TITLE

WORD HOUND

PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;1/5/2007, Vol. 76 Issue 15, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents information on adjective. Adjective is a word that describes a noun. An example is the phrase colorful lights whereby colorful is the adjective that describes the noun light. An activity of drawing a circle on five adjectives and underlining the nouns they describe found in a story featured in the January 2007 issue of "Weekly Reader" is presented.
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23567289

 

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