Parts of Speech
Adjective/Articles
Pronouns
Conjunctions
Adverbs/Nouns
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The "subject" of a sentence is who or what the sentence is about. What is the subject of this sentence: Robby enjoys basketball.
Robby
100
An adjective is a word or phrase modifying or describing a noun. Which of the following words from this sentence is an adjective? In his hands were a withered leaf and a white feather.
"Withered" and "white"
100
A pronoun takes the place of a noun in a sentence. Locate the pronoun in this sentence: Tommy loves ice cream so he eats it every day.
He, in place of Tommy
100
A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, or sentences. Find the conjunction in this sentence: Larry, Moe, and Curly are quite funny.
And
100
Define a noun
A person, place, or thing
200
The "predicate" in grammar is a word or word group that tells you about the subject. What is the predicate in the sentence: Jerry is over six feet tall.
"is over six feet tall"
200
Define Adjective
An adjective is a word or phrase modifying or describing a noun
200
Define Pronoun
A word that takes the place of a noun in a sentence
200
Define conjunction
A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, or sentences.
200
Which word in the following sentence does the adverb quickly modify? The citizens of Earth clustered around as Professor Hugo's crew quickly collected the waiting dollars.…
Collected
300
The "subject" of a sentence is who or what the sentence is about. What is the subject of this sentence: Larry went to the zoo on Thursday, where he saw a lot of animals.
300
In this sentence, which word does the adjective gold modify? One of them wore the gold chain he had given Leita after their marriage.
The chain
300
A possessive pronoun indicates ownership of something. How many possessive pronouns are in this passage? I wanted to run with the pack of cousins and friends in the common yard that connected all our properties. … I wanted to be free.
1=our
300
How many conjunctions are there in this sentence from "Life Without Gravity"? In weightlessness you choose to move up or down and left or right simply by pointing your head.
3: or, and, or
300
Which is the possessive noun: That is Leila's toy.
Leila
400
The "predicate" in grammar is a word or word group that tells you about the subject. What is the predicate in the sentence: Joey is in love with Lily.
"is in love with Lily"
400
An article is a word the introduces a noun. How many articles does this sentence have: The train when to the train station on a sunny day.
3: The, the, and a
400
How many pronouns are in this sentence: It was a snowy day in January when she met him.
3: It, she, him.
400
Locate the conjunction: I love pizza but not with anchovies!
400
In the following sentence from "Ribbons," which word does the adverb gradually modify? Though she was stiff at first, she gradually softened in my arms.
softened
500
Define Predicate
The "predicate" in grammar is a word or word group that tells you about the subject. What is the predicate in the sentence:
500
Identify the specific and unspecific articles in this sentence: Today is the day I buy a car. Explain why.
the=specific a=unspecific
500
The pronoun in this sentence is being used as what part of speech? I said you weren't allowed here!
The subject
500
How many conjunctions are in this sentence: I used to jump and shout in school but then I broke my leg.
2: And and but
500
How many nouns in this sentence: She went to the dentist on Tuesday. (Hint: Be careful!)
3: She, dentist, Tuesday
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