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3 Adverb Worksheets: Printable Activities to Teach Adverbs

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Printable Adverb Worksheets and Activities

In these adverb worksheets, we test students’ knowledge of describing verbs.

First, students convert adjectives to adverbs by adding “-ly” or by irregular form.

Next, students fill in adverbs of frequency by entering their daily routines.

Finally, we test students reading comprehension by having them circle the correct adverb in sentences.

READ MORE: Adverbs List and Examples: Words that Describe Verbs

1. Adverb Activity: What’s True For Yourself?

Adverb Activity

Adverbs of frequency express “how often” something takes place. In other words, it explains the occurrence that an event happens.

In this adverb activity, you have to fill in the adverb of frequency that is true to yourself. For example, I always eat breakfast before I go to class.

Here are some of the most common adverbs of frequency and how often in a percent: Never (0%), Hardly Ever (10%), Rarely (20%), Seldom (30%), Occasionally (40%), Sometimes (50%), Often (60%), Frequently (70%), Usually (90%), Always (100%). Adverbs of frequency are usually in this form for sentences: Subject + Adverb + Verb.

2. Adverb Sentences – What’s True?

Adverb Sentences Worksheet

In these adverb sentences, you have to circle the adverb that is true.

For example: During the 100-meter sprint, Usain Bolt immediately / sluggishly dashes from the starting line.

In the 10 questions of the worksheet, can you identify the correct adverb to use in the sentence?

3. Adverb Quiz: Convert Adjectives to Adverbs

Adverb Quiz

This adverb quiz tests students’ ability to convert adjectives to adverbs. For example, you can take the adjective “calm” and make it an adverb by adding “-ly”.

In an adverb sentence, you have to add a verb for which the adverb describes. For example, “the coach spoke calmly to the players”.

Because not all adverbs end with “-ly”, there are several exceptions in the English language. For example, “well”, “fast” and “hard” are adverbs without ending with “-ly”.

Adverb Worksheets: Printable Activities to Teach Adverbs

These 3 adverb worksheets test students on their ability to formulate sentences with adverbs.

Also, they help with irregular adverbs where you simply don’t add “-ly” at the end of an adjective.

Are there any adverb worksheets and exercises that are your favorites in the classroom?

Please let us know with a comment below.

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