Teach the Parts of Speech with Picture Books

Have fun while teaching the parts of speech! Use these picture books to give words like “noun” and “verb” meaning and a visual reminder.
Have fun while teaching the parts of speech! Use these picture books to give words like "noun" and "verb" meaning and a visual reminder.
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I love learning through literature! From history to character, books are a way to give a visual to an otherwise abstract idea. Bring the parts of speech to life with these bright and colorful picture books!

Parts of Speech Picture Books

If You Were a Noun by Michael Dahl
If you were a noun, you could be an astronaut! Discover all of the different possibilities you could be if you were a noun! This fun picture book includes regular nouns and proper nouns.
This series also includes the other parts of speech, with a similar theme and style!


An Ambush of Tigers: A Wild Gathering of Collective Nouns by Betsy Rosenthal
Nouns can be more than singular and plural! Discover collective nouns in this picture book.

Nouns and Verbs Have a Field Day by Robin Pulver
Uh oh – nouns and verbs are loose! It’s Field Day for Mr. Wright’s class, and the nouns and verbs want to get in on the fun.

It’s Hard to Be a Verb! by Julia Cook
Louis always has trouble focusing! He acts like a verb! This book is fun for those moments when the kids can’t sit still!

A is for Angry: An Animal and Adjective Alphabet by Sandra Boynton
I love Sandra Boynton’s quirky, hand-drawn animals in all of her books! This book introduces young learners to alliteration, adjectives, animals, and the alphabet! (no alliteration was intended)

Me, She, He, We: Pronouns Replace Nouns by Linda Ayers
This book comes with a musical CD, to help you learn about pronouns through song! It helps make it easier to memorize the parts of speech.
Other books in this series includes:

One Sheep, Two Sheep: A Book of Collective Nouns by Patricia Byers
In this charming book with sweet illustrations, learn about collective nouns.

Hairy, Scary, Ordinary: What is an adjective? by Brian Cleary
Adjectives are used to describe things! Learn about their power in this fun and descriptive book!
This series also includes:

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