Thematic Units - Nouns, Verbs & Adjectives

Nouns, Verbs & Adjectives

You will find various Lesson Plans on the top portion of this page.
Further down, you will find Web Sites.
At the bottom of the page, you will find Books that you can order directly from Amazon.com!


Lesson Plans & Activities

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The Teacher's Corner Resources Newspaper Nouns Grades 4+
A fun group activity for older students.
Submitted by: Janet Olson solsun@email-removed, a seventh grade English and reading teacher at Tipton-Rosemark Academy in Millington, Tennessee. This tip was published in the NEA's Weekly Works4Me list.

Adjectives Grades Intermediate & Up
By the end of this lesson the student will be able to define and give examples of the following terms: adjective, noun, pronoun, articles and modify.

Colorful Parts of Speech Grades Elementary
An activity to give your students practice in identifying parts of speech and noticing the positioning of words in a sentence.

Coloring Language w/ adverbs and Adjectives Grades Elementary
The students will be able to use adverbs and adjectives to add meaning, mood, and color to a paragraph.

Delicious Descriptive Adjectives Grade Elementary
Your mission for this project is to make different foods sound as delectable and as
scrumptious as possible. Are you up for the challenge? Are your mouths ready to water and stomachs ready to grumble?

Grammar War Grades Various
This is a competition which can enliven any grammar unit. I did it with a subject/verb agreement unit, but you can probably use this format for anything. Days, times, activities are all flexible. Be creative!

Music Adjectives Grade 3
The students will broaden their knowledge about adjectives through using them to describe both objects and music.

Using the Senses to Write Descriptively Grades 3-8
Students learn how descriptions that make use of their five senses can improve their writing.

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Web Sites

Buzzword Sponge Activity
You receive the Buzzword of the day. This can be a great beginning of the day activity.

Crazy Mad Libs
Just like paper...but online!

Houghton Mifflin's Grammar and Writing Site Grades K-5
This site, designed by Houghton Mifflin, will help students with their grammar and writing.

Grammar Bytes
An interactive review of grammar. A great resource for students and teachers.

Grammar Gorillas
Our friends, the Grammar Gorillas, need help identifying parts of speech. If you click on the right word in the sentence, our friends get a banana. And you know, a gorilla with a banana is a gorilla with appeal.

Grammar Quizzes
Created at various levels and for different grammar areas.

Kid Crosswords
Students are able to print and complete a variety of Crossword puzzles.

The Parts of Speech
A resourceful page for students, parents, and teachers.

The Parts of Speech
Another great online resource for anyone.

Parts of Speech Flashcards
This is a great interactive site for higher level students.

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Books

25 Great Grammar Poems with Activities (Grades 3-6)
by Bobbi Katz

Caught'Ya !: Grammar With a Giggle
by Jane Bell Kiester

Caught'Ya Again!: More Grammar With a Giggle
by Jane Bell Kiester

Comic-Strip Grammar (Grades 4-8)
by Dan Greenberg

English Grammar Through Guided Writing: Parts Of Speech [PHOTOCOPY]
by Lorraine McClelland

Fun With Grammar
by Laura Sunley

Grammar Works! (Grades 4-8)
by Jim Halverson

Great Grammar Lessons That Work (Grades 3-6)
by Lee Karnowski

Hot Fudge Monday: Tasty Ways to Teach Parts of Speech to Students Who Have a Hard Time Swallowing Anything to Do With Grammar
by Randy Larson

How to Use Parts of Speech, Grades 1-3
by J. L. Smith

How to Use Parts of Speech, Grades 6-8
by Toni Rouse

Parts of Speech (Classroom Helpers)
by Sara Freeman

Parts of Speech: Grades 3 & 4 (Practice Makes Perfect)
by Sarah Kartchner Clark

Parts of Speech: Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives: Grades 2-3 (Practice Makes Perfect)
by Sarah Kartchner Clark

Noun Hounds and Other Great Grammar Games (Grades 3-6)
by Lorraine Hopping Egan

Writing Skills Made Fun: Parts of Speech (Writing Skills Made Fun)
by Karen Kellaher

Brian P. Cleary's Collection:
A Mink, a Fink, a Skating Rink: What Is a Noun?

Dearly, Nearly, Insincerely: What Is an Adverb?

Hairy, Scary, Ordinary: What Is an Adjective?

To Root to Toot to Parachute

Under, Over, by the Clover

Your Foot's on My Feet!: And Other Tricky Nouns

Ruth Heller's Great Collection:
A Cache of Jewels and Other Collective Nouns (World of Language)

Behind the Mask

Fantastic! Wow! and Unreal!

Kites Sail High: A Book About Verbs

Many Luscious Lollipops: A Book About Adjectives

Merry-Go-Round: A Book About Nouns

Mine, All Mine: A Book About Pronouns

Up, Up and Away: A Book About Adverbs

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