with We are going to have help learning about adverbs from… DANNY the DOG!
Adverbs… MODIFY or DESCRIBE: verbs, adjectives, sentences, or other adverbs Adverbs… describe a place, manner, or time Let’s have Danny the dog help show us what all this means!
Adverbs of place tell WHERE Where is Danny the dog?
Danny the dog is… outside on the road there There, outside, and on the road are all adverbs; they tell us WHERE Danny is.
Adverbs of manner tell HOW How is Danny running?
Danny the dog is running… fast HOW fast? very Fast and very are adverbs; they both tell us HOW.
Adverbs of time tell WHEN When did Danny go running outside? today yesterday Wednesday Yesterday, Wednesday, and today are all adverbs; they tell us WHEN Danny went running.
Also, adverbs of time tell HOW LONG How long did Danny go running? an hour a day A day and an hour are both adverbs; they tell us HOW LONG Danny went running.
Finally, adverbs of time tell HOW OFTEN How often does Danny go running? always usually sometimes rarely never 100% of the time 0% of the time Always, usually, sometimes, rarely, and never are all adverbs; they tell us HOW OFTEN Danny went running.
What has Danny the dog taught us? Adverbs modify verbs, adjectives, sentences, and other adverbs! Adverbs of place tell whereAdverbs of manner tell how Adverbs of time tell when, how long, or how often The dog ran outside.The dog ran quickly. The dog ran yesterday.
110.6 English Language Arts and Reading, Grade 4 (18) Writing/grammar/usage. The student applies standard grammar and usage to communicate clearly and effectively in writing. The student is expected to: (D) use adjectives (comparative and superlative forms) and adverbs appropriately to make writing vivid or precise (4-8)
Pictures from Microsoft Clipart Words from Microsoft Wordart Sounds from Microsoft Clip Organizer Definition of Adverb from Feigenbaum, Irwin. New York: Oxford UP, 1985. 167-8.