Things to know about language.
An appositive is a noun that is placed next to another noun to identify it or add information about it.
- Derick, My best friend, Swam in the lake after dinner.
- Jack, A great football player, had fun at our party in nokomis.
- Peyton, An amazing soccer player, scored nine goals in a game.
Kinds of sentences.
A Sentence is a group of words that expresses a complete thought.
- A declarative sentence makes a statement. It ends with a period.
- Derick ate that food in 60 seconds.
- An interrogative asks a question.
- Why did the chicken cross the road?
- An imperative sentence tells someone to do something.
- Go clean your room.
- An exclamatory sentence is either exciting/yelling.
- Go clean your room!!
- An Action verb is a word that expresses an action. An action verb may be made up of more than one word.
- The football player was RUNNING to the end zone.
- The boy was KICKING the ball down the field.
- A NOUN is a person, a place , or a thing.
- The chicken crossed the road.
- The man ran all the way home.