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PARTS OF SPEECH
Kaitlyn Stooks
Table of Contents
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Objectives
What is a noun?
What is a verb?
What is an adjective?
Let’s test your knowledge on the parts of speech!
Listening Activity
Journal Activity
Objectives
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Students will be able to define a noun, a verb and
an adjective.
Students will be able to identify nouns, adjectives
and verbs.
Students will be able to identify the different parts
of speech within a sentence.
What is a noun?
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A noun is a word that
identifies a person, a
place or a thing.
Here are some
examples of nouns!
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dog
Syracuse
mother
New York
apple
United States of
America
school
teacher
Miss Stooks
Wegmans
What are the nouns in this sentence?
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The beautiful bride married the handsome groom.
bride, groom
What is a verb?
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A verb is a word that
identifies any action
(past, present or future).
Here are some
examples of verbs!
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run
walk
eat
dancing
play
shopped
loves
think
sleeping
went
What are the verbs in this sentence?
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The friendly teacher greeted her students as they
walked through the door.
Click on the
picture to
find out!
greeted, walked
What is an adjective?
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An adjective is a word
that describes a noun.
Here are some
examples
of adjectives!
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pretty
tired
happy
excited
dark
quiet
important
slow
colorful
round
What are the adjectives in this
sentence?
The tough football player caught the
ball during the amazing game.
Click on the picture to find
out!
tough, amazing
Quiz
Let’s see what you have learned about the
different parts of speech! Get ready 
Can you identify the nouns?
Click on the correct set of nouns in the following sentence.
Mary went to the park.
Mary, park
went, park
Awesome!
Try again!
Can you identify the verbs?
Click on the correct set of verbs in the following sentence.
The cat was purring all night.
was, all
was, purring
Try again!
Nice job!
Can you identify the adjectives?
Click on the correct set of adjectives in the following sentence.
The white, fluffy cloud was in the
sky.
cloud, sky
white, fluffy
Try again!
Way to go!
Can you identify the noun?
Listen to the following sentence. Click on the noun of the sentence. You may
listen to the sentence multiple times.
teacher
Way to go!
very
Try again!
is
Try again!
tall
Try again!
Can you identify the verb?
Listen to the following sentence. Click on the verb of the sentence. You may
listen to the sentence multiple times.
soccer
Try again!
team
Try again!
won
game
Great job!
Try again!
Which is not an adjective?
Listen to the following list of words. Click on the word that is NOT an
adjective.
important
colorful
giraffe
Listening Activity
Listen to the audio clip. On a separate sheet of paper make a chart for
nouns, verbs and adjectives. While listening, record all of the nouns, verbs
and adjectives you hear. You may listen to this clip more than once.
Nouns
Verbs
Adjectives
Journal Activity
Reflect on this PowerPoint and write down the definitions of a noun, a verb
and an adjective. Also, provide at least three examples of each.
Sources used
http://www.google.com for definitions
http://googleimages.com for journal clipart
Microsoft Office 2007 for Clip Art
Sound clips recorded through Audacity by Kaitlyn Stooks