ELA Drills, Beginning: Parts of Speech 1

3rd GradeLanguage Arts
Elementary and Middle School3rd Grade
LanguageEnglish Language

Transcript

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An adverb is a word that tells us how, when or in what way an action is

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performed like we might say that we pressed an elevator button [Finger pushes an elevator button]

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but how did we press it gently, forcefully, repeatedly? Each of these

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words which gives us a little more detail about the action is an adverb so

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now that we've got that established let's look at our answer choices option

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A; Henry ran fastly towards the closing elevator yeah about that fastly

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isn't a real word... Quickly would have worked but er, well [Dictionary looks angrily at the word fastly]

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too late now anyway we can fastly eliminate option A. What about C? The

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students were taught good by their teacher apparently they weren't, not [Stormtroopers together and yoda appears]

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unless their teacher is Yoda who is teaching them about the light side of

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the force it should read the students were taught well by their teacher, as is

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this option appears to be out of order so let's keep looking [An elevator with an out of order sign]

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D; Many dogs will follow their owner close almost we're missing the 'ly' there

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see, it's found in most adverbs if it said many dogs will follow their owner

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closely and we'd have no problem with it but unfortunately we're still not there

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which brings us option B The little league team won the game easily bingo [Boy strikes a ball with a baseball bat]

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the team won the game how did they win the game? easily.

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There's our correctly used adverb option B is the right answer sometimes these

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questions really push our buttons but in this case our spirits are going up [Smiling elevator ascending]