Adverbs - PC\|MAC

Adverbs - PC\|MAC

Adverbs Essential Question? What is an adverb and how is it used in a sentence? An adverb is a word that modifies or describes a verb, an adjective or another adverb Adverb Use What Adverbs Modify

Verbs worked carefully Adverbs quite suddenly Adjectives very large

The Incas worked carefully on their buildings. The Incas left their ancient city quite suddenly. Machu Picchu is a very large ruin in Peru. Adverb Use Ways Adverbs Modify Verbs How? When? Where? Or in what manner Or how often

Or in what direction Machu Picchu sits silently in the Andes. Many scientist now explore this city. Scientist dig there for facts about the Incas. Adverb Use Many adverbs are formed by adding ly to adjectives. However not all words that end in ly are adverbs. The words friendly, lively, and lonely are usually adjectives. Therefore not all adverbs end in ly.

Adverbs not ending in -ly afterward sometimes Often There hard Soon

everywhere long later here fast straight

Break for Summary & Practice Page 427 Ex. 11 Identifying adverbs 1- 20 Ex. 12 Using Adverbs 1-10 Intensifiers When modifying a verb, an adverb may give information about when, where, or how the action of the sentence takes place.

When describing an adjective or another adverb, an adverb often emphasizes or intensifies the word it modifies Intensifiers Adverbs that modify adjectives and other adverbs are called intensifiers. Unlike adverbs that modify verbs, intensifiers can not be moved away from the word they modify, nor can they tell when, where , or how about the word they modify.

Intensifiers The people of Easter Island built large statues. The people of Easter Island built extremely large statues In the first sentence you learn that people built large statues. The adjective large describes the noun statues. In the second sentence you learn that the statues were extremely large. Intensifiers Scientist examined the old statues carefully

Scientist examined the old statues very carefully. In the first sentence you learn that scientist carefully examine the statues. The adverb carefully describes the action verb examine. In the second sentence you learn that the intensifier very describes the adverb carefully. Break for Summary & Practice Page 429 Ex. 11 Identifying Intensifiers 1- 20

Ex. 12 Using Intensifiers 1-10

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