We Love You, Mrs. White!
We Love You, Mrs. White!

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)





MARCH 20th:



Daily Language:  The children will complete a two-week study of:

  • Capitalization of Proper Nouns
  • Commas in a Series
  • Division of Run-On Sentences
  • Comma between City and State



Shurley English: 

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.




Mission Statement

A family growing together, learning God's Word, serving our neighbor to witness Christ's love

Theme:  God's Word Stands Forever.          "The grass withers, the flowers fade, but the Word of our God stands forever." Isaiah 40:8       

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