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    Describing words

    Dear All,

    I'm teching Grade 1 students describing words but I'm not sure if numbers are considered describing words. I think they should be, could you please confirm?

    Describing words can be short, big, fat, or even colour words etc.

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    Re: Describing words

    Quote Originally Posted by Fame View Post
    Dear All,

    I'm teching Grade 1 students describing words but I'm not sure if numbers are considered describing words. I think they should be, could you please confirm?

    Describing words can be short, big, fat, or even colour words etc.
    Someone please answer this question: Can we say numbers are describing words?

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    Re: Describing words

    Some call them adjectives , others say they are determiners.

    They can also be used in other ways- as pronouns, for example.

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    Re: Describing words

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Some call them adjectives , others say they are determiners.

    They can also be used in other ways- as pronouns, for example.
    So do you think it's correct if we tell the grade 1 students that the number words are describing words such as thirt in thirty classrooms?

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