Common Core: 2nd Grade English Language Arts : Use Adjectives and Adverbs: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.2.1.E

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Example Question #1 : Use Adjectives And Adverbs: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.2.1.E

Select the part of speech of the bolded word. 

The hyper dog does not sit still. 

Possible Answers:

verb 

adverb 

noun

adjective

Correct answer:

adjective

Explanation:

Let's review some of the parts of speech:

An adjective describes a noun. 

A noun is a person, place, or thing. 

An adverb describes a verb. It usually tells how, where, or when. 

A verb is a word that shows an action, a state, or an occurrence. 

In our sentence, "hyper" is describing "dog". The word "dog" is a noun, so "hyper" is an adjective. 

Example Question #2 : Use Adjectives And Adverbs: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.2.1.E

Select the part of speech of the bolded word.

The runner ran quickly around the track. 

Possible Answers:

adjective 

verb

adverb

noun

Correct answer:

adverb

Explanation:

Let's review some of the parts of speech:

An adjective describes a noun. 

noun is a person, place, or thing. 

An adverb describes a verb. It usually tells how, where, or when. 

verb is a word that shows an action, a state, or an occurrence. 

In our sentence, "quickly" is describing "run". The word "run" is an action, which make it a verb, so "quickly" is an adverb. 

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