Buckley Homestead
Buckley Homestead

Shurley English Helps

V:  Verb - Action Work


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 Propositional 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.




Daily Language

This week we begin a two-week study of:

  • Combining simple sentences into one
  • Capitalization of the first word in a sentence
  • End marks
  • Apostrophes in contractions


Shurley English:

The students continue to practice classifying sentences finding and labeling:

  • Verbs
  • Subject Nouns
  • Adverbs
  • Adjectives
  • Article Adjectives
  • Separation of Subject and Predicate
  • Identifying Declarative Sentences


Mission Statement

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

2020/2021 School Theme


We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure.

Hebrews 6:19





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