Adjective identification: Activity 1

Which words do you think are adjectives?

ADJECTIVES
?
NOT ADJECTIVES
new
good
local
teacher
important
right
nondescript
general
open
free
boy
present
royal
teach
sing
despite
I
over

Which words are describing words? If they are, they might be adjectives.

ADJECTIVES
?
NOT ADJECTIVES
new
good
local
teacher
important
right
nondescript
general
open
free
boy
present
royal
teach
sing
despite
I
over

Which words can take an -er suffix to mean more or an -est suffix to mean most? If it can, it may be an adjective.

ADJECTIVES
?
NOT ADJECTIVES
new
good
local
teacher
important
right
nondescript
general
open
free
boy
present
royal
teach
sing
despite
I
over

Which words cannot be plural? Can you add -s and say two ___s? Adjectives cannot be plural!

ADJECTIVES
?
NOT ADJECTIVES
new
good
local
teacher
important
right
nondescript
general
open
free
boy
present
royal
teach
sing
despite
I
over

Which words can show tense with an -ed suffix? Adjectives cannot show tense.

ADJECTIVES
?
NOT ADJECTIVES
new
good
local
teacher
important
right
nondescript
general
open
free
boy
present
royal
teach
sing
despite
I
over

Which words can occur just before a noun, as in the big shoe (attributive position), and after a form of be, as in the shoe is big (predicative position). If it can, it's probably an adjective.

ADJECTIVES
?
NOT ADJECTIVES
new
good
local
teacher
important
right
nondescript
general
open
free
boy
present
royal
teach
sing
despite
I
over

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