WHAT IS AN ADVERB?

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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.