Name three adjectives that describe yourself!
"using adjectives to give more meaning to my writing help paint a mental picture."
Adjectives are words that describe nouns. They can describe what something looks like, how it feels, or what it tastes like. Examples of adjectives are big, small, soft, fuzzy, yellow, delicious, and sour. Try using adjectives to describe the things around you! Get creative!
Adjectives: Describing Words!
Adjectives are words that describe nouns or pronouns. They tell us more about the noun or pronoun, such as how it looks, tastes, feels, or smells.
The English language has more adjectives than any other language, with over 100,000 adjectives in use. Adjectives can be used to modify nouns and pronouns, and can also be used to compare or describe certain qualities or characteristics of people or things.
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Work together in pairs: Q: What is one way adjectives can help give more meaning to your writing?
Brain break: Draw a monkey holding a banana that's actually a phone and talking on it
What is an adjective?
- A word that describes a noun or pronoun
- A word that names a person, place, thing or idea
- A word that shows action
Which of these words is an adjective?
Which of these sentences uses an adjective correctly?
- The red car drove away.
- The car drove away quickly.
What does the following sentence tell us about the cat: 'The black cat ran across the street.'?
- It's color
- It's speed
- It's breed
What does the following sentence tell us about the house: 'The old house has creaky floors.'?
- It's age
- It's location
- It's size