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Proper and Compound Adjectives

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Lauren l

on 17 October 2013

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Transcript of Proper and Compound Adjectives

Incorrect Sentences
Proper and Compound Adjectives
Compound Adjectives
A compound adjective is a compound word describing a noun. A compound word is 2 words together to make a new word. Some compound adjectives have a dash between the two words. Some examples...
And to Help You Remember

Proper adjectives describe
Compound adjectives combine
Proper and Compound Adjective Mistakes
Thinking a regular adjective is a proper adjective
Thinking a possessive noun is a proper adjective
Thinking any compound word is a compound adjective, but then using it as a noun
Not capitalizing a proper adjective
Examples of Proper Adjectives
Using Proper and Compound Adjectives in a Sentences Correctly.
The French fries tasted great today!
I like to eat English muffins.
Chinese food is really good.
The American flag is a beautiful flag.
Proper Adjectives
A proper adjective is a proper noun being used to describe another noun. For example...
Examples of Compound Adjectives
(The whirlwind weather was so strong, that the umbrella broke. )
(The Shakespearean plays were beautiful.)
Correct Usage of Compound Adjectives
Marshall, Pam. "Proper Adjectives." Reading Worksheets Grammar Comprehension Lesson Plans. K12reader, 2008-2012. Web. 22 Sept. 2013. <http://www.k12reader.com/proper-adjectives/>.
"What Is a Proper Adjective?" What Is a Proper Adjective? LoveToKnow, Corp., 1996-2013. Web. 22 Sept. 2013. <http://grammar.yourdictionary.com/parts-of-speech/adjectives/what-is-a-proper-adjective.html>.
"Compound Adjectives." Grammar Book. Ginger Software, 2013. Web. 22 Sept. 2013. <http://www.gingersoftware.com/grammarbook/adjectives/compound-adjectives/>.
The Lunch line was very long.
Sally's food was cold.
The boy was a heart-breaker.
The american flag is beautiful
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The know-it-all boy thought he didn't need to study for the test, but his failing grade told him otherwise.
There are twenty-five cookies left.
The left-handed child had really good handwriting.
The whirlwind weather was getting worse, and even blowing away peoples hats!
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