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Adjective

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Adjective
A word that describes a noun
Adverb
A word that describes a verb
Alliteration
Words beginning with the same consonant
Brackets
A punctuation mark used instead of commas when including extra information in a sentence
Chronological order
The order in which events happen (time order)
Main clause
Part of a sentence including a verb that makes sense on its own
Colon
A punctuation mark to introduce a list
Compound sentence
A sentence consisting of two main clauses joined by a connective
Complex sentence
A sentence consisting of a main clauses and one or more subordinate clause
Connective
A word or group of words which joins sentences or parts of sentences
Dialogue
Speech between two or more people
Ellipsis
... Used to create suspense or to show omission
Exclamation mark
A punctuation mark used at the end of a sentence to show strong feelings
Homophones
Words that sound the same but have different spellings and meanings
Imperative verbs
A verb that commands or tells the reader or listener to do something
Noun
A word that names a person, place or thing
Prefixes
Letters added to the beginning of the word which change the meaning
Preposition
A word which tells us the position of something
Pronouns
Words which stand in the place of a noun
Proper noun
Words that name a particular person, thing or place and begins with a capital letter
Simile
Where something is compared to something else using like or as
Suffixes
Letters added to the end of a word to change the meaning
Verb
An action word