Adjectives and Articles

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So, what is an adjective?

An adjective is a part of speech that describes a noun (a person, place, or thing). It answers the questions:

Which kind?

How many?

Which?

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That curious mouse is about to be in trouble!

That math test that we took last week was difficult.

The smooth surface was cool when she touched the door.

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The gold frame sat on her desk.

Can you hand me a small paper clip from my desk?

This wonderful book was full of suspense.

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Now that we've determine what adjectives are, let's see if you can categorize the sentences that have the adjective highlighted!

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Now let's move onto articles!

Check out some examples!

The sunset was a gorgeous pink color as it rose this morning.

Pick a card that shows the correct answer.

A hairy hamster crawled into its cage.

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(An, A) play ended with a single actor on stage.

The actor held (a, an) orange in his hand.

It was (a, the) most beautiful place Gerry had ever seen.

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Now that we've determine what adjectives are, let's see if you can sort the sentences into two groups: definite articles and indefinite articles.

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Let's see if you can write your own examples!

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