Grade 5 Grammar

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Grade 5 Grammar
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5th Grade Grammar concepts
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  1. conjunction (5.1)
    A conjunction joins words or groups of words.

    • Examples:
    • and
    • or
    • but

    Some conjunctions tell where, when, why, how or under what conditions including: after, although, as, because, before, if, since, so that, until, when, whether, and while.
  2. common noun (5.2)
    A common noun names any person, place, or thing.

    • Examples:
    • family
    • porch
    • dog
    • street
  3. proper noun (5.2)
    A proper nound names a particular person, place, or thing and begins with a capital letter.

    • Examples:
    • days of the week (Monday, Tuesday, etc)
    • months of the year (January, February, etc.)
    • holidays (Christmas, Halloween, etc.)
    • Dryden Street
    • Grandpa Mac
  4. singular noun (5.2)
    A singular noun names one person, place, or thing.

    • Examples:
    • color
    • button
    • fang
  5. plural noun (5.2)
    A plural noun names more than one person, place, or thing. Most plural nouns are formed by adding -s or -es.
  6. command (5.1)
    A command is a sentence that tells someone to do something. It ends with a period.

    • Examples:
    • Write each word five times.
    • Please tell him to pitch the ball.
  7. exclamation (5.1)
    An exclamation expresses a strong feeling. It ends with an exclamation point.

    • Examples:
    • Wow, that was fast!
    • I love that idea!
  8. subject (5.1)
    A subject of a sentence tells who or what the sentence is about.

    • Examples:
    • The baker made cupcakes for everyone.
    • Davy's dog chased the rabbit.

    The complete subject includes all the words in the subject. The simple subject in the main word in the complete subject.
  9. predicate (5.1)
    The predicate of the sentence tells what the subject does.

    • Examples:
    • The baker made cupcakes for everyone.
    • Davy's dog chased the rabbit.

    The complete predicate includes all the words from the predicate. The simple predicate is the main word in the complete predicate.

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