TERM/WEEK: THIRD TERM/WEEK 4
DATE: 12th July, 2020
CLASS: Grade 5
TOPIC: Parts of Speech
Reference: Mastering English and Student companion
Notes for the Pupils
There have generally eight parts of speech namely:
A noun is a word which names ideas, person, places, things and animals.
Adamu, paper, tea, donkey.
Pronouns are words used to refer to things but do not name them. They are used in place of a noun.
They, it, him, us
Adjectives are words which tell you more about nouns and pronouns.
Pretty, delicious, smooth, big
Adverbs tell us more about verbs, adjectives and other adverbs.
Quickly, softly, here, soon
Most adverbs are formed by adding “-ly” to the adjectives
Verbs are action or doing words.
Work, speak, remember, give
A preposition is placed before a noun or a pronoun. It shows the relationship between nouns and pronouns in the same sentence.
Under, during, with
A conjunction is a word that joins words phrases or sentences together.
And, because, since, if
An interjection is used to show sudden emotion such as surprise, joy, grief or disbelief.
Hello!, oh no!, what!, hurrah!, oh dear!
Identify the parts of speech in the sentences below:
- The mango is sour.
- I came to school by bus
- She sang softly
- My oh my! You look dashing!