What is a noun?

A noun is the name of a person, animal, place, thing, or idea.


Identify the verb in the sentence: Jason and his brother ran from Belmopan to Belize City last year.



Identify the interjection in the following sentences: Oh, I thought you were meeting your parents in the parking lot.

Give me one example of an indefinite article.

a, an


Label the prepositional phrase in the sentence: We were invited to my grandmother's house for the Easter holiday.

to - preposition; my - modifier; grandmother's - modifier; house - object of preposition

for - preposition; the - modifier; Easter - modifier; holiday - object of preposition


List two kinds of nouns.

Common, proper, collective, compound, concrete, abstract


Identify and label the verb or verb phrase in the sentence: The flight attendant apologized twice for the long day.

Action verb: apologized


What is an interjection?

An interjection is a word or phrase used to express feeling or emotion. 


Identify and label the adjective or adverb in the sentence: Loud clamoring came from people in Belmopan.

Adjective: loud


Define a preposition.

A preposition is a word that shows the relationship between words in a sentence. They may show direction, time, place, location, spatial relationships.


Identify the nouns in the following sentence: My family and friends are the most important people in my life.

family - friends - people - life


Identify and label the verb in the following sentence: Did you complete the puzzle?

Verb Phrase: did complete

did - helping

complete - main verb


Define pronouns in your own words.

A pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun or another pronoun.


Identify the adjective or adverb in the following sentence: My brother was order to wait for my parents inside.

Adverb: inside


Define conjunctions

A conjunction is a word that joins words, phrases, and clauses.


Identify the nouns in the following sentence AND state what kind of noun each one is: Jack and his family will travel to Asia during the Christmas break.

Jack: Proper/concrete

family: collective

Asia: Proper

Break: common/abstract


Identify and label the verb or verb phrase in the following sentence: The horses appear restless when darkness begins to fall.

Linking verb: appear


List two third person pronouns

he, she, it, they


Choose one adverb and one adjective. Compose a sentence using both

The overly crowded room was evacuated before an accident happened.


What is the difference between a dependent and an independent clause?

A dependent clause is a clause that cannot stand alone. This means it needs something additional for the sentence to be complete.

An independent clause is a complete sentence. This means that the sentence makes complete sense alone.


Choose any four kinds of nouns and provide an example of each.

Common, proper, concrete, abstract, collective, compound

Differentiate among the kinds of verbs.

Action verbs: they show action (either mental or physical)

Linking: they link the subjects of sentences to other words in the predicate

Helping: verbs used to form verb phrases in sentences. They may accompany either an action or a linking verb.


What are the three persons in personal pronouns? Differentiate among three persons.

First person - speaking about oneself

Second person - who you are speaking to

Third person - refer to the person or thing spoken about


Explain the difference between an adjective and an adverb.

Adjectives describe nouns and pronouns

Adverbs describes a verb, an adjective, another adverb.


What is the difference between the two main types of conjunctions? Give an example of each.

Coordinating: joins two words, phrases, or clauses of equal grammatical rank. EXAMPLES: for, and, nor, but, or, yet

Subordinating: joins clauses of unequal grammatical rank. They join dependent clauses to independent clauses. EXAMPLES: although, because, if, since, unless 

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