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Adjectives

Maarschalk Adjectives Project
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Emma Freeman

on 25 October 2012

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Adjectives
By: Jared, Emma, and Andrew History of the adjective! lol Origin: 1350-1400; derived from Latin (adjectivum) but discovered in middle English. So what is an adjective? An adjective modifies a noun or a pronoun by describing, identifying, or quantifying words. It usually comes before the noun or pronoun it modifies. (ex. A battered music box sat on the mahogany sideboard.) Examples! -any type of color -fat
-skinny
-dull
-shinny
-bright Examples of Sentences: 1. Austin is wearing a red sweat shirt.
2. The picture is very dull.
3. How much money will it cost to buy the red
coupon books that are very thick?
4. The lady was old, but that didn't affect her ability to walk.
5. Ms.Edwards doesn't like when kids use anything but blue and black pen. Citations: Adjectives - All you need to know! By: Emma, Jarod, and Andrew "This presentation was created following the Fair Use Guidelines for Educational Multimedia. Certain materials are included under the Fair Use exemption of the U.S. copyright law. Further use of these materials and this presentation is restricted." <http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/adjective?s=t>. <http://confidentwriting.com/2008/12/
when-adjectives-are-necessary/>. MacFadyen, Heather, ed. What Is an Adjective? University of Ottawa, n.d. Web. 22
Oct. 2012. <http://www.writingcentre.uottawa.ca/hypergrammar/
adjectve.html>. Possessive Adjectives -used with nouns to show possession or ownership

EX: my, your, his, her, its, our, their

-What is your email? Demonstrative Adjective EX: This, these, that, those, what -This pencil needs to be sharpened. Interrogative Adjectives EX: Which, what Which girl was it again?

What day are we suppose to meet? Indefinite Adjectives -used to indicate specific items in relation to ourselves -used with nouns to ask questions -do not specify specific people or things EX: several, some, few

-There are some kids who didn't do their homework. Types of Adjectives:
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