Adverb Worksheets

An adverb is one of the eight parts of speech.  It is a word that describes how, where or when an action verb takes place.  Use the worksheets below to help your students understand adverbs.

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Adverb Worksheets
Find the adverb that is describing the given action verb in each sentence.  Double-sided printable worksheet.
1st through 3rd Grades
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Does the adverb in each sentence describe how, when or where?
1st through 3rd Grades
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Circle the adverb.  Then, determine whether it is describing how the action takes place, where the action is happening, or when the action occurs.
1st through 3rd Grades
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Complete the poem by adding descriptive adverbs to each action verb. Use words from the word bank, or think of your own.
2nd through 5th Grades
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Choose the best adverb from the word box to complete each sentence.
1st through 3rd Grades
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Circle the adverb in each sentence.  One sentence has two adverbs.  Which one is it?
1st through 3rd Grades
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Many adverbs that tell how an action happens end with -ly, -er, or -est.  Read each sentences and write the adverb.
1st through 3rd Grades
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Adjectives and Adverbs
On this double-sided worksheet, students must answer a series of questions to decide whether each word is an adjective or an adverb.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grades
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Prepositional Phrases
As Adverbs
Sometimes a prepositional phrase can act as an adverb in a sentence. Identify each prepositional phrase. Circle the action word it describes.
2nd through 5th Grades
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Some of these sentences have prepositional phrases that are adverbs. The others have prepositional phrases that are adjectives. Students read each sentence and identify the prepositional phrase. Then they decide which are adverbs and which ones are adjectives. (Advanced level worksheet, recommended for grades 5 and Up)
2nd through 5th Grades
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