ADVERBS - Jefferson County Public Schools

ADVERBS - Jefferson County Public Schools

ADVERBS Writing with Adverbs A word that describes a verb is an ADVERB. Some adverbs answer the question how? The dog barked LOUDLY.

The tiger waits PATIENTLY. The girl sits QUIETLY. Adverbs that tell Where and When.

Some adverbs answer the question Where? It has beautiful pictures INSIDE. Some adverbs answer the question When? Lets travel to the beach TODAY. Adverbs That Compare

Comparing two actions: If the adverb ends in -ly, use more. The boy worked more steadily than me. Other adverbs, use the ending -er. The cow ran faster than the snail.

Adverbs That Compare Comparing three or more actions. If the adverb ends in -ly, use most.

The woman sang most beautifully of all. Other adverbs, use the ending -est. The ant worked the hardest of all the insects. Using Words That Mean NO. Careful speakers do not use two words that mean no (not, none, nobody, never, etc) in the same sentence.

Wrong: I dont know no one named Sue. Correct: I dont know anyone named Sue.

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