By Sam Rodriguez

Noun phrases

The noun of the sentence is performing the action

EXAMPLE: The boy threw a bone to the dog

Verb phrases

The verb of the sentence is the action happening

EXAMPLE: The stray cat ran off into the woods


Pronouns are nouns. They can be substituted for nouns. I, we, she, them, they, etc.

EXAMPLE: They ran up the hill, instead of, Jack and Jill ran up the hill