Adverbs

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Adverbs

  1. 1. Adverb: a word that describes a verb. An adverb tells you more about a verb. Some adverbs answer the question “how?” - The dog barked LOUDLY. - The tiger waits PATIENTLY. - The girl sits QUIETLY.
  2. 2. Some adverbs answer the question “Where?” - It has beautiful pictures INSIDE. Some adverbs answer the question “When?” Let’s travel to the beach TODAY.
  3. 3. Comparing two actions:  If the adverb ends in -ly, use more. The boy worked more steadily than me.  Other adverbs, use the ending -er. The cow ran faster than the snail. .
  4. 4. Comparing three or more actions.  If the adverb ends in -ly, use most. The woman sang most beautifully of all.  Other adverbs, use the ending -est. The ant worked the hardest of all the insects.
  5. 5. Do not use two words that mean no (not, none, nobody, never, etc…) in the same sentence. Wrong: I don’t know no one named Sue. Correct: I don’t know anyone named Sue.
  6. 6. Can you make a sentence using these adverbs? Late Today After Now Sadly Safely Happily slowly

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