This lesson is designed to build on knowledge that students should already have about adjectives, adverbs, and prepositional phrases plus adding in appositives and appositive phrases. The lesson can be taught by you or a substitute in one to two class periods. However, I planned it to be taught as five mini-lessons, one for every day of the week. This allows students to absorb the concept and use it in several ways over a longer time period. In this way, the knowledge should stay with them. I intended these activities to be used first thing in class every day as a bell-ringer activity.
All the pieces are in place in these bell ringers to show students how to recognice adjective, adverb, and appositive phrases. Using these correctly can add so much richness to student writing. So, no matter what the age of your students, they can benefit from this lesson.
o Common Core aligned: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.7.1a Explain the function of phrases and clauses in general and their function in specific sentences. Note: This lesson does not contain clauses. Look in my store for "Adjective, Adverb, and Noun Clauses" which is a companion to this lesson.
This lesson contains:
• All teacher instructions
• Study worksheet on “What is a Phrase” with KEY
• Study worksheet titled “What is an Adjective Phrase” with KEY
• Study worksheet titled “What is an Adverb Phrase” with KEY
• Study worksheet titled “What is an Appositive Phase” with KEY
• Worksheet titled “Definitions and Uses of Adjective, Adverb, and Appositive Phrases” with KEY
• Worksheet on “Recognizing and Using Adjective, Adverb, and Appositive Phrases” with a partial KEY
• “Quiz over Adjective, Adverb, and Appositive Phrases” with KEY
Have fun with this straightforward way to learn what are adjective, adverb, and appositive phrases!
This lesson is also in a Bundle. Find it in my store under Trimester Two.