Allowing students to discover grammar rules by working together in cooperative learning groups both decreases teacher talk and instills deductive reasoning skills into students. When they can articulate rules into their own words, they own them and will be more like to both remember them and use them correctly.
In this linguistic investigation, students will work together to discover the rules how to change nouns into possessive nouns.
✔ one-page of teacher instructions
✔ 8 pages of cards (52 possessive noun cards, 8 heading cards, one instruction card, one activity label card)
✔ two worksheets
✔ two answer keys
This activity was designed for beginning-level adult ESL students.
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