Adjectives – word lists, activities, and worksheets

List of adjectives in developmental order:

Basic – ahead, alike, afraid, bad, behind, beginning/ middle/ end, big, clean, cold, (basic colors: black, blue, green, orange,red, yellow), dirty, fake, fast, fat, funny, good, great, happy, heavy, high, hot, hungry, lazy, long, loud, low, mad, many, middle, more, new, nice, old, open, pretty, quiet, real, sad, scary, short, sick, silly, slow, small, strong, tall, thirsty, tired, tricky, upside down, wet, yummy, etc.

Early Elementary – alive, angry, backward, better, best, beautiful, breakable, bright, broken, bumpy, careful, clear, closed, cloudy, clumsy, (later developing colors: pink, purple, gray, brown, white, etc.), comfortable, dangerous, delicious, deep, difficult, dry, early, easy, empty, excellent, exciting, famous, far, first, few, flat, free, freezing, friendly, full, half, hard, healthy, helpful, horrible, icy, important, impossible, itchy, juicy, large, last, late, lazy, light, loose, more, near, nervous, noisy, nosy, past, perfect, plastic, poor, powerful, quick, rainy, ready, rotten, rough, round, salty, same, second, secret, shallow, shy, skinny, sour, spicy, spotted, sticky, straight, strange, striped, sweet, tame, thankful, tight, tiny, tough, underlined, used, warm, weak, wide, wild, wise, whole, wild, wonderful, wrong, young, etc.

Later Elementary – alphabetic, ancient, average, bitter, boiling, brave, challenging, cheap, cool, complete, concerned, covered, crooked, crowded, curly, damaged, dizzy, dull, dusty, equal, expensive, familiar, flexible, fresh, gentle, gigantic, gorgeous, greasy, greater than, grumpy, guilty, imaginary, innocent, interesting, less than, level, massive, melted, miniature, mysterious, natural, necessary, nervous, normal, nutritious, odd, old-fashioned, opposite, plain, precious, previous, proud, possible, public, rare, responsible, ripe, scientific, selfish, separate, serious, silent, similar, simple, solid, steep, sudden, thin, uneven, unknown, unusual, valuable, violent, wasteful, wealthy, worried, etc.

Secondary – abundant, accurate, amused, brief,(advanced colors: tan, lavender, blue-green, etc.), complex, common, damp, disrespectful, dull, eager, empty, entertaining, exact, faint, frail, frequent, handsome, helpless, historic, hollow, intelligent, irrelevant, jealous, magnificent, medical, modern, mushy, negative, obedient, ordinary, overconfident, parallel, political, positive, precise, prickly, pro-ductive, puny, rapid, relevant, roasted, roomy, slanted, specific, stiff, tender, unequal, vacant, vast, etc.

Worksheets

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(1)  Basic Matching with pictures Doc PDF;     (2)  Basic Matching Doc PDF;       (3)  Basic Sentence Search Doc PDF;      (4)  Later Developing Sentence Search Doc PDF ;       (5)  Advanced Sentence Search Doc PDF ;       (6)  Basic Adjective Sentence Drop Doc PDF ;       (7)  Later Developing Sentence Drop Doc PDF ;       (8)  Later Developing Sentence Drop Doc PDF;        (9) Sentence Maze 1 Doc PDF;      (10) Sentence Bulls Eye 1 Doc PDF;      (11)  Sentence Bulls Eye 2 Doc PDF;      (12)  Sentence Bulls Eye 3 Doc PDF;      (13) Sentence Jumble Doc PDF

Adjective Bingo – Basic

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(1) Basic Adjectives Bingo Card 1 doc odt pdf;     (2) Basic Adjectives Bingo Card 2 doc odt pdf;    (3) Basic Adjectives Bingo Card 3 doc odt pdf;     (4) Basic Adjectives Bingo Card 4 doc odt pdf;     (5) Basic Adjectives Words doc odt pdf

Adjective Bingo – Later Developing Adjectives

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(1) Later Developing Adjectives Bingo Card 1 doc odt pdf;     (2) Later Developing Adjectives Bingo Card 2 pdf;     (3) Later Developing Adjectives Bingo Card 3 pdf;     (4) Later Developing Adjectives Bingo Card 4 pdf;     (5) Later Developing Adjectives Words pdf

Adjective Pictures

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(1) Basic Adjective Pix 1 doc pdf;     (2) Basic Adjective Pix 2 doc pdf;     (3) Basic Adjective Pix 3 doc pdf;     (4) Basic Adjective Pix 4 doc pdf;     (5) Later Developing Adjective Pix 1 doc pdf;     (6) Later Developing Adjective Pix 2  pdf;     (7) Later Developing Adjective Pix 3 pdf;     (8) Later Developing Adjective Pix 4 pdf

Adjective Fill in the Blank Cards:

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Basic

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(1) Basic Adjective Cards 1 Doc PDF;     (2) Basic Adjective Cards 2 Doc PDF;     (3) Basic Adjective Sentence Cards 1 Doc PDF;     (4) Basic Adjective Sentence Cards 2 Doc PDF;     (5) Basic Adjective Sentence Cards 3 Doc PDF;     (6) Adjective Backs Doc PDF

Early Elementary

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(1) Adjective Cards 1 Doc PDF;   (2) Adjective Cards 2 Doc PDF;   (3) Adjective Sentences 1  Doc PDF;   (4) Adjective Sentences 2 Doc PDF;   (5) Adjective Sentences 3 Doc PDF;   (6) Adjective Card Backs  Doc PDF

Adjective Comprehension Strips

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(1) Basic Adjectives – Wet Doc PDF; (2) Basic Adjectives – Tired Doc PDF; (3) Basic Adjectives – Middle Doc PDF; (4) Basic Adjectives – Long Doc PDF; (5)   Basic Adjectives – Happy Doc PDF; (6) Basic Adjectives – Fast Doc PDF; (7) Expanded Adjectives – Not Wet Doc PDF;     (8) Expanded Adjectives – Not Old Doc PDF

11 Responses to Adjectives – word lists, activities, and worksheets

  1. jcox says:

    Hey! I like your site. I’m looking for worksheets that show many of the same noun with multiple descriptors (like the PLS – 4, find “the big, black and white spotted dog” from a field of many dogs). Do you have any recommendations?

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  2. diamond says:

    um i would really like if you guys could make worksheets for kids in mddel school because my daughter really need help with this stuff

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  4. Anonymous says:

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