tell us more about a noun or pronoun. They help us imagine what something looks, feels, sounds, smells or tastes like. Descriptive adjectives make our writing or speech more interesting and engaging. Some common descriptive adjectives include words like big, small, fast, slow, hot, cold, delicious, and beautiful. To use descriptive adjectives, we need to pay attention to the details and characteristics of the noun or pronoun we want to describe. By using descriptive adjectives, we can express our opinions and feelings about something.
Identify Descriptive Adjectives in a Sentence:
- Look for words that describe a noun or pronoun. - Check if the word answers "what kind?" or "which one?" - Look for words that can be used to compare.
Identify the word's function in the sentence. Descriptive adjectives modify a noun or pronoun and can be removed without changing the sentence's meaning.
Descriptive Adjectives Worksheet
Read the sentences below and identify the descriptive adjectives. Circle or underline the adjective in each sentence. 01. The cute puppy chased after the red ball. 02. The tall tree provided shade on a hot day. 03. The delicious pizza had lots of cheese and toppings. 04. The scary movie made me jump in my seat. 05. The beautiful flowers bloomed in the garden. 06. The noisy children played in the park. 07. The soft blanket kept me warm on a cold night. 08. The small kitten purred as it curled up on my lap. 09. The fast car raced down the highway. 10. The colorful balloons floated in the sky. Answer Key: cute, red tall, hot delicious, lots of, cheese, toppings scary, my beautiful noisy soft, cold small fast colorful