8 Parts of Speech

By: Kaleb, Sam, Kailey, and Bri

Parts of Speech Rap Song

Adjectives

An adjective is a word to describe a noun.


Examples:

  • happy
  • a color
  • frustrated
  • That boy is very happy.


Adverbs

Adverbs are words expressing words. They also modify verbs, adjectives, and other verbs.


Examples:

  • quickly
  • carelessly
  • angrily
  • He quickly threw the ball.




Conjunctions

A conjunction are words that combines phrases or clauses.


Examples:

  • but
  • and
  • or
  • I like cake and ice cream.



Interjections

Interjections are words that exclaim a character.


Examples:

  • oh, no!
  • Yeah!
  • gosh!
  • Oh, no! I broke my nail.


Nouns

A noun is a person, place, or thing.


Examples:

  • Iowa
  • Your house
  • A person
  • I live in Iowa.


Prepositions

Prepositions are words that combine with a noun or pronoun to form a phrase.


Examples:

  • to
  • at
  • by
  • They're going to town.



Pronouns

Pronouns replace nouns, if we didn't have pronouns we'd have to keep repeating nouns.


Examples:

  • They
  • He
  • You
  • They are very nice.


Verbs

A verb expresses an action or a state of being.


Examples:

  • run
  • stop
  • laugh
  • I love to run.




Those are the Eight Parts of Speech!