Distinguish shades of meaning among verbs differing in manner (e.g., look, peek, glance, stare, glare, scowl) and adjectives differing in intensity (e.g., large, gigantic) by defining or choosing them or by acting out the meanings.
Use adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to be modified.
Distinguish shades of meaning among closely related verbs (e.g., toss, throw, hurl) and closely related adjectives (e.g., thin, slender, skinny, scrawny).
Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts, including using adjectives and adverbs to describe (e.g., When other kids are happy that makes me happy).
Explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in general and their functions in particular sentences.
Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to be modified.
Order adjectives within sentences according to conventional patterns (e.g., a small red bag rather than a red small bag).
In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to identify parts of speech and how each contributes to clear communication. Students then create review activities to help other students understand and practice using various parts of speech. Read More and View Common Core State Standard Alignments »
Lesson Plan Summary
In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-12, students use BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. resources to explore the importance of correct grammar in real-life scenarios. Students will identify and analyze basic developmentally-appropriate grammar rules and create an ongoing review game to reinforce grammar skills for the class. Read More and View Common Core State Standard Alignments »