Adverbs of Manner

Intern: Afra Mohamed Taha Grade Level: 3 Subject: English Language Date: 13/04/2008 Number of students: 12 Time Frame: 55 minutes

Qatar Curriculum Standard: 1.2 Recognize, understand and use a range of approximately 250 additional high-frequency words for listening, speaking, reading and writing, using the recommended list, supplemented with additional words linked to other class work. (Introduce new topics and themes.) Instructional Objective: By the end of this lesson the student will be able to: 1. Define the term 'adverb'. 2. Define adverbs of manner. 3. Identify the adverbs of manner in given sentences. 4. Change an adjective to an adverb. 5. Compose sentences using adverbs of manner. Materials: - Flash cards (verb, noun, adjective, adverb) - Flash cards with adverbs (nicely, happily, softly, luckily, quickly, carefully, loudly, slowly, angrily, badly, sharply, politely, hungrily, calmly), and adjectives (soft, happy, quick, lucky, careful, loud, slow, nice, angry, polite, calm, hungry, bad, sharp). - Worksheets - A-3 sheets of paper - Small adverb cards Resources: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/teachers/lesson_plans/adjectives_adverbs.shtml www.lessonplanpage.com TEACHING PROCEDURES Objectives of the lesson should be written on the board. Tell the students the objectives of the lesson. Activating Prior Knowledge/Focus Ask the students: - What do you know about nouns and verbs? Can you tell me the difference between them? - Ask them to define the term adjective. (An adjective is a word that describes nouns). - Please give me examples of adjectives. (Answers may vary: soft, nice, quick, black, slow, careful …) Teacher Strategies: Teacher should: -Say, "As we have learned from the past lesson, adjectives describe nouns. We also need some words to describe verbs. The words that describe verbs are called adverbs." -Ask students: What do you notice about the word adverb? (It has the word verb in it.) This is because it describes verbs. An adverb tells us more about the verb it describes. -Explain, we add "ly" to an adjective to form an adverb, e.g. nice, nicely. If the adjective ends in "y", we remove the "y" and add "ily" (e.g. happy, happily). -Give more examples (lucky, luckily).

-Explain to students that adverbs of manner tell us how something is done or how someone does something. The teacher first shows the worksheet and reads it.Tell students that they will study in detail other types of adverbs. Activity 2: (Individual work) Students will be introduced to the second individual activity. it describes the verb). In the first part (A) you need to circle the adverb of manner in each sentence.-We have different types of adverbs. etc.How do we change adjectives into adverbs (we add "ly" or" ily")? . she can explain in Arabic. then asks the students to orally compose sentences using other adverbs. The student will be asked to complete the worksheets. How does Nasser eat? He eats quietly.The early finisher can write sentences including adverbs of manner. . class and date. -Underline the adverbs in each sentence (or write them in a different color).) -Help students compose sentences using these adverbs. then the group will swap cards and play the game again). "Matching Game".). Encourage the students by thanking and praising them. slowly etc. teacher will use pictures to explain the lesson. Activity 1: (Group work) Students will be divided into two groups. The winner is the group that manages to correctly match all their cards first. -Write some examples on the board. Closure: The teacher and the students will summarize the lesson: -Let's look at the objectives of the lesson.Using peer assistance can be an alternative. if it is still hard for them. "First. and the worksheets teacher should be able to assess student's comprehension. but we will only study one type today.Tell me what is an adverb of manner (adverbs of manner tell us how someone does something or how something is done. Student Activities: The first activity is group work.g. the teacher will collect the cards. Tell me what an adverb is and what it describes (an adverb is a word that describes the verb. It is called "Adverbs of manner" (write it on the board). The tortoise walks slowly. . Each group will be provided with 7 adverb cards and 7 adjective cards.For students with special needs or language difficulties.) -Write some adverbs on the board. (If they managed to finish the game earlier than the anticipated time. the second one is to be done individually. B and C. Each group is given all A-3 sheets of paper with a table of adjectives and adverbs. write your name. today we learned about adverbs. The teacher uses an adverb in a sentence as a model (e. e. Our worksheet has three parts A.g. They will need to find the missing adjectives or the adverbs to complete their tables. Lesson Extension: Students can play "Adverbs game". . After the end of this activity. it tells us more about the verb).What adverbs can we form using the adjectives angry and beautiful (angrily. . Two groups play against each other. beautifully)? . (How does Mohamed sit? He sits nicely. . Modifications/Differentiation: . Assessment: Through the closure. (Ask students to offer some adverbs with your help and list them on the board. They usually come after the verbs they describe. Tell students. Each group should try to match the adverb with its relevant adjective.

1) Mohamed listens carefully. 4) Nasser sits nicely. 2) Hassan ran quickly. 4)Ahmed treats his friends_______________. . B) Change these adjectives into adverbs of manner: 1)Sad_____________________ 2)Soft_____________________ 3)Loud___________________ 4)Happy___________________ C) Complete these sentences using suitable adverbs of manner: 1)The teacher speaks___________________.Worksheet 1 Muraikh Independent School Adverbs of Manner Name_____________________________________ Date___________ A) Circle the adverb of manner in each sentence. 3) Abdullah did his work quietly. 2)Jaber shouts_________________________. 3)Dina rode her bike___________________.

Adverbs Game (Sample) Adjectives graceful Adverbs careful shy angry hungry .

Adverbs Game (sample) Adjectives Adverbs neat happy polite rapid soft .

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