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Expanded noun phrases

You did such a good job with adjectives yesterday! Today we are going to use them to describe nouns, just like they are supposed to. 

Let's remind ourselves how we can use adjectives to describe nouns

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When we join several words together without a verb, we make a phrase. If this phrase contains a noun, it's known as a noun phrase.

This is an example of a simple noun phrase- mother is the noun. 

Here we have expanded the noun phrase by using an adjective- red. We could expand it even further by saying:

The red house with a blue door.


Now complete the 2Do on Purple Mash. Read the instructions carefully at the bottom of each page.