Hi i need major help with alot of things in language arts such as direct objects indirect objects predicate nouns predicate adjectives verbs prepostions and more my teacher is offering me help and me and my mom took that offer up and we are going to meet up with her this friday ps my mom is right here with me...i have her permission to be writing to you guys but anyways i am 11 years old and i am from memphis my name is Adelynn Casanova and I really need help my teacher explains things to me about this stuff but she doesnt seem to explain it to me to the point where i get it if you can can you please give me the defeniton of the things i am having trouble with that i listed above along with an example or two? Thank You, Adelynn Casanova‚ô•
Hi Adelynn;

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You have asked a very long question. It helps to ask just one or two things at a time. Otherwise it takes us a long time to answer you clearly.

First, I will tell you about nouns.
Nouns are people, places, and things. All sorts of things can be nouns -
dog, cat, and elephant.
Even smoke, air and water are nouns.
Some nouns are things you cannot see or touch - idea, bravery, hope and love are all nouns.

I will continue in the next post, so you will see this one.

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Hi Adelynn;

The next thing to talk about are the verbs.
A verb is a word that talks about doing something or being something.

Here are some "doing" verbs:
run, jump, study, read, think, go, drive, hear, see, give, draw, send.

Here are some "being" verbs:
am, are, is, was, were.
Hi Adelynn;

You make sentences with nouns and verbs:

John runs. (John is a noun, and runs is a verb.)

Mary reads a book. (Mary and book are nouns. Reads is a verb.)

Mary is a girl. (Mary and girl are nouns. Is is a verb.

I will stop here are let you ask a question. Maybe you know this already.

All the best,
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