Learning about Adjectives We know that adjectives are describing words that describe nouns. Like: tall, short, red, green, soft, hard, pretty, slimy, sweet, sour, happy, sad, fast and slow. Now it's your turn to show me that you understand what adjectives are. 1. Tap and take a self. A nice close up picture. 2. Tap and describe yourself using adjectives. Place the text boxes around your face. 3. Tap and now describe yourself using all the adjectives your wrote. 4. Tap to submit to your journal.