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					 Tells what action the
subject of a sentence
is performing. Shows
  physical or mental
action or ownership.
An action verb that takes an
object.
    Intransitive Verbs

An action verb that does not
have an object.
My frog slid off the table.
Verb Phrase
    Common Helping Verbs:
 am, is, are, was, were, be, being,
been, has, have, had, do, does, did,
  may, might, can, would, could,
       should, will and may.
Grace Hopper was a pioneer
    computer scientist.
Her work was complex and
     groundbreaking.
Chocolate remains her
   favorite flavor.
  The old speakers
sounded muffled and
      scratchy.
        Adjectives:
An adjective is a word that
   modifies a noun or
        pronoun.
To find an adjective, first find each
 noun or pronoun, then ask; what
  kind? Which ones? How many?
           How much?
 Fresh air, loud music,
tall trees, sleek dress,
twenty seats, six men,
 great amount, small
         dose.
      Compound Adjectives:
Adjectives made up of two or more
               words.
          Household word
          First- class meal
      Record-breaking sprint
          Articles:
   A, an, and the forma
special group of adjectives
      called articles.

				
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