Are words that describe a verb. They modify verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs.
How? When? Where? How Often? How Sure?
Common Adverbs: Fast, slowly, well, badly, carefully, patiently, and right. Students had to patiently wait in the cafeteria before going to class.
Common Adverbs: Yesterday, tomorrow, afterwards, now, early, late, and then. Tomorrow will be Friday, and we will continue to read Rikki-Tikki-Tavi.
Common Adverbs: Here, there, up, down, in, but, inside, together, back, and away. We stayed inside today as it was very cold outside.
Common Adverbs: Always, usually, often, sometimes, seldom, and never. You should always complete your classwork and homework on time.
Common Adverbs: Certainly, definitely, probably, perhaps, maybe, and possibly. You definitely need to try and bring in canned goods for the food drive, so that 7 th grade can successfully win.
Make the word they modify stronger or weaker. Common Adverbs: Extremely, too, very, so, really, enough, almost, and hardly. Billy could hardly wait to get home as his father had bought him a new bicycle.