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We are going to have help learning about adverbs from…

DANNY the DOG!


Adverbs…
MODIFY or DESCRIBE: verbs,
adjectives, sentences, or other
adverbs

Adverbs…
describe a place, manner, or time

Let’s have Danny the dog help show us what all this means!
Adverbs of place tell WHERE

Where is Danny the dog?


Danny the dog is…
There, outside, and on the road are all adverbs; they tell
us WHERE Danny is.

outside

there

on the road
Adverbs of manner tell HOW

How is Danny running?


Danny the dog is running…

Fast and very are adverbs; they both tell us HOW.

HOW fast?

fast very
Adverbs of time tell WHEN
Yesterday, Wednesday, and today are all adverbs; they
tell us WHEN Danny went running.

yesterday

When did Danny go running outside?


Wednesday
today
Also, adverbs of time tell HOW LONG
A day and an hour are both adverbs;
they tell us HOW LONG Danny went running.

How long did Danny go running?

a day
an hour
Finally, adverbs of time tell HOW OFTEN
Always, usually, sometimes, rarely, and never are
all adverbs; they tell us HOW OFTEN Danny went
running.

How often does Danny go running?

always 100% of the time

usually

sometimes

rarely

never 0% of the time


What has Danny the dog taught us?

Adverbs modify verbs, adjectives, sentences, and


other adverbs!
Adverbs of place tell where Adverbs of manner tell how

The dog ran outside. The dog ran quickly.

Adverbs of time tell when, how long, or how often

The dog ran yesterday.


THE END!
110.6 English Language Arts and Reading, Grade 4
(18) Writing/grammar/usage. The student applies standard grammar
and usage to communicate clearly and effectively in writing. The
student is expected to:
(D) use adjectives (comparative and superlative forms) and adverbs
appropriately to make writing vivid or precise (4-8)
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• Definition of Adverb from
Feigenbaum, Irwin. New York: Oxford
UP, 1985. 167-8.