person, place, thing, or idea
word that describes action or a state of being
modifier of nouns; answers questions which one? how many? what kind? what color?
modifier of verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs; answers questions how? when? where? in what manner? to what extent or degree?
A word that takes the place of a noun or other pronoun in a sentence.
words that show relationships between other words in a sentence; can act as adjectives or adverbs when made into prepositional phrases
joins words, phrases, or clauses in a sentence; can be coordinating or subordinating
an outburst of emotion that is sometimes punctuated with a comma or exclamation mark
a, an, the
who or what the sentence is about
tells what the subject is or is doing
Verbs that link the subject to something in the predicate. Examples include: is, are, was, were, am, be, been, being
Verbs attached to main verb to give a sense of time or condition. Examples include have, do, shall, will.
adjective following a linking verb that describes the subject
predicate nominative (noun)
noun or pronoun that renames the subject of a sentence
One independent clause
Two independent clauses joined by a comma and coordinating conjunction or by a semicolon
A sentence with one independent clause and one or more dependent clauses.
The sentence is making a statement and ends with a period.
The sentence is making an outburst and ends with an exclamation mark.
The sentence is a command or strong request and ends with either a period or exclamation mark.
The sentence is asking a question and ends with a question mark.