what are adverbs

This language lesson is designed for 6 to 12-year-old children. It guides the child about various parts of speech, especially adverbs.

What is an Adverb?

An adverb is a part of speech that can modify a verb that modifies a verb, an adjective, another adverb, or even a whole sentence. It generally ends with -ly.

What is the Purpose of Adverbs?

When an adverb modifies a verb. This means that they describe the way an action is happening. It tells us how, when, where, why, how often, or how much the action is performed.

Examples of Adverbs:

  • walk slowly
  • sing loudly
  • hump quickly

Repeat this activity by asking the child to identify the adverbs in the sentence as shown in the video.

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Video Created by Sharmeen Niazi (Archgate Montessori Academy, Plano, TX)

Elementary | Language | Adverb Key Experience Lesson (English)

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  • Elementary
  • English
  • grammar
  • Language