What is an adverb?

Adverbs answer the questions of when? where? how? and to what degree?

The tourists areĀ here!

When aliens dab, they dab slowly.

The sheep demand pizza often.

The Sasquatch carefully picked the flower.

The flamingo stood in the bay today.

Negative Adverbs

Words like not and the contraction n’t are considered adverbs.

The tourists did not return the bear’s greeting.

The sheep haven’t eaten pizza in hours.

Other negative words can function as adverbs as well.

The Sasquatch was nowhere in sight.

The bear has never eaten a tourist.


Parts of Speech

Nouns
Pronouns
Verbs
Adverbs
Adjectives
Conjunctions
Prepositions
Interjections

Teacher Resources

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