ELA-Parts of Speech

Report
-Come in and sit down quietly. Please get out a piece of
paper, and complete the following exercise. (You may also
use your notebook, if you have one!!)
-Adjectives are used to describe nouns.
Fill in each blank below with
an adjective to make the sentence more colorful and interesting:
1.) The _____ tree fell close to the ____ car,
scaring the ____ lady.
2.) Without pausing, the ____ cat jumped
from the ____ tree, terrifying his ___ owner.
3.) Twenty ___ children ran across the ___
playground, screaming.
4.) The ___ weather made the ___ holiday
seem like a ____ vacation in the ___ islands. 1
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Do Now
Take out parts of speech book
Study the 9 parts of speech – you have a
mini quiz in 10 minutes!
Take out your homework from yesterday
Created by José J. Gonzalez, Jr.
Spring 2002
STCC
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English!!
We will go over important
lessons that will help you in your
English class for 6th grade.
Let’s take a look at what we will
do today…
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•Parts of Speech-Part 2
•Quiz
•Practice
•Gallery Walk
•Stations
• Jeopardy
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In the English language . . .
There are nine parts of speech . . .
Nouns
Verbs
It is important to
Pronouns
understand that every word
in a sentence has a job to
Adjectives
do, a role in the sentence.
Adverbs
Conjunctions
Articles
Prepositions
Interjections
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Noun:person, place,thing or
quality
Person: Mr. Garcia likes to eat spinach.
Place: Mission is an old town.
Thing: To cook you need a couple of pots.
Can someone
givetome some
Quality: Honesty is a great value
possess.
more examples
of nouns??
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Spring 2002
STCC
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Verb: shows action or state of
being. Action words!!
Action: He was running through the
forest.
State of being: He was sad that
particular morning.
Can someone
give me some
more examples
of verbs??
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Pronoun: takes the place of a
noun
Guillermo was studying for the mid-term exam
when he realized that it was three o’clock in the
morning.
John, Jose, and Julie went to the store because
they needed to buy groceries.
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Adjective: describes a noun
The beautiful woman only wanted a
couple of pairs of shoes.
The rainy day made us even sadder.
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Adverb: describes a verb.
It tells HOW, WHERE, and WHEN
The little girl walked happily through the
park.
“Happily” describes HOW the girl walked.
Let’s start the performance now.
“Now” describes when they will
Asstart.
you can see,
adverbs
The orphan hungrily ate the hot
stew. often end
–ly,ate.
but not
“Hungrily” describes HOW thewith
orphan
always.
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Conjunctions: words that join
words, phrases, or sentences
Manuel and Marisol loved to cook.
You will go to school, or you will fail.
I am happy because I just received my check.
It has been cloudy since the morning.
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Article: There are only three articles--the, a , an
(Actually, articles are adjectives and not a
different part of speech)
The bicycle was not only red but shiny.
A yellow moon always appears in
October.
An excellent student, Armando passed all
his exams.
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Preposition: A word or phrase that shows the relationship between
the noun that it takes as an object and some other word in the
sentence. They are words that build relationships between
other words and phrases in a sentence.
***Trick:
easy way to
The
cat was on An
the table.
The
dog was under
the table.
remember
prepositional
words
These
someof
common
prepositions:
is toare
think
an object
in
For
on to a cloud.
to
up
relation
A thing
at
under
above
toward
can be ON a cloud, UNDER a
With
between in
behind
cloud,
go
TOWARD
a
cloud,
From upon
into
off
be BEHIND the cloud, etc.
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Interjections: expressive words
Wow, you knocked that ball out of the
park.
Oh, you really need to take care of
yourself.
Huh, what did you say?
Ah, now I understand the problem.
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Help me identify each word in
the following sentence
The beautiful queen was
walking slowly on the cool
lawn, and she was reading a
long book about knights and
kings which she enjoyed.
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Spring 2002
STCC
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The beautiful queen was walking slowly
article
adjective
noun
verb
verb
adverb
on the cool lawn, and she was reading a
preposition
article
adjective
noun
conjunction
pronoun
verb
verb
article
long book about knights and kings which

adjective
noun
preposition
noun
conjunction
noun
preposition
she enjoyed.

Pronoun
verb
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In your notebook: Identify parts of
speech
1. The queen knew that she would be the only pretty
woman at the party.
2. The king did not know if he was going to make the
cake, and he was afraid to tell the queen.
3. The thin waitress told the customers that they
desperately needed to go on a diet.
4. I ran many miles every day, and I couldn’t lose a
pound.
5. This quiz was a piece of cake.
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Spring 2002
STCC
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Gallery Walk
Now, we are going to do a gallery walk.
You will be in a group of 4, and you will be going to
8 stations.
You will have 7-8 minutes at each station. I will tell you
when to switch.
At each station, your group must read the directions
and complete each activity in your notebook.
After you have completed the activity, you may
check your answers in the folder next to each sheet!!
Remember, if you look at the answers before you finish the
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activity, you won’t learn!!
Parts of Speech Jeopardy!!
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