Adverbs Lesson 6 Modify verbs, adjectives, other adverbs. Usually tells how, where or when. Can be before or after Frequently ends in –ly. What is the adverb? –Alan grows tomatoes everywhere. –Alan carefully planted two plants. –He watered them daily. –Finally, he picked four ripe tomatoes. –He served them proudly.
Adverbs Lesson 6 Circle all the adverbs that modify verbs. Susan looked at the bats nervously. Finally, she hesitantly asked if they were still alive? Now she and her uncle were staring at some. Bats live everywhere, but most people never see them. We added a room to our house very recently.
Adverbs Lesson 6 Circle the adverb and underline the word it modifies Anna was cheerfully washing her bike. The cat was staring hard at a sparrow. The hungry cat crept steadily toward the bird. Ann shouted loudly at the cat. The sparrow flew high into the air.
Adverbs Lesson 7 Adverbs that modify adjectives or other adverbs tell to what extent. Circle the adjective that is modifed by the underlined adverb. Then Luis saw some very dark clouds. He looked for a completely safe space. He saw a truly perfect shelter ahead. It was a truly majestic sight to see.
Adverbs Lesson 7 Circle the adverb or adjective that is modifed by the underlined adverb, is it an adverb or adjective? We eat pasta too frequently. The students worked very quickly through the test problems. Some sharks, such as the nurse shark are rather slow. She looked very thoroughly at all of the many photographs.
Adverbs Lesson 7 Combine these sentences using adverbs. The photograph showed the science lab. The photo was clear. Mrs. Green worked in the lab. She looked busy. She worked with care. The photograph _________ showed the science lab. Mrs. Green worked _________ and __________ in the lab.
Comparing with Adverbs Lesson 8 Comparative use –er Dan arrived later than Bob. Superlative use –est I arrived latest of all. If adverb ends in –ly use more/most or less/least to compare –Skillfullymore skillfullymost skillfully –Heavilymore heavilymost heavily –Quicklyless quicklyleast quickly –Oftenless oftenleast often Do not use –er with more, do not use –est with most.
Comparing with Adverbs Lesson 8 Write the comparative and superlative forms. AdverbComparativeSuperlative Well Badly Little Loudly Bravely
Comparing with Adverbs Lesson 8 Circle the adverb that correctly completes each sentence. Jay speaks (better, more better) than Ian onstage. Our cast rehearsed (more hard, harder) than last week. Ian remembers his lines (more easily, easier) than Jill does. Of all the students, Antonia worked (hardest, harder).
Negatives Lesson 9 Modifiers that say “no” or “not” and reverse the meaning of a sentence. No, none, not, no one, never, nothing, nowhere, nobody, contractions with “n’t” Do not use double negatives. (Don’t never use double negatives.)
Negatives Lesson 9 Complete with the missing negative or positive. NegativePositive nothing never any none either anybody
Negatives Lesson 9 Circle the word or words that complete the sentence correctly. (Nobody, Anybody) had told Carl about the Inca empire. The civilization (hasn’t, has) never disappeared completely. The Inca never made (no, any) decision without careful thought. They didn’t have a system of writing (neither, either).
Adjective or Adverb Lesson 10 Adjectives and Adverbs are easily confused. Using the –ly of most adverbs is one way to tell the difference. Adjectives modify nouns and pronouns. Adverbs modify verbs, other adverbs and adjectives. Good is always an adjective Well is usually an adverb, except for “I am feeling well.”
Adjective or Adverb Lesson 10 Choose the words in parentheses that complete the sentence correctly. Is it an adjective or adverb? That was a (good/well) story. The author wrote (good/well) about an interesting character. The band is (loud/loudly). The band played (loud/loudly). They marched (bad, badly), however.
Adjective or Adverb Lesson 10 People waved (wild/wildly) from windows. The hero was a (good/well) football player. The hero was (good/well) received by the crowd. He spoke (good/well) to the fans. He received (great/greatly) praise. The fans (great/greatly) appreciated the team’s effort. He must feel (proud/proudly) of his accomplishment.