Flowchart for Identifying Parts of Speech

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Flowchart for Identifying Parts of Speech
NO
NO
Is it an action? Is it
something you can
do?
Helping
Is it a person,
place, thing, or
idea?
YES
Is it a word like
he, she, it, those
that stands in for
another word?
YES
NO
Verb
Noun
YES
Pronoun
Action
Proper
Does it describe or
modify another word?
YES
Does it describe a
person, place, thing,
or idea? (noun)
NO
common
YES
Adjective
NO
Articles:
A, an, the
Is it an expression
of emotion, like
oh, yikes!, well, or
ah?
YES
NO
Interjection
Does it describe an
action or another
describing word? (verb,
adjective, or adverb)
YES
Adverb
Does it describe the
position of a noun or
its relationship to
another word? Is it a
word like in, around,
to, inside?
NO
FANBOYS = for, and,
nor, but, or, yet, so
YES
Preposition
May end with
ly; tells how,
when, where, or to what
degree
Does it connect two ideas
with a FANBOYS word or a
pair like either/or, both/and,
not only/but also?
NO
Go back to top, try again
YES
Conjunction
English I
Garvoille
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