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!!

Action verbs

  • 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.