Adjective and his friend Noun
Were walking side by side.
“I’m more important than you are”
Exclaimed the Noun with pride.
“A noun’s a name for everything,
And even you are one.”
“But when I’m added to a noun,
That noun becomes more fun!”
“Well, I add colour to the noun -
The size and shape as well!
I add the feel, the sound and then
I sometimes add the smell.”
“Another thing that I must say,”
The Adjective then said:
“You always have to follow me,
Whilst I go on ahead.”
“Let’s try some combinations then.
Oh what a lot of fun!"
“Delicious Pizza” said his friend,
“And lovely warming sun.”
“A rose,” the Noun called out again.
“Ah, Red,” replied his friend,
“Sweet’ and ‘fresh’ are other words –
You see how well they blend?”
“Well, ‘boy'," called out the Noun again.
“Oh, ‘naughty’ comes to mind.
But ‘kind’ and ‘friendly’ are good words –
Well, that’s what most folk find.”
Look! Here’s a pile of nouns for you
And some adjectives as well.
You link them up. What goes with what?
And I’ll bid you farewell.
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Here are some adjectives: What noun would go with these:
Messy, happy, warm, horrid, wonderful, pink, gentle, massive, steamy, difficult, furry, glossy, tender, fresh, rosy, prickly, velvet, waggly, wriggly, shiny, small, brown, soft.
A poem to be recited by a group of children with speaking parts for many. Perhaps a fun way to learn about adjectives and nouns I hope.