Adverb or Adjective: Who?s Wearing the -ly?
About the Adverb or Adjective: Who?s Wearing the -ly? Lesson
A beginning lesson on the difference between adjectives and adverbs.
• Define adjectives and adverbs.
• Teach students how to know an adverb from an adjective. Examples are given.
• Teach a simple rule explaining the difference between the two parts of speech.
• Students test their knowledge of adverbs and adjectives by answering review questions, filling in the blanks with an adjective or adverb and marking which part of speech is used in a sentence.
Adjectives are words used to describe or modify nouns or pronouns.
They answer the questions: what kind, which one, how many or how much.
Adverbs are words used to describe verbs, adjectives or other adverbs. We say that an adverb modifies or describes these other parts of speech.