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Adverbs – used to modify a verb, adjective or other adverb. Answers the questions : where, when, how, or to what extent (how much or how long) Where – The fire started here . The thief fell down as he ran away. When – She takes notes daily in class.

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adverbs used to modify a verb adjective or other adverb

Adverbs – used to modify a verb, adjective or other adverb

Answers the questions : where, when, how, or to what extent (how much or how long)

Where – The fire started here.

The thief fell down as he ran away.

When – She takes notes daily in class.

He arrived promptlyfor school.

How - The accident occurred suddenly.

She spoke carefully to the child.

To what extent –

We should never become upset.

The escaped convicts ran far.

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Keith workedrapidly.

verb=worked – worked how? RAPIDLY

We livehere now.

verb=live - live where? HERE live when?NOW

The story was veryfunny.

adjective=funny how funny? VERY

They had leftratherquickly.

verb=left - how did they leave? QUICKLY

adverb=quickly - how quickly did they leave? RATHER

how adverbs
“How” Adverbs
  • Some adverbs tell how.
  • They usually modify verbs (action words).
  • They often end in –ly.
  • Examples:
    • Kelly talks quickly. (Quickly tells how Kelly talks)
    • Kelly runs fast. (Fast tells how Kelly runs)
where adverbs
“Where” Adverbs
  • Some adverbs tell WHERE
  • An adverb that tells where usually modifies a verb
  • Fill in the blank examples:
    • My aunt walks ____________.
      • here
      • there
      • in
      • outside
      • far
when adverbs
“When” Adverbs
  • Some adverbs tell when.
  • They usually modify verbs (action words).
  • It will only be one word (not a phrase)
  • Examples:
    • Yesterday he went home.
      • Yesterday tells when he went home.
    • I shall buy a gift for you later.
      • Latertells when I shall buy a gift.
when adverbs1
“When” Adverbs
  • My aunt walks _____________.
  • My aunt walked _____________.
  • My aunt will walk ______________.
    • What when adverbs can finish the sentence?
      • Tonight
      • Today
      • Now
      • Soon
      • Never
      • Nightly
      • Daily
to what extent adverbs
“To What Extent” Adverbs
  • Some adverbs tell to what extent.
  • They usually modify verbs (action words).
  • There are seven common adverbs that tell to what extent:
    • Not, so, very, too, quite, rather, somewhat
    • MEMORIZE THESE WORDS
  • Sometimes these adverbs are within a prepositional phrase.
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“To What Extent” Adverbs
  • Examples:
    • I would rather stay here.
      • Rather tells to what extent I would stay.
    • This is a very pretty picture.
      • Very tells to what extent this is pretty
    • Don’t walk so slowly.
      • So tells to what extent you walk
      • Slowly is also an adverb (tells how you walk)
adverbs practice
Adverbs Practice
  • Elements of Language
    • page 382 Exercise 8
      • follow the directions and identify the adverb and the verbs modified
    • page 383 Exercise 9
      • follow the directions and identify the adverb and the adjectives modified
    • page 384 Exercise 11
      • follow the directions and identify the adverb and the adverbs modified

**These exercises must be in your writer’s notebook

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