Tricky Adjectives

This unit explains tricky adjectives (including demonstrative adjectives, adjectival nouns, and noun adjuncts), words that adjectives describe, and examples of other parts of speech that can be confused with adjectives. Parts of this unit include:

Activity Link Description
#1 Video This video explains tricky adjectives that look like pronouns (this, these, those, that) and nouns (for example, birthday gift) but function as adjectives in sentences. Viewers identify examples of each type of adjective in sentences. Answers to the exercises are checked.
#2 Video Notes As you watch the video about tricky adjectives, use the Video Notes to record notes and answers to the practice questions.
#3 Practice Worksheet Use this worksheet to practice identifying demonstrative adjectives (or adjectives that look like pronouns).
#4 Practice Worksheet This worksheet provides practice identifying adjectives that look like nouns.
#5 Quiz Plus, Quiz 2. Print a quiz to check progress and comprehension of adjectives and identify areas that require further practice and explanation.