16 terms

Grammar

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Noun
names a person, place, thing, or idea
verb
An action word
Adverb
A word that describes a verb
adjective
A word that describes a noun
Pronoun
A word that takes the place of a noun
reflexive pronoun
pronoun that ends in -self or -selves
proper noun
Names a specific person, place, thing, or idea
quote
to repeat exactly what someone else has said or written
Commas in a series
Use commas to separate three or more words, phrases, or clauses in a series.
Commas in dates
Use a comma to separate the day of the month from the year
Commas in letter writing
Place a comma after a salutation of informal letter and after the closing of all letters
Conjuction
connecting words such as and,but, or
run-on sentence
made up of two or more sentences that are incorrectly run together as a single sentence
Capitalization
writing in capital letters
capitalization book titles
Capitalize the first and last word and all important words
Denver, Colorado
Use a comma to separate the city from the state