What is an Interjection? Grammar for Kids

What is an interjection?

 

An interjection is a part of speech that expresses an emotion or a feeling.  These can be feelings of happiness, surprise, disgust, relief etc… They can also can express a greeting, sounds or an agreement.

Most injections are found at the beginning of the sentence and are separated for other parts of the sentence with punctuation usually an explanation point.

 

 

List of interjections for Kids 

 

SoundsGreetingAgreementEmotion
Boom!Hi!Yes!Phew!
Bong!Hey!Ok!Yahoo!
Splat!What’s Up!Yeah!Ouch!
Zoom!No!Ugh!
Zap!Sure!Grr!
Crash!No Problem!Eek!
Boo!Fine!Yikes!
Wack!Eww!
Shh!Oh No!
Aww!Oops!
Awesome!
Oh My!
Cheers! 
Hurray! 
Whoa! 
Jeez!
Ooh-la-la! 
Oh Dear!
Bah! 
Yuck!