Curriculum,  English

8 Parts of Speech: Interjections

Wow! We are on the last part of the 8 parts of speech series. The final one? Interjections, of course! What is an interjection? It’s a word that interjects strong emotion. These aren’t used in formal writing often, but we use these in conversations and conversational writing daily. They also show up in our favorite novels, so if your child likes to do creative writing, knowing how to punctuate these correctly proves important as well. 

Incorrect: Oh I need to buy school supplies.

Correct: Oh, I need to buy school supplies.

Incorrect: Yikes school supplies are expensive!

Correct: Yikes! School supplies are expensive!

Any questions? Post in the comments below. I’ll be happy to help you.

Want to learn more on interjections? Check out this post from Grammarly.

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