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					Adjectives

  Fossils
 Lesson 1
      Adjectives
Adjectives are words that describe
 nouns.
An adjective can tell what kind.
An adjective can tell what color.
An adjective can tell how many.
Special Adjectives
There are 3 special adjectives called
 articles.
One article is a.
Another article is an.
The third article is the.

“An” is used before a noun that starts
 with a vowel.
          Examples:
• The Hawaiian islands have an
  interesting history.

• Many people moved to the
  beautiful island of Oahu.

• One delicious fruit from Hawaii
  is the juicy, sweet pineapple.
     Tell your partner an
 adjective or article that can
       fit in the blank.
1. That ______ dog jumped
   on the table.

2. ______ cats played
   under the bed.

3. I have ______ pets in my
   family.
Comprehension and
Language Arts Book
     Page 92
                Try It!
Read the poem below. Circle the adjectives and
           articles. There are 10.
  For a big green plant
  Or a tiny little ant
  Resting in the woods is nice.
  Each living thing must
  Share cool shade and just
  Take a break in paradise.
                          Practice
         Circle the adjectives and underline the articles in
                        the sentences below.

1.                          blue
     The black bat and the ______ whale are mammals.
     ______


2.   Big elephants and little rats are mammals, too.
3.   All mammals have thick fur.
4.   Tall giraffes and short monkeys have fur.
5.   What mammals have brown fur?
                     Proofread
  Read the paragraph below. Underline the articles and circle the
                   adjectives. There are 13.

                          the
  Many creatures live in______ forest. Blue
peacocks and brown owls live in forests. Red
deer and gray squirrels live there, too. Green
frogs live in forests that are near water.
Sometimes, a white rabbit can be found
           _____

                 the
hopping through _____ forest. How many bears
have you seen in the forest? I saw two bears
                  _____

last year!

				
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