Looking for a list of adverbs that start with J. If so, I’ve got you covered. Today I’m sharing a list of adverbs that start with J, along with sentence examples, adverb activities, as well as, a few teaching tips you can use as you teach your kids the different parts of speech.
An adverb word list is handy to have around if you are a teacher, homeschool mom, writer, student, or someone who simply enjoys words! You can use it for crafting grammar lessons, writing stories, or vocabulary building.
So, whether you are writing a poem OR teaching second grade, I think this list adverbs that start with J will be what you are looking for!
By the way, be sure to stick around to the end and pick up with free adverb printables that are available at the end of this post!
Okay, let’s dive into our list of adverbs that start with J!
Adverbs that Start with J List
Adverbs that start with J:
Easy-to-Understand Adverb Sentence Examples
Before we jump into these sentence examples that showcase the use of adverbs, remember that adverbs are used to describe a verb, an adjective, or another adverb.
Furthermore, an adverb will answer one of the following questions: how? where? when? how much? or how often?
Note: Most of the sentences use adverbs that start with J, but for the sake of finding good examples, there are adverbs that start with other letters as well.
Adverb sentence examples: How?
- He jadedly hung his head.
- She jealously eyed her friend’s new dress.
- Tina joyfully sang in the choir.
- The scared woman jarringly flew from her seat.
Sentence examples for adverbs: When?
- She just-now called.
- Just yesterday, it was raining and now its completely sunny.
- I’ve just spoken to your mother.
- He already signed the papers.
Where adverb sentence examples:
- Here comes the bus.
- Jackson went outside.
- She traveled abroad for the summer.
- He searched everywhere for the lost puppy.
Adverb sentence examples: How much?
- The apples cost just a few cents more than the oranges.
- The child completely refused to come downstairs.
- We almost fell.
- Sarah absolutely loved her new baby sister.
How Often adverb sentence examples:
- We frequently attend Sunday church.
- I normally eat a sandwich for lunch.
- I’ve never seen a real bear.
- She seldom exercises.
Adverb Teaching Tips for Kids:
Are you ready to start introducing adverbs to your kids? If so, here are a few tips to get you started.
If you are working with younger kids who are just starting off, these kids, simply need to understand that adverbs tells us more about verbs. It will also be helpful for them to know that adverbs answer the questions: where? when? how? how often? and how much? And will commonly end with ‘-ly’.
Then, as your kids begin to grasp the basics, you can build onto what they know by explaining that adverbs not only describe verbs, but they can also describe other adverbs and adjectives as well. See the different adverb examples below:
Adverb sentence examples for kids:
- Adverb describing a verb: She sang joyfully.
- Adverb describing another adverb: She sang very joyfully.
- Adverb describing a adjective: Her singing was very joyful.
Adverb Activities for Kids
Now for some hands-on adverb activity ideas that you can do with your kids!
- Read picture books about adverbs: A simple, but super-effective way for kids to learn about adverbs is to read picture books that teach adverbs! Check out lots of other book lists as well, because seeing the different parts of speech in writing is a natural way to bring all the parts-of-speech pieces together.
- Storytelling with adverbs: Grab a snack, get comfortable, and do some storytelling with adverbs. Before you begin, brainstorm a list of adverbs that you want to include in your story. Make it fun, and see how many adverbs you can fit into your storyline.
- Do an Adverb Brainstorm: Give your kids a subject and verb combination and see how many adverbs they can come up with for that verb. (Brainstorm map included in the free adverb printable)
Free printable Adverb Learning Pack
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Adverbs That Begin with J – Q & A
1. What are some positive adverbs that start with J?
Jazzily, jestingly, jokingly, joshingly, jovially, joyfully, joyously, jubilantly, juicily, and jumpily.
2. What are some good ‘ly’ J adverbs for second grade?
Jolly, joyfully, joyously, jumpily, and justly.
3. What are some adverbs that start with J to describe a person’s actions?
Jerkily, jestingly, jokingly, joltingly, joylessly, judgmentally, and justifiably.
4. What are some common adverbs beginning with J?
Jaggedly, jealous, jeeringly, jolly, joyfully, joyously, judgmentally, judicially, just, and justly.
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