PARTS OF SPEECH
Essential Question: How do the different parts of speech help us communicate?
Noun: person, place, or thing
Proper Noun: names a specific place or person (ie.: Mary, Statue of Liberty, Banks County Elementary school)
Common Nouns: nouns that are not proper (ie.: girl, building, school)
Pronouns: words that replace a noun (ie.: he, him, his, her, she, hers, it, they, etc.)
SINGULAR AND PLURAL POSSESSIVES
Singular Possessive Nouns: Some forms of nouns show that a person or thing owns something. Read the following sentence.
- The lightning rod was this man's invention.
Plural Possessive Nouns: Plural nouns also show ownership. They show that people or things own or have something. Read the following sentence.
- Many workers' skills were needed in village life.