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 SEPT. 27th:
Daily Language: This week the children will begin a two-week study of:
Shurley English: The children will continue studying Verbs, Subject Nouns, Adverbs, and Adjectives while classifying sentences. Adverbs modify a verb, adjective, or another adverb. Adjectives modify nouns and pronouns. We're also adding Article Adjectives, "a", "an", "the".
For truly I say to you, If you have faith like a grain of mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, 'Move from here to there, and it will move, and nothing will be impossible for you.'