Card Set Information
person place or thing
ex. he, she, john, sharon, dog, ball, lamp
a word used to describe an action
ex. run, hear, call
A word that takes the place of a noun
ex. he she it him her them us me you
something describing a verb
So when you're reading a sentence, find the verb, and then find what adds meaning to it.
ex. The man ran quickly - ran is a verb - quickly adds meaning to the word ran
A descriptive word describing a noun.
ex. The red ball bounced across the rough, black street. RED describes ball, ROUGH and BLACK describe street.
A preposition links nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentence.
ex.I prefer to read in the library.
the ladder to get into the attic.
Please sign your name
the dotted line
you read the contract.
the stairs and
a conjunction is a joining word, combining two separate thoughts, phrases or clauses.
ex.And As Because But For Just as Or Neither Nor Not only So Whether Yet
a word added to a sentence to convey emotion.
ex.Ugh!, Eek!, or Wow!