Transcript WHAT IS AN ADVERB?
Remember Adjectives? • Adjectives describe nouns or pronouns • These words are all adjectives – A hot day. – A happy camper. – Two girls. – A big, bloody mess . – She is creative . – That dog. Today we are going to learn about… What is an adverb? An adverb tells you more about a verb (doing word) It tells you How, where, WHen, or to what extent . WHAT IS AN ADVERB? Adverbs describe/modify verbs. EXAMPLES: Jose was quietly going out the door. Glendale was torn down slowly. Tony spoke slowly. Katie jumped high. Many adverbs are made by adding –ly onto the end of an adjective. Kind The boy kindly carried the old lady’s bags. Strange It was strangely quiet in the village. Examples of adverbs and what they do: David was extremely grumpy. Extremely describes how grumpy David was. The runner easily finished first. Easily describes how the runner finished the race. Jose, my oldest brother, drove slowly by his girlfriend’s house. Slowly describes how the brother drove the car. Can you make a sentence using these adverbs? Adverbs can also tell you where something happens. I will tie the rope around the chair. You should look up to see the sign. Can you make a sentence using these adverbs? Adverbs can also tell you where something happens. I will see you soon. The holidays will soon be over.