Make a sentence using the words provided*. Choose “a,” “an,” or “the” in each sentence.
Some adjectives come from verbs. These adjectives often have both –ing and –ed endings. Adjectives that end in –ing describe things and situations. They can also describe a type of person or thing. Adjectives that end in –ed describe feelings. Look at the chart below. Then do the exercise that follows.
Look at each picture. Check two adjectives that can answer the question and describe the picture. Then write a sentence with the two adjectives.
Take an object from your bag, pocket, or something on the table. Use two adjectives to describe the object.
1. My key is small and silver.
2. My phone is white and dirty.
3. My wallet is big and black.
4. My glasses are large and dark.
There are many different kinds of adjectives. We usually put the adjectives in a specific order when we speak and write. Look at the chart. Then do the exercise that follows.
Look at the adjectives in the box below. Put each adjective under the category it matches. The first one is done for you.
Adjectives describe, or modify, nouns. They often come before the noun, but sometimes they come after the “be” verb. Look at the charts below. Then do the exercise that follows.
A. Read the story below and find each adjective. There are 12 adjectives in the story. The first two are underlined for you. Make a list of the adjectives you find to help you do exercise B.
B. Fill in the blanks using the adjectives from the story. The first letter of each adjective has been written for you.