Students must "become" a character in a novel in order to describe themselves and other characters using powerful adjectives.
When to teach adjectives ending in -ed and -ing?This is a great lesson to use with pre-intermediate students. Though parts of it can be used with beginner students and as a review for more advanced students. The point of this lesson is to give students the ability to differentiate between similar-looking adjectives in English. When teaching adjectives ending in –ed and –ing you will cover words like boring and bored which tend to confuse new speakers. So if you find that one of your students is struggling with adjectives this is the right lesson to teach.If you want additional lesson plans and support, including teachers’ notes, be sure to register for a free Off2Class account.
Suitable for beginner level students of English as a foreign language, beginner level. Students need to know how to compare adjectives and asking questions.
Students "become" one of the major characters in a book and describe themselves and other characters, using lists of accurate, powerful adjectives.
The lesson plan is useful for building community in an Adult ESOL class for intermediate and advanced level students. The plan contains icebreakers and a review of adjectives that describe character.
Students find examples of adjectives in a shared reading. Then students "become" major characters in a book and describe themselves and other characters, using powerful adjectives.
What do you notice when you look at an ad? If it is a magazine or something you find online, do you notice the colors or the price? Do you read any information about the product? As you learn more about bedroom information, discover how it is described in an ad and what you can do so you can be a better shopper in Spanish.ACTFL StandardsCommunication: Interpretive CommunicationComparisons: Cultural ComparisonsConnections: Acquiring Information and Diverse PerspectivesLearning TargetI can understand basic familiar information from an adHabits of MindThinking and communicating with clarity and precisionCritical Thinking SkillConstruct Meaning
Students explore the menu genre by analyzing existing menus from local restaurants. They review adjectives and descriptive writing and then work in groups to create their own custom menus.
Students thoroughly explore identifying synonyms and adjectives before using them to add variety and interest to their own writing.
What is your favorite class? How would you describe that class or teacher? Are they fun, interesting, boring, etc.? In this seminar you will learn new adjectives that describe what your classes may be like.ACTFL StandardsCommunication: Interpersonal and InterpretiveCultures: Practices to PerspectivesComparisons: Cultural ComparisonsLearning TargetI can understand simple captions under photos.Habits of MindApplying past knowledge to new situationsCritical Thinking SkillConstructing Support
You've just had a plate of food set in front of you and you dive right in. What does it taste like? The adjectives you use to describe food can tell someone what it tastes like and if they want to try it as well. Adjectives like delicious and tasty will be learned in this seminar to describe a main dish or dessert.ACTFL StandardsCommunication: Interpretive Communication, Interpersonal CommunicationCultures: Relating Cultural Products to PerspectivesLearning TargetI can understand basic information on food labels.Habits of MindClassifyingCritical Thinking SkillApplying past knowledge to new situations
Physical descriptions describe what someone looks like, as if you never spoke to them and only relied on what the eyes can see. What types of adjectives physically describe people? In this seminar you will build on your physical adjectives vocabulary to use words such as tall, short, young, old, etc.ACTFL StandardsCommunication: Interpersonal Communication, Interpretive CommunicationComparisons: Language ComparisonsLearning TargetI can understand descriptions about peers.Habits of MindCreating, imagining, innovatingCritical Thinking SkillClassifying
The present lesson plan aims to work on describing people by using physical adjetives through a "Heroes" theme. It was made for 9th grade or above. It has a STOP GAME warm-up to review general vocabulary. Then it follows an explanation about related adjectives plus worksheet as classwork and homework. After that, a game called "Descrive the suspect" as a pair-work activity aims to practice drawing and use the subject. The lesson plan ends with a culminant game called "Guess the hero", which two or more groups have to choose a representative to guess standing back to the whiteboard (which has several heros sticked on it) and give descriptions of one hero chosen by the teacher.
Students will talk about their pets and how their pets are involved in their family. Students will also describe their pets, or what pet they would like to have.
Students will identify themselves using characteristics in French. Students will ask a partner questions about themselves to identify what the person is like. Students will then describe their partner to others.