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1 ADVERBS Do you know what adverbs are? An adverb is a word that describes a verb.

2 ADVERBS For example, the adverb slowly, quickly, briskly can be used to describe the verb walk walk slowly walk quickly walk briskly

3 Instructions Read the story on The Tortoise and the Hare. As you are reading, identify all the adverbs in the story.

4 The Tortoise and the Hare

5 Timothy Tortoise was an easy going animal. He liked to roam happily through the forest. A heavy green shell and short little feet, youre the slowest guy I ever did meet! Harry Hare said to him. Timothy slowly turned his head to look at Harry, I am slow but not nearly as slow as you think. To find the truth, lets race today!

6 The Tortoise and the Hare Ill set up a course for you to race on, offered Freddy the Fox excitedly. A race! Harry Hare laughed out loudly. I will not lose – especially to a tortoise. Freddy the Fox set up a race course hurriedly. All the animals met at the starting line early in the afternoon.

7 The Tortoise and the Hare On your mark… shouted Freddy. Get set… Go! chanted the animals joyfully. Harry Hare was off like a shot. Timothy slowly made his way down the path Freddy had set as the race course. Soon, Harry could see the finish line ahead. He was feeling tired so he lay down and promptly fell asleep.

8 The Tortoise and the Hare Timothy made his way down the path and right past Harry who was still snoozing away soundly. He did not stop to rest anywhere. As he approached the finish line, all of the animals began to cheer loudly. Harry awoke from his nap suddenly and ran as fast as he could, but he was too late. Timothy had crossed the finish line.

9 Check your answers! Do you think you have got it all? Check your answers by rereading the story and clicking for adverbs.

10 The Tortoise and the Hare Timothy Tortoise was an easy going animal. He liked to roam happily through the forest. A heavy green shell and short little feet, youre the slowest guy I ever did meet! Harry Hare said to him. Timothy slowly turned his head to look at Harry, I am slow but not nearly as slow as you think. To find the truth, lets race today!

11 The Tortoise and the Hare Ill set up a course for you to race on, offered Freddy the Fox excitedly. A race! Harry Hare laughed out loudly. I will not lose – especially to a tortoise. Freddy the Fox set up a race course hurriedly. All the animals met at the starting line early in the afternoon.

12 The Tortoise and the Hare On your mark… shouted Freddy. Get set… Go! chanted the animals joyfully. Harry Hare was off like a shot. Timothy slowly made his way down the path Freddy had set as the race course. Soon, Harry could see the finish line ahead. He was feeling tired so he lay down and promptly fell asleep.

13 The Tortoise and the Hare Timothy made his way down the path and right past Harry who was still snoozing away soundly. He did not stop to rest anywhere. As he approached the finish line, all of the animals began to cheer loudly. Harry awoke from his nap suddenly and ran as fast as he could, but he was too late. Timothy had crossed the finish line.

14 Well Done! Proceed to the Learning Sheet (on Microsoft Word) and complete the activity given.


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