Teach and review parts of speech with these adjectives cut and paste printables. These cut and paste worksheets are perfect for kindergarten and early elementary students.
This set of worksheets is good for assessing your child’s understanding of adjectives and how they work. While doing so, your kiddos will strengthen motor skills as they cut out the pieces and paste them in the correct spot.
Print and go worksheets like the ones included in this pack are perfect for busy homeschool moms and classroom teachers like you!
How to Teach Adjectives
Adjectives are words that are used to describe nouns and pronouns. For example, the word “red” is an adjective that can be used to describe a person’s hair, a tomato, or a stop sign.
By using adjectives wisely, we can paint a more detailed and accurate picture of the world around us.
Introduce Adjectives By Giving Examples
Point out an object in the room. Ask your kids to describe the object with as many descriptive words as they can.
Hold up a pencil and ask your children to describe it. They can describe its color, its size, and describe its shape. For example, yellow, long or short, round, etc.
Explain What an Adjective Is
Explain that adjectives are words that describe nouns. Yellow (pencil), hard (table), tall (chair), and smooth (floor tiles) are all adjectives because they describe nouns.
Practice Using Adjectives
You can start out with simple sentences such as “This is a pencil.” Then, see if your child can add adjectives to make the sentence more interesting. For example, “This is a yellow pencil” or “This is a short pencil”.
Assess Student Understanding
Once your children are familiar with adjectives, you can use worksheets like those featured in this post to assess your child’s understanding.
Adjective Cut and Paste Worksheets
This pack includes five adjective cut and paste worksheets that are perfect for kindergarten and early elementary-aged kids.
Because the worksheets are print-and-go, they’re perfect for use at home and in the classroom.
Just print them on regular printer paper, and your kids are all set!
The five worksheets in this pack all focus on adjectives and include the following activities:
• Describe the picture – Kids will read the words at the bottom of the page. They’ll cut and paste them under the correct picture. This pack includes two of these worksheets.
• Sorting – There are two sorting pages included in this pack. On one, children will read the words and sort them into the correct column. These adjectives include taste words, texture words, and size words. The second features words that describe feelings, color, and shape.
• Parts of Speech – There is one of these pages included. Kids will read the words and sort them according to whether they are adjectives or not.
Books That Teach Adjectives
Fill your book basket with a great collection of books that teach and demonstrate adjectives. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
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Hairy, Scary, Ordinary – Simple, rhyming text and colorful cartoon cats help children expand their vocabularies and gain an appreciation for the rhythm of language in this light-hearted book of rhyming verse. Adjectives like frilly, silly, polka-dotted, fizzy, and spunky are printed in color, and all the words will tickle you pink!
Many Luscious Lollipops – Explore language and discover how to identify and create many different types of adjectives, from demonstratives to articles to proper adjectives.
Quirky, Jerky, Extra Perky – One book is never enough to explore the wide range of amazing adjectives! The crazy cats deliver loads of additional examples to illustrate the potent power of adjectives to describe the wonderful world around us―and our incredible imaginations.