This interesting and engaging lesson enables students to understand the key functions and purposes of auxiliary and modal verbs. Furthermore, students learn how to use auxiliary and modal verbs accurately, and apply these to their own writing.
Students follow a clear and logical learning journey, in which they:
-Define and identify the key functions and purposes of auxiliary and modal verbs;
-Understand why these verbs are needed in sentences, and how they can alter sentence form and meaning;
-Identify each of the different types of auxiliary and modal verbs, including how they are affected by tense and context;
-Read and analyse the use of modal verbs in an example text, determining how the use of these verbs affects meaning;
-Apply their understanding of modal/ auxiliary verbs to their own writing attempts;
-Peer/self-assess their learning attempts.
All resources are provided in both office (Word and PowerPoint) to allow for easy editing, and PDF, in case formatting differs on your computer. Resources are eye-catching and purposeful, including:
-Visually engaging whole-lesson PowerPoint;
-An interesting, imaginative, and well-presented worksheet (in Word and PDF);
- A useful helpsheet (also in Word and PDF);
-Step-by-step lesson plan.
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