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					Adverbs and Adjectives
Parts of Speech
             Adjectives
Adjectives describe or modify nouns.

Noun = shoes

His shoes are red.
There are three shoes.
The shoes are shiny.
               Adverbs
Adverbs describe or modify verbs,
 adjectives, and other adverbs.

He ran quickly.
He ran very quickly.
She is really busy.
She is not worried.
      More About Adverbs
Adjectives can usually be made into
 adverbs by adding “ly” to the end.

            Quick => Quickly
         Beautiful => Beautifully
          Sneaky => Sneakily
        Expensive => Expensively
        Irregular Adverbs
           adjective => adverb
               good => well
                fast => fast
               hard => hard
               little => little

Other Irregular Adverbs: very, much, not.
                Practice
1. Write each sentence.
2. Underline the adjectives.
3. Circle the adverbs.
                     1

The mean teacher angrily called parents.
                      2

The bitter student did not care.
                     3

The very sleepy student took a quick nap.
                      4

The old dog could barely wag his tail.
                     5

Six sacks were secretly stacked with sticks.
                  Answers
1.   The mean teacher angrily called parents.
2.   The bitter student did not care.
3.   The very sleepy student took a quick nap.
4.   The old dog could barely wag his tail.
5.   Six sacks were secretly stacked with sticks.

				
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