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The Eight Parts of Speech

 

Kids today can name eight rock groups, eight TV shows or eight brands of candy one heck of a lot faster than they can come up with the eight parts of speech. Find ways to work with them so that the fundamentals of our language will become second nature, and make the writing process a little less mysterious and a little more systematic.

 

Here they are:

 

Noun

 

Verb

 

Pronoun

Adjective

 

Adverb

 

Preposition

 

Conjunction

 

Interjection

 

A student should be able to define each one, list a few examples, and use one in a sentence.

 

Here's a quick test:

 

http://www.uottawa.ca/academic/arts/writcent/hypergrammar/rvpartsp.html

 

 

By Susan Darst Williams www.GoBigEd.com Grammar Granny 004 2006

 

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