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a word that names a person, place, thing, or idea.
: leader, colony, love
a word that is used in place of a noun or another pronoun. The word that a personal pronoun refers to is called an antecedent.
a word used to express an action, a condition, or a taqte of being word (linking verbs)
: an, are, be, been, being, is, was, were,
: appear, become, sound, feel
a word used to described (modifies) a verb/ adjetive
often end in -ly
how? to what extent?
shows relationship between a noun or a pronoun and another word
Direction, location, and time
words used to join words or groups of words.
: but, and, or for
describes/ modifies the nouns, which one? what kind? how many?
who or what the sentence is about, the subject of the sentence
the action the object does, what the subject is or does
a sentence with one independent clause and one or more dependent clauses
two simple sentences joined with a comma and a conjuction
fragment, not a complete sentece
Simple/ Independent Clause
has one independent clause and no dependent clauses. A simple sentence can be elaborate.
is always related to another word in a sentence. It modifies the word in teh same way an adjetive or an adverb does
on the bathroom floor
is swollen from
The sweet potatoes
in the vegetable bin
are green with mold.
confessed that she had eaten the leftover pizza.
Freddy is stiff
from yesterday's long football practice.
Feeling brave, we tried the Dragon Breath Burritos
at Tito's Taco Palace.
an adjective that follows a linking verb and describes the verb's subject. The linking verb connects the predicate adjective with the subject
The sinking of the titanic
used to be