Basic Part of Speech
Advanced Part of Speech
Sentence or Fragment
Punctuation 101
Technical terms
100

Jump

What is a verb?

100

Table

What is a concrete noun?

100

Ran home.

What is a fragment? 

100

I went swimming, jumping, and hiking.

What is having two or more items in a list?

100

This part of speech names a particular person, place, thing, or idea. 

What is a proper noun? 

200

And

What is a conjunction? 

200

Are

We are at school. 

What is a linking verb?

200

The dog barked all day.

What is a sentence?

200

We went to the movies; the new Jurassic Park film came out.

What is a semi-colon? 

200

There are two items (besides a capital letter and ending punctuation) that are a part of every sentence. 

What is a subject and a predicate? 

300

Freedom

What is a noun? 

300

Crowd

What is a collective noun?

300

Bob fell. 

What is a sentence? 

300
The type of punctuation I use to show it is a short story or the title of a poem. 

What are quotation marks? 

300

Who or what the pronoun is referring to.

What is an antecedent? 

400

Bravo!

What is an interjection? 

400

Are

We are swimming at Oasis.

What is a helping verb? 

400

After school on Monday, Sheila, David, and I saw a massive toad dart across the street. 

What is a sentence? 

400

Once we get over this hill, the lake will appear. 

What is an introductory phrase? 

400

The FANBOYS are what type of speech? 

Be specific.

What are coordinating adjectives? 

500

Often

What is an adverb? 

500

Tallest

I am the tallest in my family.

What is a superlative adjective? 

500

Far above the beautiful, mystical mountains known as the Rocky Mountains. 

What is a fragment?

500
Commas go around this type of phrase when it is not needed for the sentence to be grammatically correct. 

What is an appositive? 

500

In a list, the comma that comes right before the word 'AND.'

What is an Oxford comma? 

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