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The Magic of Adjectives and Adverbs
Transcript of The Magic of Adjectives and Adverbs
Kiran Williams An adjective is a word or phrase naming an attribute, added to or grammatically related to a noun to modify or describe it.
An adverb is a word or phrase that modifies or qualifies an adjective, verb, or other adverb or a phrase, expressing a relation of place, time,... Adjectives and Adverbs Adjectives describe nouns. You can use adjectives to describe someone or something to include more detail.
" Then that little man in black there,he says..."
The adjective in this sentence would be little little,because it is describing the man. Adjectives Adverbs are used to modify parts of speech. They can modify verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs.
Example: " The fight against animal abuse is progressing slowly,but...."
The adverb in this sentence would be slowly because it is modifying a verb.
Adverbs School House Rock: Adjectives!!!! School House Rock: Adverbs Definitions and Examples The Fun Stuff Adjective Assessment 1. Read this excerpt from "Aint I a Woman"?
" That little man in the black there?"
Which set of words are adjectives and word it modifies.
D) that:there 2. Read this excerpt from " No more HSA"
" The No Child Left Behind tests are also an inaccurate measure of student performance. Which word is the adjective in this sentence?
C) No Child Left Behind
D) test Adverb Assessment 1. Read this excerpt from " Why Should Women Vote"
"Because laws unjust to women would be amended more quickly...." Which word modifies amended?
2. Read this excerpt from "Animal Cruelty"
"Slaughter houses need to be contained and heavily regulated..." What word modifies regulated?
A) slaughter houses