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
Daily Language: The children will complete a two-week study of:
This week children are classifying sentences with verbs, nouns, adverbs, adjectives, articles and we're now adding prepositions and objects of the preposition. The definitions of these parts of speech are listed above.