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Teaching Adjectives and Adverbs

When students are ready to give more detail in their communication, they need to know how to use adjectives and adverbs.  Langan and Goldstein (2011) give some great information about these in their book… 114 more words


Road to Hell - Stephen King

“The road to hell is paved with adverbs.” - Stephen King

Verbs: Pick Your Weapon! Carefully...

With permission from the author, I’m going to share a few phrases from one of my favorite clients. This material comes from a chapter of a novel set in the Antebellum South. 1,808 more words


Unfortunately, it's not rarely seen

On the Yahoo! front page, the hyphen is overused, as it is in this recently published teaser:

Perhaps if the writers were closely watched they wouldn’t throw a hyphen in after an adverb ending in -LY: 52 more words



Write as many adverbs as you can to describe the verb – climbed.

Adverb Game

1. On slips of paper, write down some adverbs that the group knows, depending on the size of the group, about 10-15 adverbs is good. 180 more words

Speaking Activities

Hemingway App

Need to make your writing more concise and clear? Having trouble with identifying passive voice, complicated sentences, or excessive adverb usage? Check out this website called  30 more words