Parts of Speech
What are the Parts of Speech?
An adjective is a word that describes something
What kind? expensive toys / colorful cups
Which one? this man/ these paddles
How many? few cars / five boys
How much? many people
The yellow basket was full of toys.
The word yellow describes ( the toy / the basket).
Basket is a ( noun / verb).
Yellow is an (adjective / noun)
An adverb is a word that modifies a verb
Where? He lives nearby. I looked inside.
When? The message arrived early.
In What Way? The dancer moved gracefully.
To What Extent? Its tail completely covers its nose.
She quickly typed an e-mail.
The word quickly modifies (she / typed).
Typed is a (noun / adjective / verb).
Quickly is an ( adjective / adverb).
Adjectives describe nouns. Adverbs describe verbs.
The bird saw a wild wolf.
The word wild describes ( the bird / the wolf).
Wolf is a (noun / verb).
Wild is an (adjective / adverb)
The boy tried hard not to miss.
The word hard describes ( the boy / tried)
Tried is a ( noun / verb ).
Hard is an ( adjective / adverb)