What a Field Trip!
What a Field Trip!

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)






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

  • Quotation Marks in dialogue
  • Usage of me/I
  • Adjectives
  • Capitalization of Proper Nouns
  • Punctuation of book title
  • Apostrophes in contractions
  • Comma between city and state


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've added Article Adjectives, "a", "an", "the".  We practice dividing the subject from the predicate and have added Preposition, Objects of the Preposition, and Prepositional Phrases.




Mission Statement

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

2021/2022 School Theme

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.'

Matthew 17:20



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