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Descriptive Writing Worksheets: Adjectives and Adverbs

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Descriptive Writing:  Adjectives and Adverbs   Lisa Flower

Descriptive Writing: Adjectives and Adverbs

Descriptiveness is essential to good writing. Unfortunately, it’s a skill not readily achieved by many language impaired students. This four-page worksheet begins with a clear discussion of descriptive writing and the use of adjectives, followed by an exercise requiring students to insert adjectives from a given list into various sentences. It goes on to discuss the use of adverbs, followed by examples and various tasks involving the use of different types of adverbs and the flexibility of their placement within sentences. The variety and comprehensiveness of the explanations, examples, and exercises provide students with enough practice to send them on their way toward using adjectives and adverbs to significantly increase the descriptiveness of their writing!

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