You are on page 1of 3

UNIT 13: WORK HARD, WORK SMART

13.11Simon Says - Adverbs in Phrases


Stage
Word

Learning Standards:
5.1.8 (a)
Able to use adverbs correctly
and appropriately.
(a) manner

Learning Outcomes:

Topic keywords:
tools, work
Grammar keywords:
carefully, quietly, orderly,
happily, hungrily, neatly, well,
fast
Educational Emphasis:

Able to use adverbs of


manner correctly and
appropriately in phrases.

MI
Verbal-linguistic; bodykinaesthetic

Phrase

Sentence

Whole Text

Lexical Sets:

Assessment:

BT
Recall information: recognize
Knowledge: match
Comprehension: describe
Materials:
Word cards, sticky tack

Task Procedures:
1. Ask pupils count 1 and 2 alternately.
i. Count 1 , 2 from here. (Starting from the pupil nearest to the door, pupils
alternately count 1, 2 until all pupils have called out a number)
2. Group pupils into two groups (define group - verb group on the left as Group 1 ;
adverb group on the right as Group 2)
i. Those who called out 1 go to the left. Those who called out 2 go the right.
Classroom Management: Count 1-10 while gesturing silent sign to get pupils
to segregate silently.
3. Distribute verb word cards to Group1. Distribute adverb word cards to Group2.
4. Call out a pupil from Group 1 to stick thier word card onto the whiteboard.
i. Someone from Group 1, please stick your card here. (gesture to the left
side of the whiteboard)
5. Ask all pupils to read word card aloud with guidance.
6. Get a high proficiency pupils to help act out the meaning of the word and pupils
follow.
7. Repeat steps 4-6 until all word cards from Group 1 are on the whiteboard.
8. Repeat steps 4-6 with Group 2. (stick word cards at the right side of the board.)
Adverbs of Manner
(verb)

(adverb)

9. Asks pupils to return to their respective seats.


i. Children, please go back to your own seat.
Classroom Management: Count 1-10 while gesturing silent sign to get pupils
to segregate silently.
10. Point to each word card on the whiteboard and get pupils to read aloud and act
out the meaning of the word independently.
i. Children, read this and act it out. (gesture word card)
11. Get a pupil at random to match adverb from the right side, to the verb from the
left side of the whiteboard.
i. Please match this card here, to here. (gesture an adverb card to be placed
next to either one of the verb cards)
12. Ask pupils to say the matched phrase aloud and act out the meaning.
i. Read it aloud (gesture to read the phrase)
ii. What does it mean? (gesture to act out meaning of phrase with guidance)
13. Repeat steps 11-12 with the rest of the word cards.
14. Get pupils to play 'Simon Says' in phrases using adverbs of manner.
i.

"Simon says, write neatly."

ii.

"Simon says, eat hungrily."

iii.

"Simon says, dress appropriately."

iv.

"Simon says, run fast."

v.

"Simon says, cut carefully."

Classroom Management: When pupils get too noisy, clap 3 times and gesture
'silent' sign. Pupils need to follow suit (clap 3 times and make 'silent' sign).
Managing errors and mistakes:
a. If pupils read the word/phrase incorrectly/poor pronunciation, correct them and
ask them to repeat before getting the rest to follow.
b. If pupils could not describe and act out the meaning of the word/ phrase, correct
them and ask them to repeat before getting the rest to follow.
Reward and Feedback
a. Praise pupils when they answer your questions correctly, i.e. Good job!, Very
good!, Well done!
b. Get pupils to applause when a classmate completes the task correctly.

cut
dress

carefully
appropriate
ly
ate
hungrily
queue-up
orderly
walk
happily
write
neatly
run
fast
scored
well
talk
quietly
played
noisily