Outcomes for the day: -Explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs. -Name parts of speech and give examples. -Focus on adjectives. -Know the differences between the parts of speech learned. -Demonstrate correct use of parts of speech. -Communicate knowledge of parts of speech. Parts of speechStandards for languageGrade three Taylor McCaffrey & AlainaKreft
NOUNS • Person, place, thing, or idea. • Common nouns: school, child, crayon • Proper nouns: Towson Elementary School, Sarah, Joe • Can be made plural, add an –s or –es to the end of a word • Name the nouns! • Maria went to art class and used her crayon to draw a picture.
VERBS • Action expressed, or state of the subject. • Name the verbs! • Tom hit the ball. • The sky is blue.
Pronouns • Used “in place of” a noun or noun phrase • Examples= I, it, which, who, that, his, herself • When I arrived at their house, the big dog, which was called Rover, was barking loudly because it was lonely.
ADJECTIVES • Describing word • Which, what kind, how many, how much?? ***Now name some words to describe yourself!
Describing emotions http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVeUEOZ7n7I
ADVERBS • Descriptive words that convey a sense of how, when, where, or why. • He quickly jumped over the sandbox. • My toys are under the table. • Where are the adverbs in these sentences?
For tomorrow: • Review the PowerPoint again from home to reinforce what we learned today in class. • We will go into more details with nouns tomorrow. • HOMEWORK: Using your new knowledge of adjectives, describe your family in five sentences, which we will share tomorrow. • Madlibs are all over the internet and can be purchased at the library (or you can even make your own!) if you would like to practice more
Resources • http://www.towson.edu/ows/nouns.htm • http://www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/home/dick/tta/wc/pronouns.htm • http://www.iscribe.org/english/verb.html • http://www.iscribe.org/english/adj.html • http://www.iscribe.org/english/adv.html • http://www.playsational.com/printable-mad-libs/