Fun With Adjectives
A lesson on how to use adjectives to paint a vivid word picture. Using adjectives that make sense to fill in the blanks of a creative story. A short lesson in creative writing.
• to evaluate students? understanding of the concept of adjectives;
to teach students how to fill in the blanks of a story, using their own adjectives;
to encourage creativity in searching for unusual or different adjectives.
What is an adjective?
Adjectives are describing words. Adjectives are words that tell us more about a noun. Let?s look at some sentences using the noun house.
? The little, white house was built last year.
? My grandma?s brick house is bigger than ours.
? Do you have a purple and pink playhouse?
Do you see how adjectives can change a sentence by giving us more details about the nouns?