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Parts of Speech

Learn about the parts of speech.
a data set by ms.brown
created May 25, 2017
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FAMILY TREE
Part of SpeechOther NameWhat Is It?Example 1Example 2Example 3In a Sentence
NounNaming WordsUsed to name people, places, things, animals, ideas, and events.Jane DoedogbirthdayThe DOG found a bone.
VerbAction WordsShows an action or state of being.runamkickI can KICK the ball very far.
PronounUsed as a replacement for a noun. They are often used in place of a noun that has already been written or spoken, so that it is not repeated.shehistheySarah told me SHE was sad.
AdjectiveDescribing WordsUsed to describe a noun or pronoun. They can describe the size, number, color, or quality of the noun or pronoun.redgiganticbeautifulI wore a RED dress.
AdverbUsed to describe a verb, adjective, or another adverb. They can describe the place, time, amount, or cause of the verb, adjective, or adverb.quicklyveryhappilyThe day was VERY hot.
PrepositionPlacing WordsWords that show location or time. This part of speech tells you where or when the noun acted.underoutsidebeforeJonas went OUTSIDE after breakfast.
ConjunctionLinking or Joining WordsJoins words and phrases together.andbutsoMy friend went to school AND so did I.
InterjectionWords that express emotion. These words may interrupt a thought or sentence. They often end in an exclamation point (!).Hey!Yeah!oh, no!HEY! Don't forget to call me.
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