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A djective Identification
 
Lesson 1-29
Prompt:Adjectives are words that describe and "modify" nouns and pronouns. One-word adjectives usually come right before the word they modify and answer the questions: Which one? or How many?
Example:The following underlined words are adjectives: red cars ... nice clothes ... his book ... Florida oranges ... Sam's smile ... five covers ... their house ... The story ... A journey ... An adventure ... Two-faced friend ... Running water ...
Directions:Below are groups of words with adjectives modifying nouns. Click to select the adjective found in each word group.
1.A book ... an article ... the adjective ... English grammar ...
2.California wine ... ocean breeze ... smog-filled days ...
3.Grandma's scarf ... Arizona desert ... Mexican food ...
4.White carnations ... many promises ... fifty dollars ...
5.May flowers ... pink roses ... Halloween party ...
6.America's future ... hot weather ... cold water ...
7.Seventy-seven pumpkins ... several kids ... thirty points ...
8.Red-headed twins ... the orchestra ... an opinion ...
9.Major league ... minor league ... a promise ... a scare ...
Note:There may be more than one adjective. Notice when the comma is used. Continue to click and select the following adjectives.
10.Red and white roses ... black and green teas ...
11.Yellow, green, and white houses ... the small brick house ...
12.Five, ten, and twenty groups ... a five dollar bill ...
13.A presidential pardon ... a judicial decision ...
14.Small, medium, and large portions ... a long hot summer ...
15.The prettiest girl ... a taller boy ... an animal lover ...
16.English, French, and Spanish languages ... an outrage ...
17.The smallest and greatest players ... the absolute end ...
18.Ford, Honda, and Chevrolet cars ... tennis, running, and dress shoes ...
19.Singing, dancing, and performing arts ... shattered and broken promises ...
20.Blackened, crusted, and dented pots ... Fresh crisp salad ...