Adjectives by jennyyingdi

VIEWS: 11 PAGES: 12

									                
Adjectives
Cornell Notes
                 Subject: Adjectives
 What is an     Adjectives describe
   adjective?
                  nouns.
 How do I           Adjectives answer the following
                       questions about NOUNS:
  figure out if a
  word is an
  adjective?
                    1. What kind?

                    2. What color?

                    3. What size?

                    4. Which one?

                    5. How many?

                    6. Whose? (pronouns)
 How do I      Adjectives hang
  diagram an
                 diagonally to the right off
  adjective?
                 the noun that they
                 describe.


                The big boat floats.
 What           1. What is the verb?
  questions
                 2. Are there any helpers?
  do I need to
  ask?           3. Who or what the verb?
                 4. (Subject + verb) who or what?
                 5. (Word) is connected to which
                    word?
                 6. What question does it
                    answer?
 What           My best friend will write.
  questions
  do I need to
                 1. What is the verb?
  ask?
                     Answer: write
                 2. Are there any helpers?
                     Answer: will
                 3. Who or what will write?
                     Answer: friend
                 My best friend will write.
 What
  questions
  do I need to   4. Friend will write who or what?
  ask?
                      Answer: nothing
                 5. My is connected to which word?
                      Answer: friend
                 6. What question does it answer?
                      Answer: Whose?
              Before you Diagram…

 What are our six diagramming questions?

1. What is the verb?

2. Are there any helpers?

3. Who or what (the verb)?

4. (Subject + verb) who or what?

5. (Word) is connected to which word?

6. What question does it answer?
                   GUIDED PRACTICE
Diagram the following sentences.


1. The newest employee was chosen.
2. Those six little kittens have been meowing.
3. The intense storm will strike.
4. The new work boots have been ruined.
5. This large yellow star blazes.
                    Diagramming Practice
Pair up. Pair read and diagram the sentences.

6. The two upstairs neighbors stomped.
7. Their guitar music pervaded.
8. Its melodic sound distracts.
9. Annoyed residents were listening.
10. Your many noises pestered.
                            Objective Check

 What makes up a sentence?

 What is a subject?

 What is the first question you ask before you diagram a
   sentence?
 The second question?

 What are some examples of helping verbs?

 What is an adjective?

 What do adjectives tell us about nouns?
                      WW: Eleven Cents
 For the next 20 minutes, write a response to last
   night’s reading “Eleven Cents” explaining whose
   side you would take in the argument. Be prepared
   to share your response!

								
To top