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  1. 1. 4­1­14.notebook 1 April 01, 2014 4/1/14 8th Grade Language Arts Agenda: 1. Independent Reading 2. Grammar 3. Anne Frank Biography Assignments: -Two paragraphs about being a giant (W) -Parts of speech pyramid poem (W) -Vocab Writing (F) -Parts of Speech Test (F)
  2. 2. 4­1­14.notebook 2 April 01, 2014 TeacherNote Entrance Ticket Directions: Write five original sentences. Each should have at least one noun, pronoun, and adjective. Indicate below which word is which. Example: The boy's mom was angry, so he apologized to her.
  3. 3. 4­1­14.notebook 3 April 01, 2014 An adverb is a word that describes a verb. An adverb tells how, when, or where the  verb happens. Some examples of adverbs that tell how an action takes  place: quickly, slowly, lazily, higher, lower, nicely, patiently Some examples of adverbs that describe when something  happens: soon, yesterday, now, today, always, never, often Some examples of adverbs that describe where something  happens: here, there, inside, outside, around, through, beneath
  4. 4. 4­1­14.notebook 4 April 01, 2014 An adverb is a word that describes a verb. An adverb tells how, when, or where the  verb happens. Many adverbs that tell how end with the letters ­ly. example:  Joan painted slowly. Slowly describes how Joan  painted. When you compare two actions, the adverb will often end  with the letters ­er or ­est. example: Birds fly higher than insects. Higher  describes where the birds fly. Airplanes fly highest of all. Highest describes to what  extent the airplanes fly.
  5. 5. 4­1­14.notebook 5 April 01, 2014 1. Karleigh carefully cuts her sandwich in half. 2. Joey can swim faster than Collin. 3. Deirdre sang the loudest.  4. Who runs the quickest?  5. Please speak quietly when you are in the library. 6. Joey spelled all the words on his spelling list perfectly. Highlight the adverbs in the sentences below. pull
  6. 6. 4­1­14.notebook 6 April 01, 2014 The best way to tell if a word is an adverb is to  try making a question, for which the answer is  the word. If the question uses how, where or  when, then the word is probably an adverb.  For Example:         Word in context         Question          Adverb?  1.  Junko plays tennis aggressively.  How does Junko play tennis?  Yes ­­ uses HOW.  2.  They have a small house.  What kind of house do they have?  No ­­ uses WHAT KIND of, so this           is an adjective.  3.  Matthew called the police immediately.  When did Matthew call the police?  Yes ­­ uses WHEN  wer...
  7. 7. 4­1­14.notebook 7 April 01, 2014 1. The boy carefully placed the gold coin in his pocket. 2. The mail was delivered later in the day. 4. He only walks once a week for exercise. 3. She left her doll there. An adverb describes a verb in four main ways. Click the checkmark to find out which four questions an adverb answers about a verb. how? when? how much? to what extent? where? PullPull
  8. 8. 4­1­14.notebook 8 April 01, 2014 how? loudly when? where? how much? inside outtightly very notcarefully quietly softly early here happily completelylater often Sort the adverbs into categories.
  9. 9. 4­1­14.notebook 9 April 01, 2014 He sang_______ She talked___________ We ran__________ The children played _________ Use adverbs to describe these verbs. Click the checkmark for examples. PullPull
  10. 10. 4­1­14.notebook 10 April 01, 2014 Simon liked to play pranks on his younger sister. He would __________ jump __________ from behind a door to scare her.__________ she would scream at him and go __________ to be by herself. This time she turned __________ and chased him __________. "Mom," she cried __________, "Simon is scaring me __________." __________when Simon was back in the house, their mother spoke __________ to him. " Do __________ scare your sister __________." Fill in the blanks. around not off happily usually later anymore loudly away out sternly ound ppily ually ter udly way ernly more again
  11. 11. 4­1­14.notebook 11 April 01, 2014 • Be sure to include at least ten adverbs in  your journal entry. • Highlight the adverbs you used in your  story. • Try to be creative and capture how it would  feel to exist as a giant in a world that doesn't  match your size. • Write at least two paragraphs. Imagine you were a giant, twenty  feet tall. Describe what life would be like.
  12. 12. Attachments Adverb Cornell Notes.doc