ADJECTIVES

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					By Joanne Whitley
& Connie Campbell
   ADJECTIVES
Adjectives tell about nouns.
  They usually answer 2
         questions.
•HOW   •WHAT
 MANY? KIND?

     One sad little girl was in
     our class.
•HOW •WHAT
 MANY? KIND?

     One sad little girl was in
     our class.
•HOW •WHAT
 MANY? KIND?

     One sad little girl was in
     our class.
Let’s Practice!
Can you find the adjectives and
  the nouns they describe?
                  Robert had
                  four books
                  on his shelf.
                 four describes
  The scary
  ghost was
  not
  smiling!
scary describes
                  Jessimine
                  looked
                  into the
                  clear ball.
clear describes
The
colorful
butterfly
was
Evan’s.     colorful describes
    Brittany
    wore a
    pink
    dress!
pink describes
   Frankie
   saw a
   funny
   clown at
   the circus.
funny describes
  Hilary
  wore a
  striped
  shirt.
striped describes
             little
  The little
   baby
   crawled.

little describes
Chasitie
bounced
the round
basketball.
  round describes
 Adjectives answer two questions.

•HOW   •WHAT
 MANY? KIND?
some few many       green crunchy smooth
several lots four   new smart beautiful
       What is the adjective?
     What noun does it tell about?
    The blue
    notebook
    is closed.
Adjective?

        Noun?
     Adjectives that compare!
You can use adjectives to compare two or
 more nouns.
Add –er to an adjective to compare two
 nouns.
Add –est to compare more than two nouns.
       Adjectives that compare
The merry-go-round is slower than the Ferris
 wheel.

The roller coaster is the fastest ride in the
 park.
When the adjective ends with in a consonant sound and y,
  change the y to i and add –er or –est.
lucky       luckier             luckiest

When the adjective ends in e, drop the e and add –er or –
  est.
brave      braver        bravest

For the adjectives that have a single vowel sound before a
  final consonant, double the final consonant and add –er
  or –est.
big bigger          biggest
   happy + er
      happier
pale + er
       paler
furry + est
      furriest
noisy + est
      noisiest
cute + est
       cutest
gentle + er
      gentler
The parade is (big) than last year’s parade.
bigger

The circus has the (funny) clowns in the world.
funniest

One clown has the (sad) face of all.
saddest
• The fun house is (dark) than a cave.
• darker

• The water slide is the (cool) ride I know.
• coolest

• Some rides are (wild) than others.
• wilder
    How did you do?

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