Name: _______________________________________________________________ TURN THIS IN COMPLETED FOR +5 ON YOUR TEST!!!!! Parts of Speech Study Guide (Your test will not necessarily be in this format. You have to understand the “why” in order to correctly label the parts of speech in a sentence.) Answer the following questions: 1. How can you identify whether “shared” verbs are linking or helping? (Ex: is) _________________________________________________________________________________________________ 2. What is a helping verb’s “job”? _______________________________________________________ 3. What is a linking verb’s “job”? _______________________________________________________ 4. Label whether “am” is a linking verb or helping verb in each sentence & explain. I am going on vacation this summer. _______________________________________________________ I am so sleepy. _______________________________________________________________________________ 5. What is the antecedent in the sentence: My aunt sold her car. ______________________ 6. What is an adverb’s “job”? (p. 105) ______________________________________________________ 7. What 3 prepositions do you think are the most common? (p. 109) __________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8. What is the difference in a proper and common noun? (p. 72) ______________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________ #9-10 (Enriched only): 9. What is the difference in a reflexive and intensive pronoun? (p. 79) _______________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________ 10. Identify whether the underlined word is a reflexive or intensive pronoun: Rosalia congratulated herself on meeting her goal. _________________________________ Parts of Speech Study Guide Parts of Speech: Noun (n), Adjective (adj) Pronoun(pro), Preposition (prep) Verb (hv, lv OR av) , Conjunction (conj) Adverb (adv), Interjection (int) Label the part of speech in each sentence. 11. She always drives into work, so she is on time. 12. Their parents own a card store and a candy store. 13. Oops! I dropped my backpack. Be prepared to label the subject and predicate of sentences. Underline the complete subject once and the complete predicate twice. Circle the simple subject. Label the verb or verb phrase as lv, hv or av. 14. Several tents were set up at the park. 15. Some robots look like toy cars. YOU ARE GOING TO DO GREAT! NO STRESSING!