Look at Adjectives

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Look at Adjectives

  1. 1. View Mrs. F.’s slideshow to learn even MORE about adjectives.
  2. 2. <ul><li>DESCRIBE a noun or pronoun </li></ul><ul><li>The small boy pulled the heavy wagon. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Common adjectives do NOT need capitalization . </li></ul><ul><li>But proper adjectives DO ! </li></ul><ul><li>Proper adjectives are formed from proper nouns. </li></ul><ul><li>Our school mascot is the English bulldog. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Point out specific nouns </li></ul><ul><li>Remember that demonstrate is the root word of demonstrative </li></ul><ul><li>Only 4: This, That, These, Those </li></ul><ul><li>This cow will eat those daisies! </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>NOT definite or specific </li></ul><ul><li>All, Another, Both, Few, Many, Several, Some </li></ul><ul><li>There are many strawberries in the basket. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Ask a question </li></ul><ul><li>???????????? </li></ul><ul><li>Whose, Which, What </li></ul><ul><li>Whose cheeseburger is this? </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Compares two nouns </li></ul><ul><li>Uses MORE or –ER ending </li></ul><ul><li>She is happi er than you. </li></ul><ul><li>She is more excited , too! </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Compare three or more nouns </li></ul><ul><li>Uses –EST ending or MOST </li></ul><ul><li>He has the neat est work in the class. </li></ul><ul><li>He is the most diligent worker, too. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Descriptive Adjectives DESCRIBE </li></ul><ul><li>Slimy frog </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Proper Nouns are CAPITALIZED </li></ul><ul><li>Washington apple </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Demonstrative = DEMONSTRATE or POINT </li></ul><ul><li>Answer this question. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Indefinite=Uncertain Number </li></ul><ul><li>Many countries </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Interrogative=Questioning </li></ul><ul><li>Which day? </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Comparative-Compares 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Not Just Loud - Louder </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Superlative-Compares 3+ </li></ul><ul><li>Loud </li></ul><ul><li>Louder </li></ul><ul><li>Loudest </li></ul>

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