Parts of Speech



Part of speech Definition Examples
noun person, place or thing president, store, toaster
adjective describes something happy, gray, funny, large
verb something you do - an action jog, draw, swim, play
adverb describes HOW you do something.
Usually ends in "ly".
happily, sadly, quietly
exclamation phrase or word that expresses astonishment or disbelief or strong emotion Oh, my!  Help! Awesome!
proper noun A person, place or thing that begins with a capital letter New York, Scott, Einstein
plural noun more than one person, place or thing footballs, dogs, sisters