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What Is Grammar? - Exercises & Overview

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There are _____ parts of speech in the English language.

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1. A _____ is a person, place, thing, or idea.

2. Verbs may be _____ or a state of being.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you to understand what grammar is and the vocabulary surrounding the subject of grammar. Some vocabulary terms you'll be assessed on include noun, verb, and interjection.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following facts and definitions:

  • How many parts of speech the English language contains
  • The term for a person, place, thing or idea
  • What verbs may be
  • What adjectives do for nouns
  • What interjections express

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 related lesson on grammar
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as noun and interjection
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding grammar
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about parts of speech

Additional Learning

To learn more about grammar, review the accompanying lesson. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define grammar
  • Know what a noun is
  • Define verb and give an example of a verb
  • Review examples of pronouns
  • Explore adjectives and adverbs
  • Understand what prepositions are
  • Identify conjunctions
  • Examine examples of interjections
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