S.Grammar notes Parts of Speech
|What is the 6 step vocabulary plan?||Title, Word, Definition, Synonym, Antonym, and Sentence|
|What is The Writing Process||Rough Draft, Revision of Draft, Edit Draft, Final Draft|
|What is a Noun?||A person, Place, Thing or Idea
Examples: Head, Shoulders, Knees, and toes.
|What is the subject of a sentence called? How do you label it?||Subject Noun SN|
|What is a Verb?||An action word that tells what the subject does.
Examples: Sit, Stand, and Smile
Examples: Is, Are, Was, or Were.
|What constitutes a complete Sentence?||Subject, Verb, Complete thought, Capital letter and Punctuation.|
|Kinds of sentences||Declarative: Makes a Statement. "D" Period.
Interrogative: Asks a Question. "Int." Question Mark ?
Imperative: Gives a command. "Imp." Period.
Exclamatory: Expresses strong feeling. "E" Exclamation pt. !
|What is an Adverb?||Modifies a verb, adjective, or adverb. Adv.
Asks HOW?, WHEN?, and WHERE?
|What is an Adjective?||Modifies a noun or pronoun. Adj.
Asks WHAT KIND? , WHICH ONE?, and HOW MANY?
|What is an Article Adjective?||A, An, The|
|Complete Subject||The subject of the sentence and everything that modifies the subject.
Usually it starts at the beginning of the sentence and includes everything up to the verb.
|Complete Predicate||The verb and all the words that modify the verb. It usually starts with the verb and includes every word after the verb.|
|What is a singular noun?||A person, place, or thing that does not end in s or es and means only one.
Exceptions: Glass-glasses, Dress-dresses. These end in s because it's the natural spelling of the word
|What is a plural noun?||A noun that usually ends in s or es and means more than one.
Example: trucks, pencils, planes
Exception: Some nouns are made plural by changing their spelling. (man, men Child, Children)
|What is a common noun?||Any person, place, or thing
No capital letter
|What is a proper noun?||A specific or particular person, place or thing.
Always capitalized. Hannah, New Jersey
|What is a simple subject?||Subject noun or Subject Pronoun|
|What is a simple Predicate?||Another name for the verb|
|What is an adverb exception?||Occurs when you have an adverb immediately before the verb that starts the predicate.
Example: The famous actor suddenly / collapsed.
|What is a paragraph?||A group of sentences that is written about one particular subject or topic|
|What is a topic?||The subject of the paragraph|
|What is Expository Writing?||The discussion of ideas by giving facts, directions, explanations, definitions, and examples.|
|Three Point Expository Writing||Topic
3 Points about the topic
Sentence #1: Topic sentence
Sentence #2: A three-point sentence
Sentence #3: A first-point sentence
Sentence #4: A Supporting sentence for the first point
Sentence #5: A Second-point sentence
|What is a Natural Order Sentence?||A sentence that has all subject parts first and all predicate parts after the verb|
|What is an Inverted Order Sentence?||A sentence that has predicate words in the complete subject.
When a word is located in the complete subject but modifies the verb, it is a predicate word in the complete subject.
Examples: Tomorrow we / will pick apples. (Inverted)
|What is a Preposition?||A word that connects or joins a noun or a pronoun to the rest of the sentence.|
|What are examples of Prepositions?||Aboard, about, above, across, after, against, along, among, around, at before, behind, below, beneath, beside, between, beyond, but, by, down, during, except, for, from, in, inside, into, like, near, of, off, on, out, outside, over, past, since, through|
|What is an Object of the Preposition?||A noun or pronoun after the preposition in a sentence|
|What is a Prepositional Phrase?||A phrase that begins with a preposition and ends with the object of the preposition.|
|What are two more names for the prepositional phrase?||Adverb phrase or adverbial phrase|
|How do prepositional phrases modify?||They modify like adjectives|
|What are subject pronouns?||I, We, He, She, It, They, or You…… they take the place of a noun in the subject of the sentence.|
|What are pronouns?||I, We, He, She, It, They, and You|
|To find a subject pronoun, what question do we ask the subject?||Who or What Labeled SP|
|What are the Possessive Pronouns?||My, Our, His, Her, Its, Their, Your|
|What are the jobs of possessive pronouns?||To show ownership or possession and to modify like an adjective.
As the question whose? such as whose book?
Include when asking to identify pronouns, possessives, or adj.'s
|What is an understood subject?||A sentence that gives a command or makes a request and leaves the subject unwritten or unspoken.
It is understood the unspoken subject will always by "you"