Directions: Sometimes nouns are used as adjectives. Words that are usually nouns can help describe other nouns. Underline the nouns that are used as adjectives.
Ex: I think peanut candy is the best.
Peanut is usually a noun, but in this case it helps describe the type of candy.
- Make sure to throw the bottle cap in the trashcan.
- My dad’s car cover helps keep the rain off his nice car.
- We will need the paper towels to clean up the big puddle.
- Grandma’s flower garden has the brightest yellow flowers in the whole city!
- Willow is our gray house cat.
- Can you find the raincoat in the hall closet?
- I’m trying to make a sandwich, but I can’t find the jelly jar.
- We will set up the game in the living room on the craft table.
- Be careful not to spill your grape juice on the couch.
- I love the sound of grandpa’s wall clock.
Sometimes we make the adjectives and nouns into compound words like:
Can you think of three more compound words?