GRAMMAR Review. Day 3. Warm Up. Word Bank : Adjective Adverb Conjunction Noun Pronoun Preposition Verb. The shortest day is in December. The weather is often cold at that time of year. When plants are kept indoors, they can thrive even in cold weather.
Find the adjectives and tell what they modify:
A single ship moved toward the bustling harbor.
It was noisy and crowded.
Many adults were happy and talkative.
They were eager to reach the final destination.
Two small girls peered toward the distant land.
Would they like living in the large, strange country?
Find the Adverbs and tell what they modify…
Anna and Tom successfully ran a company.
It usually was open from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Eager customers would sometimes arrive early and wait patiently.
Anna and Tom were so happy to see them.
They were often more successful during the summer months.
We liked their cookies (less, least) of all the others at the baking competition.
We liked her cake (less, least) than Mark’s.
The contestants with the (worse, worst) dessert failed to read the recipe carefully.
The judges this year were (better, best) than last year.
Modifies a VERB, ADJECTIVE or ADVERB
We walked quickly to the dock.
We prepared extremely well, and brought the necessary sailing gear.
The water was quite choppy, but we had so much fun sailing!
Well is usually an adverb
It is a good day to go sailing.
The warm sun is shining and the wind is strong.