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Identifying Descriptive Language Worksheets – Nouns, Adjectives, Verbs and Adverbs

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A set of 5 worksheets to help your students identify descriptive language in narrative texts.

Students read the five narrative texts provided and underline the descriptive language features. These include:

  • nouns and adjectives
  • verbs and adverbs
  • adjectival phrases
  • adverbial phrases
  • common nouns, personal pronouns and proper nouns.

The texts included are:

  • The Cat and the Whale
  • The Hare and the Tortoise
  • The Thirsty Monkey
  • The Wind and Sun
  • My Friend George.

Answers for teachers are also provided.


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