This activity will challenge students to use adverbs appropriately when writing sentences. Students will also need to be careful to make nouns and verbs agree, which will require them to apply spelling and language skills. Please download the preview for a closer look at the pages.
Word list for students
2 versions of a "Parts of Speech Helper" reference sheet (one with Thanksgiving graphics and one with no graphics)
Common Core State Standards Addressed:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.3.1a Explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in general and their functions in particular sentences.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.3.1f Ensure subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent agreement.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.3.1i Produce simple, compound, and complex sentences.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.3.2e Use conventional spelling for high-frequency and other studied words and for adding suffixes to base words (e.g., sitting, smiled, cries, happiness).
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.3.2f Use spelling patterns and generalizations (e.g., word families, position-based spellings, syllable patterns, ending rules, meaningful word parts) in writing words.