Students will be able to express what is happening right now using the present progressive tense with –are verbs.
Standards: Communication, Comparisons
L1: Demonstrate command of conventions and grammar when writing and speaking.
L2: Demonstrate command of conventions of capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
L5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative expression, word relationships, and nuances in language.
Materials Used: anticipatory set, guided notes, guided and independent practice, answer keys
Estimated Time: 55 minutes
1. Students are introduced to expressing what is happening now using the present progressive tense with –are verbs.
2. Students reinforce learning with writing activities.