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					Parts of Speech
     What are the Parts of Speech?
   Nouns
   Verbs
   Adjectives
   Adverbs
   Prepositions
   Conjunctions
   Interjections
                           Adjectives
    An adjective is a word that describes something
     (noun)
       What kind? expensive toys / colorful cups
       Which one? this man/ these paddles

       How many?    few cars / five boys
       How much? many people

    The yellow basket was full of toys.
            The word yellow describes ( the toy / the basket).
            Basket is a ( noun / verb).
            Yellow is an (adjective / noun)
                               Adverb
    An adverb is a word that modifies a verb
      Where? He lives nearby. I looked inside.
      When? The message arrived early.

      In What Way? The dancer moved gracefully.

      To What Extent? Its tail completely covers its nose.


She quickly typed an e-mail.
         The word quickly modifies (she / typed).
         Typed is a (noun / adjective / verb).
         Quickly is an ( adjective / adverb).
Adjectives describe nouns. Adverbs describe verbs.


The bird saw a wild wolf.
      The word wild describes ( the bird / the wolf).
      Wolf is a (noun / verb).
      Wild is an (adjective / adverb)


The boy tried hard not to miss.
      The word hard describes ( the boy / tried)
      Tried is a ( noun / verb ).
      Hard is an ( adjective / adverb)

				
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