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4th Grade English: Parts of Speech - Chapter Summary
If your 4th grade students need help identifying the parts of speech, have them study this fun and engaging English chapter. Young students will enjoy learning from our expert instructors who break down the parts of speech in a way that's easy for kids to understand and remember. You can monitor your students' progress on the course Dashboard and assign them the included lesson quizzes to make sure they've grasped these speech parts and concepts.
- Pronouns and relative pronouns
- Verbs, auxiliary and modal auxiliary verbs
- The progressive verb tense
- Subject-verb agreement
- How to order adjectives
- Adverbs and relative adverbs
- Definite vs. indefinite articles
- Prepositional phrases
Who It's For
Kids who need extra help recognizing the different parts of speech will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about functions of nouns, verbs, adjectives and more.
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding the parts of speech
- Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about the different parts of speech
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning English (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about the parts of speech
- Students who struggle to understand their English teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra English resources
How It Works
- Find lessons in the chapter that cover the parts of speech your student needs to learn or review.
- Press play to watch the video lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
- Review the lesson or video transcripts, emphasizing the highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about the parts of speech.
- Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify your student understands the different parts of speech by completing the 4th Grade English: Parts of Speech chapter exam.
1. Nouns Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples
In this lesson, you will learn about one part of speech: nouns. You will learn about common and proper nouns, and we'll discuss some of the ways nouns can be used in sentences.
2. What is a Pronoun? - Lesson for Kids
Say you're writing a story with a main character named J. Tomas Feeblemeyer. How would you feel if you had to write J. Tomas Feeblemeyer over and over throughout your story? How would your reader feel having to read that long name each time? Learn how pronouns can help.
3. Relative Pronouns: Definition & Examples
Relative pronouns are words that introduce dependent clauses in sentences called relative clauses. They can also stand alone. In this lesson, we will explore the various roles of relative pronouns.
4. Verbs Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples
'Chop,' 'cut,' and 'kick' are all action words. These action words are called verbs. Today, we will learn what verbs are and briefly discuss the different kinds of verbs.
5. Auxiliary Verb: Definition & Examples
In this lesson, we will review the definition of a verb and different verb phrases. Then, we'll look at a few examples to help differentiate between the main verb and auxiliary verbs.
6. Modal Auxiliary Verbs: Definition, Uses & Examples
Modal auxiliary verbs are easy to use because they never change form or tense. These verbs are full of possibilities! In fact, possibility is just one thing modal auxiliary verbs can show; they can also indicate necessity, capability, or willingness.
7. What is the Progressive Verb Tense? - Definition & Examples
You've probably heard of past, present and future tense, but do you know there's a progressive tense? This lesson outlines the progressive tense and its use in our language.
8. Subject-Verb Agreement: Rules & Practice
Subject-verb agreement can be very difficult, but it is vital to effective writing and speech. In this lesson, you'll learn six rules to avoid some of the common agreement mistakes many people make.
9. Adjectives Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples
How would you describe yourself? Would you say you are smart or funny? Is your room messy or neat? Whenever you describe something, you use adjectives. This lesson will teach you what adjectives are and how to use them.
10. Ordering Adjectives: Lesson for Kids
In your writing, it is always important to include descriptive words. Did you know there is a correct order for listing adjectives that describe a noun? In this lesson, you will learn about ordering adjectives.
11. Adverbs Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples
In this lesson you'll learn about adverbs. You'll learn what an adverb is, some of the questions an adverb can answer, and how to use adverbs to make your writing stronger.
12. Relative Adverbs: Lesson for Kids
When you write, it's important to add details to your sentences so your readers can enjoy and understand your writing. Using relative adverbs is one way to do this. In this lesson, you'll learn about relative adverbs and their purpose in sentences.
13. Indefinite and Definite Articles: Definition and Examples
Watch this video lesson on indefinite and definite articles. Find out when you should use which type of article and when you shouldn't use any article at all.
14. Conjunctions Lesson for Kids: Definition & Example
Conjunctions are the part of speech used to connect words and groups of words. In this lesson, you'll learn the three types of conjunctions and how to use them in your writing.
15. What is an Interjection? - Definition & Examples
Interjections are emotional expressions used in writing. This lesson discusses the rules regulating the use of interjections and lists some of the common ones English speakers use to convey feelings.
16. Prepositional Phrase Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples
Prepositional phrases allow us to communicate relationships between objects. Prepositional phrases commonly answer the questions, ~'where~' and~'when.' Complete this lesson for a quick review on what a preposition is and learn how prepositional phrases are incredibly important to communication.
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Other chapters within the 4th Grade English course
- 4th Grade English: Word Recognition & Understanding
- 4th Grade English: Reading Comprehension & Response
- 4th Grade English: Literary Terms
- 4th Grade English: Reading Literary Texts
- 4th Grade English: Reading Informational Texts
- 4th Grade English: Stories, Myths & Speeches
- 4th Grade English: Poetry
- 4th Grade English: Vocabulary & Language
- 4th Grade English: Capitalization, Punctuation & Spelling
- 4th Grade English: Sentence Parts & Types
- 4th Grade English: Writing Basics & Techniques
- 4th Grade English: Types of Writing
- 4th Grade English: Speaking & Listening