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Transcript of Adverbs
is a word that modifies or
, or another
An adverb answers the following questions:
Ex: The group hiked
Ex: The prime minister spoke
several of the scenes were rehearsed.
To what extent?
(how long, how far, how much, etc)
Ex: She had
begun the lesson.
They said the forest fire started here.
The accident occurred suddenly.
Ms. Parks promptly gathered the students.
To what extent?
She was quite proud of the team.
Adverbs may come before or after the words they modify (describe)
Ex: Slowly the man crawled down.
Slowly describes how he crawled
Down describes where he crawled.
Adverbs are sometimes used to ask questions.
Ex: Where are you going?
Where answers the question, "Where"?
Next Generation :
Raise your hand to respond.
Info. to know about Adverbs
Ms. Parks/ Dr. Pope/ Mr. E
Adverbs may come between the parts of verb phrases.
Ex: Many students did not understand the directions.
Not answers the question, "To what extent"?, for the verb did understand.
adverbs end in -ly.
Be very careful that you don't pick out adjectives. Remember, adjectives describe nouns and pronouns only!!
property of Ms. Parks
Old School Song:
Mr. E will group you in triads
One student will pull an Adverb from the "Adverb Bag".
Another student will pull a card from the "Action Bag".
The other student waits quietly.
Students have 20 seconds to privately discuss how they will perform the action.
Performance will be 30 seconds!!
Performers can make sounds, but cannot say the word (adverb).
Game continues with a new triad of students.
each type of adverb
When? Where? How? To What Extent?
Write 4 sentences using
The Desk of