Noun/Verb Phrase

By: Megan Burnett

Expectations:

Today I will be sharing with you knowledge and understanding of noun/verb phrases. I will be defining noun/verb phrases in my own words.

Noun Phrases:

A noun phrase is the person performing the action in a group of words. Pronouns can be counted as nouns. (Usually starts in the beginning of a sentence.)

Examples: (Underlined- Noun Phrase)


  • My brother plays baseball.
  • I play soccer.
  • My dog barks loud!

Verb Phrase:

A verb phrase Is the action being done. (Jumping, running, etc.)

Examples: (Bold- Verb Phrase)


  • My brother plays baseball.
  • I play soccer.
  • My dog barks loud!