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Identifying Parts of Speech

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