Tuesday, October 2, 2012

60-Second Good-To-Knows - October 2nd, 2012

This Week's Topic: Grammar

Noun - A person, place, thing, or idea
Pronoun- A pronoun is used in place of a noun. Examples of a pronoun are: he, her, him, I
Verbs - A verb tells about an action or a state of being.
   Action Verbs - Expresses Action
   Linking Verbs - Links the subject of the sentence with information about it
Adjective - Modifies a noun or a pronoun.
Adverb - Modifies a Verb, an adjective, or another adverb (Often words that end in -ly)
Preposition - Links a noun, pronoun, or phrase to another part of a sentence
Conjunctions - Connects words or groups of words
   Example: Do you want to play checkers or cards?
                   We're going to be Calvin and Hobbs this Halloween.
Interjections - An interjection expresses an emotion. It might show excitement or surprise.
   Example: Wow! That is a giant pumpkin!

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