incomplete sentence/ lacking a complete subject or predicate
double quotation marks around the first speakers words
a punctuation mark indicating a pause between parts of a sentence
it is used to create a paper trail that the reader can follow to locate the sources you are writing about.
misplaced words in a sentence or words that almost always distort the intended meaning
These strengthen or emphasize the importance of a word or phrase in a sentence
usually the name of a book or short story. Usually written in all caps or italicized
a sentence usually containing two or more clauses not connected by the correct conjunction or punctuation
this happens when the writer shifts from one person to the next without any reason.
this happens when the writer shifts from one tense to another without any reason. (Past tense – present tense)
a person, place, thing or idea.
a word to describe a noun.
a word used to connect sentences or words.
a word for an action or state of being.
an abrupt remark or interruption.
a word to describe an action or the extent to which it is performed.
a word to replace a noun.
a word to describe the relationship between two nouns.
The cat is red. What POS (part of speech) is red?
The athletes are running. What POS is running?
Those people are happy. What POS is people?
She typed fiercely at the keyboard. What POS is fiercely?
He loved his dog What POS is he?
“Stop!” Said the police officer. What POS is stop?
Tomatoes and potatoes. What POS is and?
The ball was in the box. What POS is in?
person, place, thing, or idea
takes the place of a noun
pronoun that starts dependent clauses
pronouns that don't refer to a definite person or thing
modifies adjectives, verbs, and adverbs
modifies nouns and pronouns
shows relationship between a noun or pronoun and some other word in the sentence
joins words, phrases, and clauses
shows action or helps to make a statement
verbs that link two words together
verbs that help an action verb or linking verb
verb acting like a noun
verb acting like adjectives
to + a verb
verbs not behaving like a verb
part of a sentence about which something is being said; must be a noun pronoun, gerund, or infinitive
a verb that does not take a direct object
a verb that takes a direct object
a noun or pronoun that follows an action verb; never in a prepositional phrase
a noun or pronoun that comes before a direct object; never in a prepositional phrase
a noun or pronoun that following a linking verb and renames the subject
an adjective that follows a linking verb and describes the subject
noun or pronoun that follows and renames another noun or pronoun
a clause that can usually stand alone
starts with a relative pronoun or a subordinating conjunction
sentence type that contains one independent clause
sentence type that contains two or more independent clauses
sentence type that contains one independent clause and one or more dependent clauses
sentence type that has two or more independent clauses and one or more dependent clauses
joins two clause without a coordinating conjunction and can be used in series with a comma for clarity
used to make words possessive and to make contractions
used when punctuating the titles of short things and dialogue
indicates a pause between parts of a sentence and to separate items in a list
used at the end of a sentence
punctuation indicating a question
punctuation indicating an exclamation
Parts of Speech
What is a word, phrase, or clause that acts as an adjective in qualifying the meaning of a noun or pronoun?
what is a word that modifies, quantifies, or otherwise describes a noun or pronoun?
what is a phrase that functions as an adverb?
What is a word that modifies or otherwise qualifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb?
What is a correspondence of a verb with its subject in person and number, and of a pronoun with its antecedent in person, number, and gender?
What is a noun to which a pronoun refers? A pronoun and its antecedent must agree in person, number, gender.
What is a noun or noun phrase that renames or adds identifying information to a noun it immediately follows?
The words a, an, and the, which signal or introduce nouns.
What is a verb that combines with the main verb to show differences in tense, person, and voice?
What is a form of a noun or pronoun that reflects its grammatical function in a sentence as subject (they), object (them), or possessor (their)?
What is a group of related words that contains a subject and predicate?
What is a word or expression appropriate to informal conversation but not usually suitable for academic or business writing?
What is a word or phrase (especially a noun or adjective)that completes the predicate?
Two or more independent clauses joined by a coordinating conjunction, a correlative conjunction, or a semicolon.
Two or more simple subjects joined by a coordinating or correlative conjunction.
What is a word that joins words, phrases, clauses, or sentences?
What is and, but, or, nor, yet, so, for,that join words, phrase, clause, or sentences?
The words both, and;either,or;neither,nor) joining words, phrase, clause, or sentences.
what is a shortened forma of a word or group of words?cant for cannot; theyre for they are
what is a group of words tha t include a subject and verb but is subordinate to an independent clause in a sentence beginning with either a subordinating conjunction or relative pronoun?
What is a noun or pronoun that receives the action of a transitive verb?
What is a the -ing form of a verb that functions as a noun?
What is a pronoun that refers to an unspecified person(anybody) or thing?
What is a group of words with a subject and verb that can stand alone as a sentence?
What is a noun or pronoun that indicates to whom or for whom to what or for what the action of a transitive verb is performed?
What is the present tense, a verb phrase consisting of to followed by the base form of the verb (to write).
What is it when one or more words separate to and the verb (to boldly go)?
What that does not take a direct object?
What is verb that joins the subject of a sentence to its complement?
What is sentence that begins with the main idea and then attaches modifier, qualifies, and additional details?
What is independent clause, which can stand alone as a grammatically complete sentence?
What is a word or pharse that qualifies, describes, or limits the meaning of a word, phrase, or clause?
Possessive Noun Adjective __________
Object Complement Noun __________
Noun of Direct Address _________
Predicate Nominative __________
Predicate Adjective __________
Verb, intransitive __________
Indirect Object __________
Subject Pronoun __________
Direct Object __________
Verb, helping __________
Subject Noun __________
refers to a person or thing not directly identified
has antecedent as subject, can't be left out of the sentence
used to emphasize on antecedent, can be left out without losing the meaning of the sentence
word(s) that follow prepositions and the word(s) modified
the prepositions and any modifiers connected to preposition
modifies a noun or pronoun and answers, which one, what kind, adn how many
modifies a verb, adjective, or adverb adn answers how, when, where, and to what exted
object refers to two people, things, or groups
object refers to more than two people, things, or groups
next to, location, can be replaced with "near"
in addition to, except for
formed from a verb but used as an adjective, noun, or adverb
verb used as an adjective
all the words that complete the participle meaning
present participle -ing of a verb used as a noun and has four functions, subject, direct object, object of preposition, and predicate noun
to + base form of verb and can be used as noun, adjectives, or adverb
a word used to describe an action, state, or occurrence, and forming the pain part of the predicate of a sentence
a word or phrase that modifies oe qualifies an adjective, verb, or other adverbs or a word group, expressing a relation of time, place, circumstance, manner, cause, degree, etc.
a word or phrase naming an attribute, added to or grammatically related to a noun to modify or describe it
person place or thing