Adjectives: Modifying Nouns
Adjectives give information that described a noun, usually by limiting which one(s) of a larger group to which the sentence is referring.
e.g. Which ball? - The white ball. This adjectives narrows the reference from all the balls, to now only refer to the specific ball that is white.
An adjective describes a particular trait of the noun to more precisely define it.
A noun may be described by more than one adjective.
The words the and a can be considered a specific type of adjective.
Possessive words (words ending in -'s, like John's or Smith's) are also a specific type of adjective, describing to whom the noun belongs.

Adjectives describe a noun

The adjectives are highlighted in the following sentences.
He did not catch it, but the fast white ball went over his blonde head and broke Mrs. Smith's stained-glass window.
Hint: Adjectives can be located by asking Which (noun)? or What kind of noun?
e.g. Which ball? What kind of head?

Find the adjectives in the following sentences.

First, click on the adjective.
Good job, now click on the noun which it modifies.
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But we said to him "We are honest men; we are not spies." - Gen. 42:31
And in this place I will grant peace, declares God. - Hag. 2:9
Jehoshaphat became king of Judah in the fourth year of Ahab king of Israel. - 1 Kgs. 22:41
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. John 14:27
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