Week 01: Parts of Speech

There are eight parts of speech:
Noun- names a person, place, thing, or idea
Verb- action, state of being
Adjective- describes a noun
Adverb-describes a verb or an adjective
Conjunction – links clauses and phrases together
Pronoun – replaces a noun
Preposition – explain where, when
Interjection – exclamation of emotion (not often used in academic writing)

Students should be able to:
~Give a definition for each part of speech
~Give an example for each part of speech
~Be able to differentiate and identify parts of speech within a sentence