Grammar Definitions - Year 2
Noun (object, person, name) - Katie took her bag to school.
Verb (action words) - The girl jumped over the fence.
Adjective (describing words) - short, blue, sparkling
Noun phrase (adjectives that describe a noun) - A dark, gloomy house.
Adverb (modifies a verb, adjective, adverb or clause) - Silently, he walked into the room. Joshua soon started snoring loudly. That was really exciting.
DIFFERENT SENTENCE TYPES
Question - Where is my ball?
Statement - That is a pretty dress.
Exclamation (starts with what or how) - What a beautiful day! How lovely!
Command - Put the milk into the bowl.
Apostrophe (possessive) - The boy's toys.
Apostrophe (contraction) - I'm, didn't, couldn't
Inverted commas - "Where are my shoes?" shouted Freddie.
Commas in a list - I bought a banana, some strawberries and an apple.