Understanding Parts of Speech: Adjectives & Adverbs
- Which boldfaced word describes the kind of creatures bats are?
- Which boldfaced word tells how intelligent bats are?
- Which boldface word tells where bats live?
Adjectives describe nouns and pronouns. Some adjectives, like pretty or wonderful, describe or tell what kind. Others, like few and five, tell how many. The articles a, an, and the are also adjectives. Adverbs modify verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs. They tell how, when, where, or to what extent (how much). Many adverbs end in -ly. Other common adverbs are fast, very, often, again, sometimes, soon, only, too, later, first, then, there, far, and now.
Adjectives: modify nouns
Adverbs: modify verbs, other adverbs and adjectives
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