Grade 2 Language - Using Adjectives and Adverbs
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Grade 2 Language - Using Adjectives and Adverbs

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Writing should include adjectives and adverbs. These make writing more descriptive and also more precise. Many times, students forget to put adjectives and adverbs in their writing. In this quiz, the students will pick words that are more precise to include in the sentence.

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1.
Read the sentence. Which adjective should be added to the sentence to make it better?
I walked to the store.
I RAN to the store.
I walked to A store.
I walked to the LARGE store.
I walked to the SHOP.
Large is an adjective that would help this sentence.
2.
Read the sentence. Which adjective should be added to the sentence to make it better?
Bill is a boy.
Bill is a MAN.
TOM is a boy.
The boy RAN.
Bill is a BAD boy.
Bad is an adjective that could describe the boy.
3.
Read the sentence. Which adjective should be added to the sentence to make it better?
I felt the sun.
I FEEL the sun.
I felt the HOT sun.
Tim felt the sun.
The sun is in the SKY.
Hot is an adjective that helps describe the sun.
4.
Read the sentence. Which adjective should be added to the sentence to make it better?
The girl yelled.
The girl yelled AND YELLED.
The MAD girl yelled.
The BOY yelled.
We yelled.
This word shows how the girl felt.
5.
Read the sentence. Which adjective should be added to the sentence to make it better?
Kevin tasted the food.
Kevin tasted the YUCKY food.
THE BOY tasted the food.
Kevin ATE the food.
The food was tasted BY Kevin.
Using the word "yucky" allows the reader to know about the food.
6.
Read the sentence. Which adverb should be added to the sentence to make it better?
Sarah jumped in the air.
Sarah jumped HIGH in the air.
Sarah HOPPED in the air.
The GIRL jumped in the air.
GIRLS jump in the air.
Using the adverb "high" allows the reader to know how the girl jumped.
7.
Read the sentence. Which adverb should be added to the sentence to make it better?
My dog slept.
My dog WENT TO SLEEP.
My dog WAS SLEEPING.
My dog slept PEACEFULLY.
SPOT slept.
Peacefully shows how the dog slept.
8.
Read the sentence. Which adverb should be added to the sentence to make it better?
We spoke in the library.
We SPEAK in the library.
The PEOPLE spoke in the library.
TIM AND BILL spoke in the library.
We spoke QUIETLY in the library.
Using the adverb in the sentence allows the reader to know how the people spoke in the library.
9.
Read the sentence. Which adverb should be added to the sentence to make it better?
Fans cheer.
Fans cheer LOUDLY.
The PEOPLE cheer.
CHEERLEADERS cheer.
Fans YELLED.
The adverb "loudly" was added to make the sentence more precise.
10.
Read the sentence. Which adverb should be added to the sentence to make it better?
Mom ran to her child.
Mom ran to BETH.
The CHILD ran to mom.
Mom ran QUICKLY to her child.
The WOMAN ran to her child.
Quickly shows how the mom ran.
Author:  Amy Flanders

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