Friday, 18 October, 2019

Adjectives or Describing words- Grade 1

adjectives pack

Adjectives describe a noun or a pronoun.


Example: The little boy swam in the deep lake.


The nouns are boy and lake. ‘little’ describes the boy and ‘deep’ describes the lake. Little and deep are both adjectives.


I have discussed adjectives in detail on my blog. Click on the poster below and it will take you to my blog post where you can read about adjectives and also get this anchor chart FREE.

anchor chart for adjectives or describing words
describing words- anchor chart

Now, let’s discuss the pack which I will be sharing with you today.

Match the nouns with the adjectives
naming and describing word match

A simple worksheet where the child has to describe the noun by matching it with the adjectives. The words are to be traced.

match the faces with the describing words
describing words match

Trace the words and match those with the right faces/expressions.

circle the correct adjective worksheet for grade 1 and 2
circle the describing word

Circle the word that best describes the noun.

colour the pictures based on its description
describe the pictures with colours

Read the sentences. Underline the nouns and circle the adjectives. Colour the pictures based on the description.

add an adjective to the noun and draw it
draw the pictures

a __________ banana

a  ____________ elephant

a _________ ball

a __________ pencil


Describe these nouns and then draw them!


highlight the words that describe the noun
highlight the describing words

Read the naming words and then highlight the two adjectives that describe it best.


There is another exercise where the child has to highlight the adjectives in the sentence, Please note that a sentence can have more than one adjective.


adjectives and antonyms
complete the sentences with describing words

I have used simple antonyms for this worksheet

happy   sad

hot      cold

slow    fast

Use these words to complete the sentences.

You can download this resource by clicking on the pack below.

adjectives pack
Adjectives pack Grade 1

I hope you find this resource useful.

7 comments on “Adjectives or Describing words- Grade 1


Great resource! Thanks!


You are welcome :)Thank you for the appreciation. Do check my blog too for more free resources.

Chris Boward

Very helpful! I like the way you varied the activities and the angle, approaching the concept from different places. Thank you for sharing and good luck! 😊👍🏻


Thank you for the appreciation, Chris. I am glad you noticed 🙂 Do check my blog too for more free resources.

Brenda Jalomos

These resources are the very BEST!!!!!!


This means so much to me since I have just started my journey.
Thank you for the appreciation. Do check my blog for more free resources.


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Hi! I am Payal, a jewellery designer turned educator. These past five years of teaching have added a new dimension to my life. Literacy has become my passion. I am a trained Jolly Phonics instructor. I hope to use my website and blog as a platform for providing hands-on lessons, worksheets and other thoughtful resources to support parents and teachers.

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