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Noun

Names a person place or thing

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Subject pronoun

Indicates who or what performs the action of a sentence as in I, you, he, she, it, they and we are subjects

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Object pronoun

Indicates who and what receives action me, you, him, her, it, us, and then

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Singular noun

Names person place or thing

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Plural noun

Names more than one

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Possessive noun

Shows ownership

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Adjective

Tell what kind of, which one or how many

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Adverb

Tells how, where,when,and to what extent

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Verb

Word that expresses action or a state of being

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Direct object

Is a noun that follows an action verb. It receives the action

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Tense of a verb

Shows the time of action past, present, and future

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Commas

Are used to separate items in series, to separate parts of dates, to separate parts of names

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Colons

Are used to separate hours and minutes in time or introduce list and follow a business letter

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Semicolons

Are used to separate independent clauses in a sentence

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Parentheses

Are used to show that information is not part of a main statement

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Quotations

Used to show the beginning and end of someone exact words

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Sentence

A group of words that express a complete thought; has a subject and a predicate

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Simple sentence

A sentence that expresses only one complete thought

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Compound sentence

Made up of 2 simple sentences joined by a comma and the word and,but, or or

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Sentence fragment

A word group that has no subject or predicate joined without a conjunction

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Run-on sentence

Consists of 2 of more sentences joined without a conjunction

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Independent clause

Another name for a simple sentence

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Dependent clause

Has a subject and a verb but cannot standalone as a sentence it has no complete thought

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Complex sentence

Consists of one independent clause and one or more dependent clauses

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Compound-complex sentence

Consists of 2 or more independence clauses and at least one dependent clause

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Noun

Names a person place or thing

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Subject pronoun

Indicates who or what performs the action of a sentence as in I, you, he, she, it, they and we are subjects

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Object pronoun

Indicates who and what receives action me, you, him, her, it, us, and then

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Singular noun

Names person place or thing

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Plural noun

Names more than one

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Possessive noun

Shows ownership

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Adjective

Tell what kind of, which one or how many

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Adverb

Tells how, where,when,and to what extent

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Verb

Word that expresses action or a state of being

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Direct object

Is a noun that follows an action verb. It receives the action

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Tense of a verb

Shows the time of action past, present, and future

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Commas

Are used to separate items in series, to separate parts of dates, to separate parts of names

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Colons

Are used to separate hours and minutes in time or introduce list and follow a business letter

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Semicolons

Are used to separate independent clauses in a sentence

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Parentheses

Are used to show that information is not part of a main statement

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Quotations

Used to show the beginning and end of someone exact words

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Sentence

A group of words that express a complete thought; has a subject and a predicate

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Simple sentence

A sentence that expresses only one complete thought

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Compound sentence

Made up of 2 simple sentences joined by a comma and the word and,but, or or

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Sentence fragment

A word group that has no subject or predicate joined without a conjunction

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Run-on sentence

Consists of 2 of more sentences joined without a conjunction

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Independent clause

Another name for a simple sentence

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Dependent clause

Has a subject and a verb but cannot standalone as a sentence it has no complete thought

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Complex sentence

Consists of one independent clause and one or more dependent clauses

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Compound-complex sentence

Consists of 2 or more independence clauses and at least one dependent clause

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Anazlyze

The author uses an anecdote to introduce the topic. What important ideas are illustrated in the anecdote

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Infer

The author refers to the animals in the text as spies and snoops. What does he mean by this

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Participle

The waxed floor was sticky

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Colon

Shows lists of items

These are the winners of the poetry contest: Carmen, Santiago, Justin Douglass.