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Glossary of ICC - Parts of Speech

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These words name people, places, and things.
Nouns
These words take the place of the words that name people, places, and things.
Pronouns
"Action words" generally describe this part of speech.
Verb
Adjectives are words that describe what two kinds of words?
Nouns and Pronouns
Lowest, old, and funny are all examples of what kind of words?
Adjectives
Am, is, are, and was are all example of the verb ______.
BE
In the sentence, "I am sad"....the word sad is a(n)_______.
Adjective
These are words that describe adjectives, adverbs, and verbs.
Adverbs
Of, with, and for are short words that are knows as _______.
Prepositions
Joining words; like and, but, and or are called _______.
Conjunctions
The heart and core of written communication is the ______.
Sentence
The sentence is made what two parts?
Subject and Verb
In the sentence, "You do a great job." The word "You" is the what?
Subject
A clause is a group of words that have a ____ and a ____.
Subject and Verb
A clause that can stand alone as a complete sentence is called an _______.
Independent Clause
Name the part of speech of the word in parentheses in this sentence:

Mary (went) to the store earlier.
Verb
Name the part of speech of the underlined word in this sentence:

(Johnny) is the only student in class.
Noun
Name the part of speech of the underlined word in this sentence:

I used to have a pretty (red) wagon.
Adjective
Name the part of speech of the underlined word in this sentence:

Joni is (short).
Adjective
Name the part of speech of the underlined word in this sentence:

The (faster) we ran, the quicker we got there.
Adverb
Name the part of speech of the underlined word in this sentence:

Bill (and) Mary walked to the store together.
Conjunction
Name the part of speech of the underlined word in this sentence:

I went to the store (with) my Dad.
Preposition
Name the part of speech of the underlined word in this sentence:

(she) is very smart.
Pronoun
Name the part of speech of the underlined word in this sentence:

(They) are not my friends.
Pronoun

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