This packet defines and identifies the different sentence components/parts of speech including nouns, verbs, adverbs, prepositions, adjectives, articles, interjections, conjunctions and pronouns After viewing this packet, you should be able to properly identify and use these sentence components.
In this packet there are text, video and supplemental tools to help assist in teaching the different sentence components. There is a video slide show with commentary, links to School House Rock videos, and word definitions and examples.
Identifying Sentence Components:
Noun: a word used to name a person, animal, place, thing or idea
Example: car, horse, house, shoe
Example: My car is silver.
Verb: the part of speech that conveys action
Example: bring, read, walk, run, learn, jump, swim, shout
Example: Watch Nikki kick the ball.
Adverb: any word that modifies another part of speech (except a noun). Adverbs typically answer the question “how?” “when?” “where?” or “in what way?” Many times, an adverb ends in -ly.
Example: The waves came in quickly over the rocks.
Adjective: a word you use to creatively describe something, or to make comparisons
Example: My sister is tall and my brother is small
Example: My teacher was frustrated.
Article: a word that combines with a noun to indicate the type of reference being made by the noun.
Example: The children know the way home.
Example: Give me an apple (an signifies a singular apple).
Pronoun: a word that takes the place of a noun
Example: you, thou, we, they, it them
Example: He looked at them.
Conjunction: a part of speech that connects two words, phrases or clauses together.
Example: For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So
Example: Not only is he handsome but he is also smart.
Preposition: a preposition introduces a prepositional phrase and indicates a relationship between two things mentioned in a sentence.
Example: of, to, in, for, with, on
Example: John waits by the road (by is the preposition, by the road is the prepositional phrase).
Interjection: an exclamation made to express emotion
Example: Hey! Sorry! Uhg! Eew! Wow! Neat! Yuck!
Example: Hooray! I got an A+!
Source: wiki, nikki
This slideshow discusses the different sentence components. It includes commentary, photos as well as examples of each sentence component.
These links will lead you to youtube videos of School House Rock songs that help explain the different sentence components. They are creative, catchy and easy to remember! Just click the word and it will link you to the video.
Source: school house rock, youtube