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Flashcards - Praxis Early Childhood Education: Sentence Structure

Flashcards - Praxis Early Childhood Education: Sentence Structure
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direct object
Traditional grammar defines the object in a sentence as the entity that is acted upon by the subject
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topic sentence
In prescriptive grammar, the topic sentence is the sentence in an expository paragraph which summarizes the main idea of that paragraph
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verb
A verb, from the Latin verbum meaning word, is a word that in syntax conveys an action , an occurrence , or a state of being
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subject
The subject in a simple English sentence such as John runs, John is a teacher, or John was hit by a car is the person or thing about whom the statement is made, in this case 'John'
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dependent clause
A dependent clause is a clause that provides an independent clause with additional information, but which cannot stand alone as a sentence
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pronoun
In linguistics and grammar, a pronoun is a word that substitutes for a noun or noun phrase
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conjunction
In grammar, a conjunction is a part of speech that connects words, sentences, phrases, or clauses
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conjunction
In grammar, a conjunction is a part of speech that connects words, sentences, phrases, or clauses
pronoun
In linguistics and grammar, a pronoun is a word that substitutes for a noun or noun phrase
dependent clause
A dependent clause is a clause that provides an independent clause with additional information, but which cannot stand alone as a sentence
subject
The subject in a simple English sentence such as John runs, John is a teacher, or John was hit by a car is the person or thing about whom the statement is made, in this case 'John'
verb
A verb, from the Latin verbum meaning word, is a word that in syntax conveys an action , an occurrence , or a state of being
topic sentence
In prescriptive grammar, the topic sentence is the sentence in an expository paragraph which summarizes the main idea of that paragraph
direct object
Traditional grammar defines the object in a sentence as the entity that is acted upon by the subject
mood
A mood is an emotional state
passive
Passive voice is a grammatical voice common in many languages
subjunctive
The subjunctive in English is used to form sentences that do not describe known objective facts
modifier
In grammar, a modifier is an optional element in phrase structure or clause structure
collective nouns
In linguistics, a collective noun is a word which refers to a collection of things taken as a whole
sentence structure
In linguistics, syntax is the set of rules, principles, and processes that govern the structure of sentences in a given language, specifically word order
adverb clauses
An adverbial clause is a dependent clause that functions as an adverb; that is, the entire clause modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb

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