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Name:_____________________ Parts of Speech Study Guide /Targets The examples on this review sheet will appear on the test! There will be 25 multiple choice questions on the test -- study hard! TARGET: I can define and give examples of noun. NOUN Definition: Nouns are words that name people, places, things, and ideas. A noun is a general word that can mean more than one person, place, or thing. These nouns are lower case, except when they come at the beginning of a sentence. Examples of nouns include student, chef, Jennifer, school, Florida, Europe, chair, homework, book, peace, happiness, and anger. TARGET: I can define and give examples of a proper noun. PROPER NOUN Definition: A proper noun is the name of a specific person, place, or thing. Proper nouns always begin with a capital letter. Examples of proper nouns include: Bardstown Elementary, Mrs. Spalding, Dr, Seuss, Keystone Cinema, TARGET: I can identify and use relative pronouns. RELATIVE PRONOUN Definition: A relative pronoun connects a dependent clause to a word in another part of the sentence: Examples of relative pronouns include: Students who want to join chorus should see Mr. Wesley; relative pronouns include: who, whose, whom, which, that, whoever, whomever, whichever, whatever. TARGET: I can define and give examples of pronouns PRONOUN Definition: A pronoun is a word used in place of nouns Examples of pronouns include I, me, my, mine, you, your, yours, he, his, him, she, her, it, its, we, us our, ours, they, their, theirs, them, who, which, those, myself, and some. VERB TARGET: I can use and identify a verb. I know how to use verb tenses. Definition: Action verbs tell what the subject is doing. Examples of verbs include, giggle, talk, run, drink, look, laugh, howl, write, and read. TARGET: I can use and identify a helping verb. I know how to use helping verbs. I can use modal auxiliaries (can, may, must) HELPING VERB Definition: A helping verb comes before the main verb and gives it a more specific meaning. Examples: Helping verbs includes, shall, will, must, can, may, has, have, had, do, did, should, would, could, is, are, was, were, been, and does. TARGET: I can define and give examples of adjectives. I can order adjectives within a sentence. ADJECTIVE Definition: Adjectives are words that describe people, places, and things (nouns). Order adjectives: sometimes we have more than one adjective in front of a noun; adjectives usually come in this order; general opinion, specific opinion, size, shape, age, color, nationality, materials. Examples: of adjectives include purple, five, talkative, large, many, and smart. Examples of order adjectives include a small red bag TARGET: I can define and give examples of adverbs. I can define and use relative adverbs . ADVERB Definition: Adverbs are words that describe actions or descriptions (verbs, adjectives, and adverbs); Relative adverbs answer these questions: Where? When? Why? Examples: of adjectives include slowly, gently, carefully, totally, widely, and usually. Relative adverbs include: often, fast, tomorrow, very, sometimes. TARGET: I can use and identify prepositions and prepositional phrases. PREPOSITION Definition: Prepositions tell in what position a noun or pronoun is. Prepositional Phrases are made up of a preposition and the noun or pronoun that comes after it. Examples or prepositions: in, on, under, beside, below, to, at, by, like, of, over, since, and with. Examples: prepositional phrases., like “at the mall,” “under the table,” and “with Mrs. Brown,” TARGET: I can define and use a conjunction. I know how to use a coma before a coordinating conjunctions in a compound sentence. CONJUNCTION Definitions: Conjunctions are words that connect words, groups of words, or sentences. There are two kinds of conjunctions. The first kind, called coordinating conjunctions. The second kind, called correlative conjunctions, are made up of two or more words Examples: of coordinating conjunctions: For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, and So (acronym is FANBOYS) Examples: of correlative conjunctions: both-and, either-or, neither-nor, not only-but also, and whether-or.