Parts of Speech. Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks.
Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks. A part of speech refers to the function that a particular word plays in a sentence. The eight parts of speech are: noun, verb, adjective, adverb, conjunction, interjection, preposition and pronoun. Examples: Adverb-modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb. Conjunction-joins words or groups of words. Interjection-expresses emotions. Preposition-relates a noun or a pronoun to another word in the sentence. Pronoun-takes the place of a noun(s). Read More...
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Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks
MA.L.7. Grade 7 Language Standards [L]
Conventions of Standard English
L.7.1. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking; retain and further develop language skills learned in previous grades. (See grade 7 Writing Standard 5 and Speaking and Listening Standard 6 on strengthening writing and presentations by applying knowledge of conventions.)
Sentence Structure, Variety, and Meaning
L.7.1.c. Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in pronoun number and person in sentences with multiple clauses and phrases.
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