a state of being. -Examples: can, do, has, might, should, and could. Hey! You should put the toys in the box. Please, can you cut the cake now? Adverb - -

Definition: A word that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb; expresses a relation of place, time, circumstance, manner, cause, degree -Examples: gently, quite, quickly, slowly, tomorrow, weekly, later, and early. (Hint: 80% of adverbs end in the letters LY) The girl is going to ride her bike quickly. It is going to rain

tomorrow and weekly from now on. Preposition -Definition: A word that shows the relationship of a noun or a pronoun to another word. HINT: Think of everything a plane can do to a cloud! -Additional Examples: Above, below, from, since, about, beneath, throughout, concerning, past, and without. This guy is

from history. They are aboard the train. Conjunction -Definition: A word that joins words or word groups. Decide whether to

stay or go. Correlative Conjunctions: -Examples: Bothand, Not onlybut also, Whether or. -Example: Both Jim and Roberto were standing outside. Conjunction Coordinating Conjunctions: remember the acronym

FANBOYS -For -And -Nor -But -Or -Yet -So -Examples: You are supposed to walk on the street or the sidewalk Interjection

-Definition: A word that expresses emotion. -Definition: An interjection has no grammatical relation to the rest of the sentence. -Examples: Wow! YUCK! ThisUh-oh! Well! WEEE! Im Yuck! Yippee! Swinging! OWW! This Hurts. is nasty!

Bookbag Organization Day Come in and quietly have a seat. We will be talking briefly about organization and its importance. If you are quiet, I will allow you to talk WITH AN INSIDE VOICE to your partner as we organize. I will be checking the state of your bookbag before the end of class.

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