Presentation on theme: "Three Types of Adjectives"— Presentation transcript:
1 Three Types of Adjectives CommonProperDemonstrative
2 Common AdjectivesCommon adjectives are like common nouns. They are descriptivewords that are not specific to a particular person, place, thing oridea.Example: Yesterday I ate some tasty fries.Guided Practice1. Gene builds tiny, old-fashioned houses for dolls.2. Most people think that they are attractive and unusual.3. Some rooms are empty.Independent Practice4. Little electric lights shine through clear windows.5. Some miniature houses include several levels.
3 WritingWrite a sentence about this picture using common adjectives. Circle your common adjectives.
4 Proper Adjectives Proper adjectives are like proper nouns. They are descriptive words that are specific. They are derived fromproper nouns. A proper adjective is capitalized.Example: Yesterday I ate some tasty French fries.Guided Practice1. Here is a Mexican silver bracelet.2. His Australian hat is made of leather.3. Did you go to the Hawaiian luau?Independent Practice4. The dachshund is a German breed of dog.5. An English sheepdog has a long, shaggy coat.
5 WritingLook at the pictures of international foods. Try to figure out what country the food comes from. Use a proper adjective to describe the food.
7 Demonstrative Adjectives Demonstrative adjectives answer the question “which one.” Theypoint out a specific person, place, thing, or idea. There are only fourdemonstrative adjectives: this, that, these, and those.SingularThis book is mine.I want to buy this CD.That dog is standing on my porch.“I’ve read that book!”PluralThese filthy clothes need to be washed.Did you iron these shirts?Those boxes are full of junk.I always enjoy reading those books.
8 Practice Directions: Circle the demonstrative adjectives. Remember, they must be followed by nouns.This experiment requires three small mirrors.Tape those mirrors together to form a triangle.Make sure this side faces toward the center.Pour these clear plastic shapes into the triangle of mirrors.Look at this!