Grammar Cornell Notes

Cornell Notes: 8 Parts of Speech
Main Idea/Question
A word that names a person, place, thing or idea
A word used in place of noun
A word that shows action, being, or links a subject to a subject complement
A word that modifies, or describes a noun or a pronoun
A word that modifies, or describes a noun or pronoun
A word that shows a relationship between its object and another word in the sentence
A word that shows emotion but has no grammatical function
A word that joins two words or two groups of words
Cornell Notes: Grammar
Main Idea/Question
What is Grammar?
The way we think about language.
How many levels are there? 4
What is the First Level?
Parts of Speech
How many parts of speech
are there?
8 different parts of speech
Cornell Notes: Nouns
Main Idea/Question
Common Nouns
Proper Nouns
A general name for a person, place, thing or idea.
Name of a particular person, place thing or idea.
Collective Noun
Mount Whitney
Names a group of people or things
ex. Pack, team, jury
Possessive Noun
Compound Noun
One/More than one
Shows ownership ‘s or s’ APOSTROPHE
2 or more words used together as 1 noun
ex. Toothbrush, runner-up, dining room
Cornell Notes: Pronouns
Main Idea/Question
Possessive pronouns:
Subject pronouns:
Object pronouns:
Demonstrative pronouns:
Interrogative pronouns:
a word used in place of a noun or another pronoun.
used to show ownership or relationship
ex. Her, his, ours, theirs *NO APOSTROPHE
used as the subject of a sentence
ex. I, you, he, she, it we, you, they
used as the object of the verb or a preposition, or used as a
direct object or indirect object.
ex. Me, you, him, her, it, us, you, them
points out a person, place, thing or idea without naming that
person, place thing or idea.
ex. This, that, these, those
Introduces a question
ex. Which, who, whom, what, whose
Cornell Notes: Adjectives
Main Idea/Question
A word that modifies a noun or pronoun
Adjectives help you see and/or feel
considered adjectives-a, an, the
Proper adjectives
are formed from proper nouns and are always capitalized
ex. China- Chinese
Mars- Martian
Subject compliment
an adjective that is behind a linking verb and tells more about
the subject (predicate adjective)
Cornell Notes: Direct & Indirect Object
Main Idea/Question
Direct Object (DO)
Indirect Object (IO)
3 steps to find DO/IO
A noun or object pronoun that receives the action of the action
A noun or object pronoun that is indirectly affected by the
action verb.
The IO is located between the action verb and the direct object
The producer paid us rent money
1. Find the main action verb---Paid
2. To find DO, ask- paid what?--money
3. To find the IO, ask- paid to or for whom or what?---us

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