Author:
Meghan Roeser
Subject:
Elementary Education
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Level:
Lower Primary
Tags:
NE ELA
License:
Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike
Language:
English

Education Standards

Adverbs

Adverbs

Overview

 Nebraska Standards: 3.2.2.d, 3.2.1h, 3.2.2.a

Target: Students will review and practice parts of speech, specifically adverbs with self, partners or/and class. When students know how to correctly use adverbs they can enhance thier wrting by making it more interesting, adding details, and using good word choice. 

Time- 20 minutes

Materials- all optional: paper, pencils, video, partner

 

What is an Adverb?

The 8 parts of speech include: noun, pronun, verb, adjective, adverb, conjuction, prepositions, interjections

An Adverb is 1 of the 8 parts of speech.                                                                                                                                 An adverb describes a verb, an adjective or another adverb

Review

If you forgot what a noun, a verb or an adjective is, hover on the word for the definition. 

Noun                                        

 Verb

Adjective

Questions to ask.

When trying to list adverbs from a verb ask yourself these questions. 

How?    Where?     When?       To what extent? 

QuestionVerbAdverb
How is she running?Running quickly
Where is she running?Runningoutside
When is she running?Runningyesterday
To what extent is she running?Runningvery quickly

She was running very quickly outside yesterday!

Now you try!

answers will vary

 

Discuss answers with a shoulder partner. 

How is he walking?walking      
Where is he walking?walkng 
When is he walking?walking  
To what extent is he walkingwalking 

Your new sentence: 

 

Now you try

How? 

talking

 

 

Where? talking 
When?talking 
To what extenttalking  

 

Try a different approach.

 

Answers:

  loudly
  in the alley
  sometimes
  very

Here is a sentence: find the adverbs to answer each question. 

The cat sometimes meows very loudly in the alley.  

How?meows?????? 
Where?meows?????? 
When? meows?????? 
To what extentmeows?????? 

 

Try the new approach again.

How?  Quiet

When? Late in the afternoon

Where? Under the tree

To what extent? Extremely

The bird was singing extremely quiet under the tree late in the afternoon. 

 

 

How? 

singing

 
When? singing 
Where?singing 
To what extentsinging 

 

Watch a video.

As a class, share some sentences the students come up with using adverbs.

 

Read a text from your classroom resources and have children pick out adverbs. 

Watch the video below. Pause at 3 minutes and 45 seconds to think about the question in the video. Unpause and watch the rest. 

 

 

Adverb Video from Youtube