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What Are the 8 Parts of Speech? - Definition & Examples

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A part of speech is a group of words categorized by their…

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1. Which of these is NOT a part of speech?

2. _____ are used to modify nouns or pronouns; while _____ provide details on verbs, adjectives, or adverbs.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of the eight parts of speech. You will be quizzed on the definition of each and how to use them properly.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • How a part of speech is defined
  • Function of many parts of speech
  • Difference between an adjective and an adverb

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the eight parts of speech
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the families and functions of the parts of speech
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding parts of speech and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson on The 8 Parts of Speech. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the eight parts of speech
  • Understand the function of each
  • Differentiate between similar parts of speech
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