It`s A Grammar Thing - Newfield Central Schools

Subject - A word(s) that tells who or what the sentence is about.
Predicate - the part of the sentence that tells about the subject (has the verb in it)
Noun - A noun is a word that names a person, place, or thing.
Common Noun - A common noun is a word that names any person, place, or thing.
table, boy, window, chair, book
Proper Noun - A proper noun is a word that names a particular (specific) person, place or thing and is always
Mrs. Terwilliger, Newfield Central School, Washington Monument
Pronoun- A pronoun is a word that replaces a noun.
he, she, it, I, we, they, our, her, him, them, you
Adjective - An adjective is a word that descibes a noun. Sn adjective can tell what kind, how many, or which one.
odd, strange, most, two, that, fifth
Verbs - There are 3 types of verbs
Action Verb - An action verb is a word that shows "doing" or action
ran, jump, yell, sneeze, eat
Helping Verb - A helping verbs comes before the main (action) verb and
helps the main verb name the action and the time the action takes
have, has, had
doe, does, did
be, am,
is, are,
can, could,
was, were,
shall, should,
will, would
may, might, must
Linking Verb - a linking verb is a word that "links' or connects the subject
to the words that tell about the subject
is, was, were, are, am
Adverb - An adverb is a word that describes action verbs
(or an adjective or another adverb)
"ly" words
slowly, quickly, easily, loudly, steadily, quietly, beautifully, angrily, happily
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