Tuesday, May 1, 2012


Ask this:  What words are describing the nouns or pronouns?

Adjectives:   describe nouns
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NkuuZEey_bs  Schoolhouse Rock

Examples of adjective used in a passage:
“Vietnam  is this  longnarrow  country in Southeast Asia, bordered by China, Laos, and Cambodia.  . . . Between 1962 and 1973,  America  fought a terrible war there to prevent the South from falling  into the hands of the communist North. 
from the short story “Zebra” by Chaim Potok
Her face was white with fear. 
The purple and yellow irises were beautiful.

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