Did you know that each word in a sentence can be assigned a category depending on its function in the sentence? Parts of speech, also known as word classes, are essential to understand when learning or teaching grammar. Words can belong to more than class under different circumstances, which changes the meaning of the word. Recognizing parts of speech can help you use the right word in the right place.
Laminate this sheet and display it in your writing center. Duplicate on card stock paper as an individual student reference guide. Add it to students��� writing journals or writing folders to create individual reference books.