Introduction to Adjectives

Adjectives

 

Can you answer these questions?  

 

 

halloween-pumpkins

 

There were nine orange pumpkins on the dark path and the two scariest pumpkins wore black pointed hats.

 

a. Which seven words in the sentence above are adjectives?

 

b. Which one of the adjectives is an opinion?

 

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ANSWER

 

halloween-pumpkins

 

There were nine orange pumpkins on the dark path and the two scariest pumpkins wore black pointed hats.

 

a. Which seven words in the sentence above are adjectives?

 

nine | orange | dark | two | scariest | black | pointed

 

b. Which one of the adjectives is an opinion?

 

scariest

 

 


 

 

Now Learn About Adjectives

 

nouns are words that name

 

people

astronaut

 

astronaut

places

moon

 

planet

and things

rocket

 

rocket

 

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nouns name things and adjectives describe them

 

 

campsite

campsite

 

names

peaceful

campsite

 

describes

 

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an adjective always describes a noun

 

the easiest way to recognise an adjective is to look for a word that is describing a noun

 

alien-birthday

the word alien is a noun

any word that describes the alien must be an adjective

 

✅ the green alien

✅ the spotted alien

✅ the fun alien

 

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nouns name and adjectives describe

 

worried-robot

 

✅ the worried robot

✅ the difficult problem

✅ the flashing light

 

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any word or words describing a noun will be an adjective

 

pirates-on-ship

 

✅ the cheeky parrots

✅ the black and white flag

✅ the four portholes

✅ the long telescope

 

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an adjective can be used

before or after the noun it is describing

 

astronuat-and-aliens

 

the puzzled astronaut

astronuat-and-aliens

 

the astronaut was puzzled

 

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more than one adjective can describe a noun

 

fish-tank

 

some of the fish were small

the starfish were pink and blue

a small red crab was next to the wreck

 

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adjectives can tell us…

 

the size

penguin

the tiny penguin

the colour

swimming-pool

the blue pool

the shape

planet-earth

the round globe

how someone feels

broken-bike

the sad boy

what something is made of

boat

the wooden ship

the temperature of something

adjectives

the hot day

how many

shark-spa

the two sharks

the height of something

tall-buildings

the tall towers

 

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synonyms are words that mean the same or nearly the same as another word

 

 

 

goalkeeper

 

It was a great save.

goalkeeper

 

It was a brilliant save.

 

✅ adjective - great | synonym for great - brilliant

 

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synonyms are words that mean the same or nearly the same as another word

 

crazy-man

 

the word scared is an adjective more interesting synonyms for the adjective scared include:

 

anxious | terrified | petrified

 

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antonyms are words that are the opposite in meaning to another word

 

the word sad is an adjective - one antonym for sad is happy

 

group-of-girls

 

more interesting antonyms for the adjective sad include:

 

cheerful | overjoyed | delighted

 

 

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how to identity adjectives

 

treasure-chest

 

The chest was full of shiny coins.

 

i. Which word (or words) is a noun? chest and coins

ii. Which word is describing the chest? full

iii. Which word is describing the coins? shiny

 

full and shiny are adjectives

 

 

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facts and opinions can also be adjectives

 

Fluffy is white.

dog

white describes the noun: Fluffy - so white is an adjective

everyone would agree that Fluffy is white- so white is a fact

Robbie is a terrible singer.

robot-singing

terrible describes the noun: Robbie - so terrible is an adjective

not everyone would agree Robbie is a terrible singer (his mum loves his singing) so terrible is an opinion

 

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adjectives always describe nouns

 

runners

the three runners

the first race

the happy winner

 

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