Grammar Study and Review

Parts of Speech You Should Know:
  • Noun- a person, place, or thing
  • Pronoun - takes the place of a noun
  • Adjective - describes or limits a noun or pronoun
  • Verb - shows action or being
  • Adverb - modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb
  • Conjunction - links words, phrases, and clauses
  • Article - limits a noun (a, an, the)
  • Interjection - a word that shows extreme emotion
  • Preposition - indicates the temporal, spatial or logical relationship of its object to the rest of the sentence (begins prepositional phrase)
about       around      by           in         through
above      at            down        near      to
across      before      during       on        toward
after        behind      except      off       under
against     beside      for           on        up
among     between    from        over      with

Sentence Analysis Steps:
  1. Underline simple subject once, simple predicate twice.
  2. Divide complete subject and complete predicate.
  3. Mark off prepositional phrases.
  4. Complete Word, Kind, and Use chart for every word in the sentence.

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