Remember the television commercial that aired during the Superbowl near the end of the book? Fill in the blanks below and make your own madlib commercial.
Help with Parts of Speech
adjective A word or combination of words that modifies a noun (hot, salty).
adverb A word that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb (quickly, slowly).
article Any of three words used to signal the presence of a noun. A and an are known as indefinite articles; the is the definite article.
conjunction A word that connects other words, phrases, or sentences (and, but, or, because ).
interjection A word, phrase, or sound used as an exclamation and capable of standing by itself (How unusual!).
noun A word or phrase that names a person, place, thing, quality, or act (Joshua, boy, game). A noun may be used as the subject of a verb, the object of a verb, an identifying noun, the object of a preposition, or an appositive (an explanatory phrase coupled with a subject or object ).
preposition A word or phrase that shows the relationship of a noun to another noun (at, by, in, to, from, with )
pronoun A word that substitutes for a noun and refers to a person, place, thing, idea, or act that was mentioned previously or that can be inferred from the context of the sentence (he, she, it, that ).
verb A word or phrase that expresses action, existence, or occurrence (spell, be, happen ). Verbs can be transitive, requiring an object (him in I met him ), or intransitive, requiring only a subject (Clyde's feet stink) Some verbs, like feel , are both transitive (Feel the ice ) and intransitive (I feel sick , in which sick is an adjective and not an object).