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2010-11-18 18:49:07
grammar language arts

Studying for pop quiz on Friday.
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  1. Define noun
    Noun: A person, place, thing, or idea.
  2. Define pronoun
    Pronoun: A word that takes the place of a noun or group of words acting as a noun.
  3. Define antecedent
    Antecedent: The noun for which the pronoun stands.
  4. What are the four types of nouns?
    Collective, Compound, Common, and Proper.
  5. What is a demonstrative pronoun?
    • A demonstrative pronoun points to a specific noun.
    • Example: That movie, Those girls, These jeans.
  6. What is an interrogative pronoun?
    • A pronoun that starts a question.
    • Example:
    • Which
    • Who
    • Whom
  7. What is an indefinite pronoun?
    • A pronoun that refers to a noun without specifying which one.
    • Example:
    • Both students
    • Few artists
    • Everything is ready.
  8. What are the three different types of personal pronouns? Give examples of each, plural and singular.
    • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd person pronouns.
    • 1st: I, me, my, mine (singular)
    • 1st: We, us, our, ours (plural)
    • 2nd:You, your, yours(singular and plural)
    • 3rd: He, him, his, she, her, hers, it, it's (Singular)
    • 3rd: They, them, their, theirs (plural)
  9. What are the 8 parts of speech?
    • 1. Nouns
    • 2. Pronouns
    • 3. Verbs
    • 4. Adjectives
    • 5. Adverbs
    • 6. Prepositions
    • 7. Conjunctions
    • 8. Interjections
    • Every senctence is made up of these parts of speech.