An ADJECTIVE is a describing word. It gives more information
to your sentences, making them more interesting to read.
Look at this list of words.
Copy out all the adjectives into your book.
There are 12 adjectives altogether.
Choose the correct adjective from the bracket to complete each
- I had a (cold/heavy) drink with my dinner.
- The baby was very (small/blue).
- The lemon had a (helpful/sour) taste to it.
- Last winter it was really (cold/fast.)
- The tiger (roared/laughed) loudly.
- The sky was a beautiful (green/blue) colour.
Fill each gap with a suitable adjective.
- A lovely
- A naughty
- A sunny
- A wide
- A quiet
- A clean
Copy these sentences, adding an adjective into each one to make
the sentence complete.
- Peter opened the
- "Look at the
- There are some
- "Be careful outside," said Ray, "theres
- It appeared there had been a
- Please wait by the
- There was an
.. giant in the story.
- "Please hand out the
. Books." said
Copy this passage carefully into your books.
Underline the nouns in one colour, verbs in another and the adjectives
in a different colour.
The children walked down the sandy beach. The warm sand felt
wonderful on their bare feet. The tiny grains crept through their
toes; tickling them gently and making them smile. It was a beautiful
day. There was hardly a cloud in the sky. The boys ran on ahead
like wild animals. The girls laughed at them and commented on
how silly they looked. They laughed so hard they fell to the floor
with a thud.