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					        Adjectives
Concept: Adjectives are words that describe
  (modifies) nouns or pronouns
• They answer “what kind” or “what type”
Example
• The red helium balloon popped suddenly.
• red and helium describe the noun balloon,
  making them adjectives

         Your turn: Come up with three
         descriptive adjectives to
         describe the shoes you are wearing
         today
              Tuesday
Underline each adjective. Circle the word
it describes (modifies). Fix any capitalization
errors.
1. Justine wore the white irish sweater her
     uncle bought her.
2. The restaurant chef poured his famous pea
     soup into the big bowl.
    Tuesday - Answers

1. Justine wore the white Irish sweater
   her uncle bought her.

2. The restaurant chef poured his
   famous pea soup into the big bowl.
             Wednesday
Underline each adjective. Circle the word
it describes (modifies). Fix any capitalization
errors.

1. The talented, french chef made a
   fabulous, six-course lunch.
2. The tall, hungry boy ate a spoiled,
   green meatball.
    Wednesday - Answers
1. The talented, French chef made a
   fabulous, six-course lunch.

2. The tall, hungry boy ate a spoiled,
   green meatball.
                  Thursday
Underline each adjective. Circle the word
it describes (modifies). Fix any capitalization
errors.
1. Snow geese live in the Arctic region
   surrounding the North Pole.
2. The room, narrow and dark, frightened
   us.
3. Add adjectives to the following sentence to
   make it more interesting:
    The puppy followed us home.
     Thursday - Answers
1. Snow geese live in the Arctic
   region surrounding the North
   Pole.

2. The room, narrow and dark,
   frightened us.
       Friday Assessment
1. Jeff stirred the stew 2. The North American
  with a wooden spoon. frog faces extinction.

Which of the following   Which of the following is
is an adjective?          an adjective?
   a. stirred                a. The
   b. is                     b. North American
   c. wooden                 c. frog
   d. stew                   d. faces
       Friday Assessment
1. Jeff stirred the stew 2. The North American
  with a wooden spoon. frog faces extinction.

Which of the following   Which of the following is
is an adjective?          an adjective?
   a. stirred                a. The
   b. is                     b. North American
   c. wooden                 c. frog
   d. stew                   d. faces

				
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