Grammar

  • Literary Essay - due November 30

     

    Grammar Lessons

    Capitalization

    • Beginning of a sentence
    • The letter “I”
    • Proper Nouns - names of people, places, things, or ideas
    • Months, days of the week, and holidays
    • Titles of books, games, programs, or people

    Complete Sentences, Subject and Predicate

    Sentences have a NOUN+ (Subject) and a VERB+(predicate,) express a complete thought, and have ending punctuation.

    Parts of Speech

    • Nouns
    • A noun is a person, place, thing, animal, or idea.
    • Pronouns
    • A pronoun takes the place of a noun in a sentence.
    • Verbs
    • Verbs can be action verbs, linking verbs, or helping verbs.
    • Adjectives
    • Adjectives are descriptive words that modify nouns or pronouns. They tell what kind of noun it is, which noun it is or how many.
    • Adverbs
    • An adverb can modify a verb, adjective or another adverb. They tell how, where or when something is done.
    • Prepositions
    • A preposition connects a noun or pronoun to the rest of the sentence and explains the relationship between this object and the rest of the sentence.
    • Conjunctions
    • A conjunction links words, phrases, or clauses in a sentence  together. 
    • Interjections
    • An interjection is a word in a sentence that is used to express emotion. It is not related grammatically to the rest of the sentence