Poor old Rilux the alien is stranded on
Earth. To make matters worse his translator isnt
working very well!
A Copy these sentences and replace
the alien words with real words. Look at the endings of the words
- Mark looked at the gkdoiaful flower.
- Daniel iolskly ran away from the dog.
- The weatherman said it would be a very igjhy
- "What a klngahful piece of work," said the teacher.
- The Wicked Witch was very hksy.
- The box was so kdiey
that Paul couldnt pick it up.
- John was ersaiiklnred that
he couldnt go out to play.
- Ryan walked kfooly down the road.
B Make a list of any other words you
could also use for each sentence above. There might not always
be another word.
words which describe a noun. Remember that a noun is a name of
an object, person, place or other thing.
words which describe verbs. Remember a verb is a doing word.
A - Look at the words in the list.
Quickly, happy, cheerfully, unhappily, ugly,
disappointed, hopeful, excited, smelly, colourful, carefully,
cheerful, wonderful, lively, delighted, stringy, hairy, stupidly,
Put the words into a table like this.
B Look carefully at the words in your
table. Look at the endings of the words in each column.
Copy these sentences into your book. Fill
in the missing parts.
Adjectives are words that describe nouns. Adjectives
often end in the letters ___, the letters ____, the letters ___
or the letter ____.
Adverbs are words that describe verbs. Adverbs
often end with the letters ___.
These words are all in the aliens language.
For each one, write down what type of word you think it is (adjective
Explain why you think its that type of word.
(a) eidudful (b) oieeury (c) roriekely
* If youve finished all the sections
that your teacher told you to do then go back and see if you
can try any of the other sections *