English: Ch 1 & 2

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English: Ch 1 & 2
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First semester English practice chapters 1 & 2
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  1. Know the difference between a sentence and a sentence fragment.

    Give an example of each.
    Give an example of each.
  2. Know what a compound subject and a compound verb are.
    Make a sentence with a compound subject.

    Make a sentence with a compound verb.
  3. Know the four kinds of sentences and give an example of each.
    • 1. DECLARATIVE
    • 2. IMPERATIVE
    • 3. INTERROGATIVE
    • 4. EXCLAMATORY
  4. A noun names a ________, ________, ________, or _________.
    • PERSON
    • PLACE
    • THING
    • IDEA
  5. What is a concrete noun?
    NAMES A PERSON, PLACE, OR THING THAT CAN BE PERCEIVED BY ONE OR MORE OF THE SENSES.
  6. What is an abstract noun?
    NAMES AN IDEA OR FEELING, A QUALITY, OR A CHARACTERISTIC
  7. Name 3 concrete nouns:
    Examples:

    • music
    • photograph
    • rose
  8. Name 3 abstract nouns.
    Examples:

    • love
    • fun
    • freedom
  9. What is a compound noun?
    A SINGLE NOUN MADE UP OF TWO OR MORE WORDS USED TOGETHER
  10. What are the three ways a compound noun may be written?
    • 1. ONE WORD
    • 2. HYPHENATED WORD
    • 3. TWO WORDS
  11. Give two examples of a ONE WORD compound noun:
    • GRANDMOTHER
    • BASKETBALL
  12. Give two examples of a HYPHENATED WORD compound noun:
    • MOTHER-IN-LAW
    • LIGHT-YEAR
  13. Give two examples of TWO WORDS compound nouns:
    • GRAND PIANO
    • JUMPING JACK
  14. What is a collective noun?
    A WORD THAT NAMES A GROUP
  15. Give five examples of a COLLECTIVE NOUN:
    • 1. BATCH
    • 2. CLASS
    • 3. CREW
    • 4. FAMILY
    • 5. QUARTET
  16. What does a personal pronoun do?
    IT REFERS TO ONE SPEAKING (FIRST PERSON), THE ONE SPOKEN TO (SECOND PERSON), OR THE ONE SPOKEN ABOUT (THIRD PERSON)
  17. What is a pronoun?
    IT IS A WORD THAT IS USED IN PLACE OF ONE OR MORE NOUNS OR PRONOUNS.
  18. Reflexive and Intensive pronouns are the ________  ________ pronouns.
    • NECESSARY
    • UNNECESSARY
  19. ________ pronouns are not necessary to the meaning of the sentence.
    INTENSIVE
  20. ________ pronouns are necessary to the meaning of the sentence.
    REFLEXIVE
  21. What are the 4 demonstrative pronouns?
    • 1. THIS
    • 2. THAT
    • 3. THESE
    • 4. THOSE
  22. What do demonstrative pronouns do?
    POINTS OUT A PERSON, PLACE, THING, OR IDEA
  23. Say a sentence using a demonstrative pronoun.
    WE HAVE THESE PLATES AT OUR HOUSE.
  24. What are the 5 interrogative pronouns?
    • 1. WHAT
    • 2. WHICH
    • 3. WHO
    • 4. WHOM
    • 5. WHOSE
  25. What do interrogative pronouns do?
    INTRODUCE A QUESTION
  26. List 10 common indefinite pronouns:
    • 1. ALL     2. ANY     3. ANYONE     4.BOTH
    • 5. EACH     6. EITHER     7. EVERYTHING
    • 8. FEW     9. MANY     10. MORE     11. MOST
    • 12. MUCH     13. NOBODY     14. NONE
    • 15. NO ONE     16. ONE     17. OTHER
    • 18. SEVERAL     19. SOME     20. SOMEBODY
  27. What do indefinite pronouns do?
    REFER TO A PERSON, PLACE, THING, OR IDEA THAT IS NOT SPECIFICALLY NAMED.
  28. Most indefinite pronouns can be used as ________.
    ADJECTIVES
  29. What are the 5 common RELATIVE PRONOUNS?
    • 1. THAT
    • 2. WHICH
    • 3. WHO
    • 4. WHOM
    • 5. WHOSE
  30. What do RELATIVE PRONOUNS do?
    INTRODUCES AN ADJECTIVE CLAUSE
  31. Say a sentence using a relative pronoun:
    Fred, who is sick, will not be at school today.
  32. An adjective is a word that is used to modify a ________ or a ________.
    • NOUN
    • PRONOUN
  33. What are the most commonly used adjectives (they are all articles)?
    • A
    • AN
    • THE
  34. What questions do adjectives answer?
    • 1. WHAT KIND?
    • 2. WHICH ONE?
    • 3. HOW MUCH?
    • 4. HOW MANY?

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