I don’t recall the exact wording on the worksheet, but there were a bunch of sentences on the page, and the students needed to underline and circle different parts of the sentence and parts of language. I know a noun is a person, place, or thing, and a proper noun I told them was a name or place normally starting with an uppercase. What are the definitions of the others? Even the aid in the room couldn’t remember what all the different things the students were suppose to find were! We also looked in the students’ books and couldn’t find the answers. If you can give all the definitions I’d love to rip it out of the magazine and add it to my sub bag!
There are nine parts of speech: adverbs, adjectives, article, conjunctions, interjections, nouns, prepositions, pronouns, and verbs.
Verbs are action: jump, run, pull
Nouns are people, places, or things: a boy, a park, a truck
Pronouns take the place of a noun: I, she, who
Adverbs are how something is done: quickly, badly, well
Adjectives describe the noun: blue, tall, tired
Prepositions link nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentence: through, above, during
Conjunctions are words that link words, phrases, or clauses: and, but, or
Interjections show emotion: Hey! Oh. Ouch!
Articles specify a noun: the, an, a