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Parts of Speech Practice, Parts of Speech

Sentences where students must identify the part of speech
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Who is listening to the radio? WHO
Pronoun
The sheriff drove the robbers out of town. SHERIFF
Noun
I learned that song in kindergarten. I
Pronoun
The storm raged furiously. RAGED
Verb
The lake seems calm. CALM
Adjective
Nicole's letters are always cheerful. ARE
Verb
He said he did well on the test. WELL
Adverb
The elevator went up to the first floor. TO
Preposition
Our grass seems to grow rapidly, but your grass does not. BUT
Conjunction
The salesperson always answers questions courteously. ALWAYS
Adverb
She spoke loudly at the pep assembly. LOUDLY
Adverb
The bell rang too loudly for this small room. SMALL
Adjective
Tara is happy with her new work. WITH
Preposition
The school closes at four p.m. AT
Prepostion
Neither Amy nor Danielle want to clean the house. NEITHER NOR
Conjunction
Put the painting over the mantle. OVER
Prepostion
A guide directed us back to our hotel. GUIDE
Noun
A dog is a very good pet. IS
Verb
Exercise should be a part of your daily routine. ROUTINE
Noun
The papers were on the table. WERE
Verb
Jane, you read too rapidly. YOU
Pronoun
Overhead the stars twinkled brightly. OVERHEAD
Adverb
He sees too many movies. SEES
Verb
They were quite late. LATE
Adjective
Our holidays passed too quickly. HOLIDAYS
Noun
Did you make your train on time? DID
Verb
They must have left late. THEY
Pronoun
Sarah and Christine are coming over my house. AND
Conjunction
They knew all of the answers because they studied. BECAUSE
Conjunction
I have been studying for two hours. FOR
Preposition
That child seems very bright. BRIGHT
Adjective
Are you nearly ready for the party? NEARLY
Adverb
The horse ran down the street. HORSE
Noun
The horse ran down the street. DOWN
Preposition
While you work on your assignment, I will pass back papers. WHILE
Conjunction
The doctors remained somewhat hopeful. REMAINED
Verb
The doctors remained somewhat hopeful. SOMEWHAT
Adverb
The train was late to the station. WAS
Verb
She hoped for good weather. HOPED
Verb
The beauty of the forest was amazing. BEAUTY
Noun
The skier was careful near the trees. NEAR
Preposition
She just barely made it on time. JUST
Adverb
The crowd became excited when the Tigers won the game. BECAME
Verb
Both candidates were hopeful. BOTH
Adjective
I am an ardent musice lover. AM
Verb
The surface of the lake is very quiet. QUIET
Adjective
The surface of the lake is very quiet. SURFACE
Noun
Noun (n)
refers to a person, place, thing, or idea
Pronoun (p)
takes the place of a noun
Verb (v)
shows action (physical or mental) or state of being
Adjective (adj)
describes a noun (what kind, how many, which one)
Adverb (adv)
describes verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs
Preposition (prep
shows the relationship of a noun to another word
Conjunction (conj)
joins words or groups of words
Interjection (inter)
an abrupt remark