Parts of Speech - Adjectives
Proper nounsProper nouns name a special person, place, or thing and begin with capital letters. Source: Lesson 18,
possessivesPossessives are personal pronouns that show whose something is. Source: Lesson 23 and modifiers made from them, and
common nouns can be adjectivesAdjectives modify or affect the meaning of nouns and pronouns and tell us which, whose, what kind, and how many about the nouns or pronouns they modify.
Source: Lesson 31.
Some authorities call nounsA noun is a word that names a person, place, thing, or idea. Examples: man, city, book, and courage. Source: Lesson 16 used to described another noun, noun adjuncts. They tell us whose or what kind.
Instructions: Find the adjectives in these sentences.
1. Dan's new hat blew down the man's stairway.
2. Stormy spring weather can cause many flash floods.
3. Pam's new suitcase was ready for the Canadian trip.
4. December winds can make a dangerous Christmas trip.
5. The student's hope was the teacher's happiness.