Adjectives & Adverbs

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Transcript Adjectives & Adverbs

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Ms. Garcia and Ms. Wile
6th Grade Language Arts
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*Adjectives are modifiers.
*They give information about
nouns and pronouns they
modify.
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* What kind?
* Gray clouds, crisp apple,
* How many?
* Three weeks, several
quiet pond
mistakes
* How much?
* Which one?
* Less noise, more dessert
* Next year, this jacket,
best poster
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*Two or more adjectives may modify the
same noun.
*Example:
*1. Five funny, clumsy ducklings
waddled after their mother.
*2. Picasso’s ceramics are colorful and
humorous.
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* Regional and ethnic music in America has many
roots. Traditional American Indian Music uses
male voices and sometimes drums and rattles.
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* Example: A man served the
food.
* The woman lives in a house
on a street.
* The child played with a ball.
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Example: The elderly owner of the
Cuban restaurant served us a
delicious meal with rice and beans.
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* Adverbs modify-or tell more about-verbs,
adjectives, and other adverbs.
* They tell when, where, how, and to what
extent.
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* Modifies Verb
* We happily visited
* Modifies Adjective
* The extremely
* Modifies Adverb
* Jackie ran very
Adam.
graceful swan swims.
quickly.
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*Mandy adverbs can come either
before or after the verbs they
modify.
*Suddenly, the light went out.
*The light went out suddenly.
*The light suddenly went out.
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*Most adverbs end with the suffix –ly
*Quickly
*Easily
*Carefully
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*If you need to
modify a noun or a
pronoun, use an
adjective.
*The drill was
quick.
*If you need to
modify a verb,
adjective, or another
adverb, use an
adverb.
*The towel dried
quickly.
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* Jimmy ate his lunch.
* Jimmy ate his lunch
* The boy picked up his
* The boy slowly picked
* The girl danced on
* The girl gracefully
rather quickly.
up his notebook.
notebook.
danced on stage.
stage.
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