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Parts of Speech: Breaking Down Sentences

Let your students find out that the sentences they speak so easily are formed of many different parts. Have them break down sentences to learn the various parts that form a sentence!
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to identify nouns, verbs, adjectives, and pronouns in a sentence. Students will be able to write sentences that consist of nouns, verbs, adjectives, and pronouns.


(10 minutes)
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  • Ask your students the meaning of the following parts of speech: noun, verb, adjective, and pronoun.
  • Explain to your students that a noun is a person, place, animal, or thing. Tell your students that a verb is an action. Remind them that a pronoun is a word that is used instead of a noun. Define an adjective as a word that describes a noun.
  • Ask your students to come up with an example for each part of speech. Write down the examples that your students come up with on the board.

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