Tagged: Parts of Speech

Tom Swiftys Part 2

*+-A Tom Swifty is a type of pun that plays on the relationship between the adverb at the end of the sentence and the contents of the sentence. “You will have to figure that out on your own,” Tom said...


Tom Swiftys Part 1

*+-A Tom Swifty is a type of pun that plays on the relationship between the adverb at the end of the sentence and the contents of the sentence. “I can’t see. Turn on the lights,” Tom said darkly. “My pencil...


Using Nouns as Adjectives

*+-Directions: Sometimes nouns are used as adjectives. Words that are usually nouns can help describe other nouns. Underline the nouns that are used as adjectives. Ex: I think peanut candy is the best. Peanut is usually a noun, but in...


Parts of Speech Practice

*+-Directions: Using the example words given, write two sample sentences for each part of speech. 1. Noun: a person, place, thing, quality, or act. Examples: pencil, girl, park, happiness 2. Verb: action words that tell what nouns do. Examples: to...


Circle the Verb

*+-Find the main verb and circle it. Buddy gave the ball to his younger brother. We should not play outside while it is raining. My next door neighbor ran a marathon. My cousin likes to sell Girl Scout cookies. Jimmy,...