Shurley English Helps
V: Verb - Action Word
SN: Subject Noun - Person, Place, Thing, Idea
ADV: Adverb - Modifies a verb, adjective, or another adverb
ADJ: Adjective - Modifies a noun or pronoun
A: Article - There are only three: a, an, the
SP: Subject Pronoun - Pronoun that takes the place of a noun (he, it)
PP: Possessive Pronoun - Pronoun that shows ownership (ie: my, his, our)
P: Preposition - A word that shows the relationship of its object to other words in the sentence (ie: in, on, beside, around, of, upon) Hint: Most prepositions name a "position" such as "on" the table or "in" the garden.
OP: Object of the Preposition - the noun after the preposition
( ): Parenthesis mark the Prepositional Phrase: a group of words that starts with a preposition, ends with a noun or pronoun object, and includes any modifiers of that object, including articles
/: Divides the complete subject from the complete predicate
D: Declarative Sentence: a sentence that makes a statement and ends with a period.
PP: Possessive Pronoun: a pronoun indicating possession (for example: mine, yours, hers, theirs)
LANGUAGE FOR THE WEEK OF MAY 3rd:
Daily Language: This week the children will complete a two week study of:
Shurley English: Every day the children continue to classify sentences labeling verbs, subject nouns, adverbs, adjectives, articles, prepositions, objects of the preposition, possessive pronouns, and separating subject from predicate. At this time we continue with only declarative sentences. See the list above to know all these parts of speech yourself.
We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure.