Parts of Speech
Parts of Speech II
Kinds of Sentences
Story Elements
Inferences
100

This part of speech takes the place of a noun.

What is a Pronoun?

100

Michael's bike collided with the street light. What part of speech is collided?

What is a Verb?

100

Which is declarative? A. I have new red shoes (B). Go clean your room

What is B?

100

Callie woke up in a puddle of sweat. Her cheeks burned and her head ached. She knew she was going to miss the big test in math today. Which story element is being described in this passage? A Character B Conflict C Solution

What is Conflict?

100

There is a big storm today and it's going to last until tomorrow. Jimmy is supposed to pick up his friend Lily from the airport. Jimmy's phone was ringing and say Lily's name. He picked up the phone and said, "Okay. Just tell me when you get there." What do you think Lily told Jimmy?

Lily's flight got delayed by the storm.

200

This part of speech describes a noun...?

What is an Adjective?

200

Your positive attitude is greatly appreciated! What part of speech is "your"?

What is a Pronoun?

200

What one is an imperative sentence? A. Go pick up the bathroom please (B). I have a red skirt

What is A

200

Shrek was a funny ogre! He was huge, green, and lumpy! He had terrible manners, and very few friends. Everyone was scared of him…until he met donkey and Fiona! Which story element is being described in this passage? A setting B character C solution

What is Character?

200

You are in class and one of your peers walks in late. His shirt is untucked and wrinkled. He forgot his homework. He seems exhausted and frazzled, and doesn’t seem to know what is going on in class today. He looks concerned, and he is yawning every other minute.  What can you infer about the situation?

The classmate did not get a lot of sleep and is tired

300

This part of speech shows action!

What is a verb?

300

The science teacher gave the student a crisp red ticket as a reward. What crisp in this sentence?

What is an Adjective?

300

Which is an interrogative sentence? A. Do you like cheese B. I just won a million dollars

300

After the Queen convinced Snow White to eat the poison apple, she was put into a deep slumber, the dwarves wondering if she would ever wake up. It wasn’t until they found the prince and he kissed her that she was awoken. They lived happily ever after in the castle! Which story element is being described in this passage? A Solution B Setting C Conflict

What is Solution?

300

When David won the grand prize, he was ecstatic .He loved roller coasters and had won enough tickets to go every ride at the amusement park.He decided to share his winnings and invited all the kids who had participated in the contest to go with him. How would you describe David?

What is generous and kind?

400

On, off, up, down, in, out, above, beneath, at...these are all?

What is a Preposition?

400

This part of speech adds to a verb by answering the questions when, where, to what degree?

What is an Adverb?

400

Which is not an interrogative sentence? A. I want to go each lunch now (B). Where were you last night

What is A?

400

I couldn’t believe my eyes as we walked through the gates of Disney World. It was buzzing with excitement, my favorite characters were walking around, and there were so many rides I didn’t know where to start. I could tell that it really would be the happiest place on Earth! Which story element is being described in this passage? A Setting B Conflict C character

What is Setting?

400

The little boy looked sheepishly down at the ground. His Mom clenched her teeth. She couldn't believe what he had just done! How is his Mom feeling? What clues helped you to infer this from the passage.

His Mom is upset. I know this because the text said, " His Mom clenched her teeth."

500

This part of speech adds to a verb by answering the questions when, where, to what degree?

What is an adverb?

500

The exhausted teacher strolled languidly to class after the lunch bell. What is languidly?

What is an Adverb?

500

Which is not an interrogative sentence? A. I have new white kitten (B). Where were you last night

What is A?

500

Betty was getting ready for the biggest swim meet of the year, but she couldn’t find her goggles. She searched and looked high and low, and then *CRUNCH,* she looked down and saw her goggles shattered beneath her feet. Which story element is being described in this passage? A setting B  Character C Conflict

What is Conflict?

500

Cassie rolled over in her bed as she felt the sunlight hit her face. The beams were warming the back of her neck when she slowly realized that it was a Thursday, and she felt a little too good for a Thursday. Struggling to open her eyes, she looked up at the clock. “9:48,” she shouted, “Holy cow!” Cassie jumped out of bed, threw on the first outfit that she grabbed, brushed her teeth in two swipes, threw her books into her backpack, and then ran out the door. What problem is Cassie having? What text evidence supports this finding?

Cassie woke up late for school. "9:48," she shouted, "Holy Cow!" Cassie jumped out of bed, threw on the first outfit that she could grabbed, brushed her teeth in two swipes, threw her books into her backpack, and then ran out the door.

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