Lesson Plan - Get It!
Go outside and run from one side of your yard to the other (or run inside if there is room). Did you run quickly? Did you run slowly? What other ways can you describe how, when, or where to run?
An adverb is a word that describes or modifies a verb, adjective, or another adverb.
Many adverbs end in -ly.
An adverb can describe how an action happens. Read below:
- John quickly finished his homework.
How did John finish? Quickly
An adverb can describe when an action happens. Read below:
When did Same leave? Early
An adverb can describe where an action happens. Read below:
Where did Ben and Tom play? Here
Read the sentences and identify the adverbs:
- Joseph spoke loudly into the microphone.
- I played outside yesterday.
- Sam slowly placed the last block onto the block tower.
- Chloe accidentally dropped the glass of water.
- We will visit my grandparents tomorrow.
Now, think back to the beginning of our lesson when you ran outside. What are some adverbs that describe running?
- I ran quickly.
- I ran quietly.
- I ran slowly.
- I ran today.
- I ran outside.
Can you easily think of more?
For more practice identifying adverbs, try this mini quiz!
How did you do?
When you are ready, continue on to the Got It? section to find some adverbs around you!