2 Follow these directions: Get out your literary journal. Type 1: Define adjective.Write three sentences using a different adjective in each sentence.
3 Review: What is an adjective? Adjective: modifies (describes) a noun or a pronounAdjectives usually come BEFORE the words they modify.
4 Review: What is an adjective? Adjectives can tell:What kind?Ex: The leprechaun picked green shamrocks.Which one?Ex: The leprechaun picked those shamrocks.How many?Ex: The leprechaun picked several shamrocks.How much?Ex: The leprechaun picked enough shamrocks.
5 Soul Surfer is a great book about Bethany Hamilton! In the following sentences, underline the adjectives. Draw an arrow to the noun or pronoun each modifies (describes). There may be more than one adjective in a sentence.Soul Surfer is a great book about Bethany Hamilton!This girl has more courage than most people.Bethany’s left arm was lost after a tiger shark attacked her.She has been an inspiration to many people.
6 Review: What is a predicate adjective? Predicate adjective: an adjective that is in the predicate part of the sentence and modifies (describes) the subject of a linking verbExamples:Bethany is courageous.LV pred adjThe attack was incredibly quick.LV pred adjThe bystanders on the beach were completely shocked.LV pred adj
7 Review: What is a preposition? Preposition: shows the relationship of a noun or pronoun to another wordofaboutagainstinasduringtointowithoutforlikebeforewiththroughunderonafteraroundatoveramongfrombetweenbyout
8 Review: What is a preposition? Compound Preposition: a preposition that consists of two or more wordsaccording toexcept fornext toalong within addition toon account ofaway fromin case ofon top ofas ofin front ofout ofbecause ofin order toprior toby means ofin place ofwith respect todue toin spite of
9 What three parts make up a Prepositional Phrase? Preposition + any modifiers +its object = prep. phrase(adjectives) (noun or pronoun)Example:According to him, all the kids are playing baseball at the field.CP O P M O
10 If a phrase acts as a SINGLE part of speech, what part of speech can a prepositional phrase act as? A prepositional phrase acts as an ADJECTIVE or an ADVERB.A prepositional phrase that modifies (describes) a noun or a pronoun is called an adjective phrase.
11 The Adjective Phrase An adjective phrase tells what kind or which one. An adjective phrase almost always FOLLOWS the word it modifies.One of my friends showed me a book about a shark attack.Of my friends modifies the pronoun One, telling which one.About a shark attack modifies the noun book, telling what kind.
12 The Adjective PhraseSometimes an adjective phrase modifies the object of another preposition.One of my friends in this class showed me the book.Of my friends modifies the pronoun One.In this class modifies the object of the preposition friends.
13 The Adjective PhraseMore than one adjective phrase can modify the same word.The book describes the determination of Bethany after her attack.Of Bethany and after her attack both modify the noun determination.
14 The Adjective PhraseBe careful!! Sometimes an adjective phrase is combined with a noun to make a compound noun.Examples:United States of Americatug-of-warjack-in-the-box
15 Practice:Underline the adjective phrase in each sentence. Then draw an arrow to the noun or pronoun that it modifies (describes).The attack by the shark was terrible.Everyone in addition to Bethany was shocked.One of her friends was extremely supportive.The girl next to Bethany in the picture is her friend.It was a great book about determination.
16 Practice:Put a box around the linking verbs. Then circle the predicate adjectives. Not every sentence has one!The attack by the shark was terrible.Everyone in addition to Bethany was shocked.One of her friends was extremely supportive.The girl next to Bethany in the picture is her friend.It was a great book about determination.
17 Complete the activity on the back of the notes packet. Homework assignmentComplete the activity on the back of the notes packet.