Parts of Speech Review

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Nouns
A word or word group that is used to name a person, place, thing, or idea.
Common Nouns
Names any one of a group of persons, places, things, or ideas and is generally not capitalized.
Proper Nouns
Names a particular person, place, thing, or idea. It is capitalized.
Pronouns
A word that is used in place of one or more nouns.
Personal Pronouns
Refers to the one speaking is 1st person, the one spoken to is 2nd person, or the one being spoken about is 3rd person.
Demonstrative Pronouns
Used t point out a specific person, place, thing, or idea.
Interrogative Pronouns
Introduces a question
Adjectives
A word that is used to modify a noun or a pronoun .
Demonstrative Adjectives
An adjective that modifies a NOUN or PRONOUN.
Articles
An indefinite article is when they refer to any member of a group.
Verbs
Used to express action or a state of being.
Helping Verbs
Help the main verb express action or a state of being.
Adverbs
A word that modifies a VERB, and adjective, or another word.
Prepositions
A word that shows the relationship of a noun or a pronoun to another word.
Conjunctions
A word that joins a word or word group (FANBOYS).
Interjections
A word that expresses emotion. It has no grammatical relation to the rest of the sentence.
Nouns
Emily, restaurant, book, freedom
Common Nouns
boy, park, baseball
Proper Nouns
Mrs. Stierch, Citi Field, Oreo
Pronouns
I, they, your, our
Personal Pronouns
He, she, it, them, him, her, them
Demonstrative Pronouns
This, that, these, those (1)
Interrogative Pronouns
Who, whom, which, what, whose
Adjectives
Calm, beautiful, funny
Demonstrative Adjectives
This, that, these, those (2)
Articles
the, a, an
Verbs
run, walk, jump
Helping Verbs
Can, do, has, might, should, could
Adverbs
There, up, here, down, tomorrow, quickly, extremely
Prepositions
Beneath, around, under, above
Conjunctions
For, and, nor, but, or, yet, so
Interjections
Yikes! Wow! Yuck! Yippee!