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  1. Like a Long Bridge Over Troubled Water… An Introduction to Adjectives

  2. Adjectives-a-Plenty Look at the picture on the next slide. Click to see adjectives. What do the adjectives tell about the picture?

  3. magnificent pretty tall long many noisy bright still troubled

  4. What is an adjective?Think, Pair, Share… An adjective describes a noun. Adjectives make sentences more interesting. They give details that make your meaning clearer. Adjectives can tell what kind or how many. Examples: soft, furry, striped, spunky, scared, three, seven, some

  5. What adjectives can you use to describe the objects in this scene?

  6. What adjectives can you use to describe the objects in this scene?

  7. What adjectives can you use to describe the objects in this scene?

  8. Find the adjectives that describe the underlined nouns. Click the stars to check your answers. • Early people found that dogs made good hunters. • Strong dogs can pull sleds through deep snow. • One famous dog rescued forty lost people in the mountains. • Clever sheepdogs help farmers with large herds of sheep. • Some smart dogs help people who cannot see.

  9. Read the lost-and-found ad below. Can you find seven adjectives? Trooper is Missing! Please help find Trooper. Trooper is a huge mutt with black spots. He has a large spot around one eye. He has a loud bark, but he does not bite. Trooper likes tasty snacks. Please return the dog to 120 Pleasant Street, and you will receive a nice reward. Tim Baker 555-2894 Click here to see the answers.

  10. Think about your favorite place to visit. Write a list of adjectives to describe that place.Can your group guess your favorite place?

  11. Use your list of adjectives to help you write an opinion piece about your favorite place to visit.Tell why others would like to visit your favorite place. Use vivid descriptions to help readers see, hear, smell, and feel what it is like to be there.