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686 resources with the keyterm adjectives

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Characterization Worksheet

For Students 7th - 12th
Use any story with this characterization worksheet! On the first page is a graphic organizer that encourages the reader to look for examples of direct characterization. On page two, read about direct and indirect characterizations,...
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Comma Practice Worksheet

For Students 6th - 9th
Start by introducing your class to basic comma rules, and then give them this practice sheet. First, learners add commas where necessary, and then they write down which comma rule (or rules) used in each sentence. Great practice!
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English Grammar: Part of Speech

For Teachers 6th - 8th
An uncountable noun? (Water) The Royal Order of Adjectives? (possession, quantity, quality, size, age, shape, colour, origin, material). Although this presentation on the English parts of speech is designed for language learners, the...
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Building Sentences

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Whether working with pupils in their primary language or language learners, the exercises included in this resource will encourage your pupils to build more complex sentences. Using color-coded cards of nouns, adjectives, verbs, and...
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Poetry Workshop: Fixed Form Poems

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Encourage the poetic genius in your young creative writers with a poetry workshop. Fix form poems (cinquains acrostic poems, octopoems, hello/goodbye poems) provide a framework and encourage vocabulary development as well as an awareness...
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Worksheet 1: Review: Kinds of Words

For Teachers 3rd - Higher Ed
By using this activity, learners identify nouns, verbs, adjectives, articles and prepositions. Budding grammarians fill in a 24-question chart in which they use the sentences given to categorize the words. 
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Reading and Writing about the Solar System

For Teachers K - 2nd
A superb interdisciplinary approach highlights this lesson which incorporates space science knowledge and narrative skills. After reading The Magic School Bus, two excellent poems, and watching a video, all about our solar system, young...
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Understanding the Poem

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Practice literary analysis with your poetry pupils using the mysterious narrative poem "The Listeners." They examine the archaic language and answer 12 comprehension and analysis prompts. Foster creativity with these referential...
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Writing Review

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
This presentation provides a series of activities that can be used as morning warm ups throughout the week, or as a writing review. Learners put words in ABC order, learn about alliteration, correct punctuation in a series of sentences,...
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The Daily Scoop

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Pupils report classroom news. First, they write complete sentences using adjectives and adverbs to describe events. Next, they take turns presenting interesting news to the class using appropriate volume and clarity. As an extension,...
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The Power of Television Debate

For Students 8th - 10th
After reading a seven-paragraph selection titled, "The Power of Television Debate," the class completes six comprehension tasks. They answer questions, use new vocabulary and adjectives in sentences, and engage in a debate with a peer. 
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Adjectives-Nouns #3

For Students 6th - 9th
Hola Marta! Start by reading the short letter to Marta. Then, using the adjectives and nouns in parentheses, complete the 10 blank spaces in the paragraph. Make sure the adjectives match their nouns! Consider using this short activity as...
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"I Spy": Using Adjectives and Descriptive Phrases

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars define adjectives and use adjectives and descriptive phrases to write a descriptive paragraph. They write a description of a sensory item, and read and discuss a five senses chart. Students then complete a chart using...
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Tú eres el Líder

For Students 10th - 12th
Start by having your class list words (specifically names, verbs, and adjectives) that would be necessary to know if you worked for the government. Then, using their lists, they create a story and/or write a speech that uses this...
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Sentence Modeling

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Young writers try their hand at writing descriptive sentences. Learners look at four photographs that are accompanied by sentence frames. Their job is to fill in the frame with appropriate and descriptive words based on the photograph. A...
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Excessive Nominalizations

For Students 7th - 9th
Eliminate unnecessary nominalizations from your middle schoolers' writing! After reviewing a reference page for the -tion ending (and when it can be excessive in writing), students rewrite eight sentences to change nominalizations to a...
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Elije un Amigo Para Siempre

For Teachers 4th - 7th
A big dog needs a big yard to run around and play in. Where would a guinea pig be happy? Distribute this worksheet for your beginning Spanish speakers to complete. They read five piece of information, and then they describe which person...
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Adjectives-Nouns #4

For Students 8th - 9th
Review adjectives and nouns! You could use this simple exercise with learners who know basic Spanish and want to brush up on their adjective and noun use. First, they read the short paragraph. Then, they use the words in parentheses to...
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Character Impressions

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Whether you are planning a unit on F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, or simply want to improve your pupils' descriptive writing, this lesson could be a good addition to your class. Using the Six-Trait Writing process, pupils use...
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Adjectives and Nouns

For Students 7th - 9th
Give your class this bell-ringer to review adjectives and nouns when describing people and places. The short paragraph contains 10 blanks, and your learners have to make sure the adjective they use to complete the sentence agrees with...
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Describe and Compare: Teacher Edition

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Note: This is the teacher's guide to Pimsleur's French lesson called "Describe & Compare." The guide discusses the lesson's purpose, objectives, and designed learning outcomes. It presents information on each of the activities the...
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Description Quiz

For Students 8th - 9th
Several things are missing in each picture, can you identify the missing objects? There are two descriptions here: one for a landscape, and the other shows a classroom setting. After reading the descriptions of each (in French), your...
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Vículo Entre La Escuela y el Holgar: Adjetivos

For Students 2nd - 5th
Your native Spanish speakers are learning how to improve their writing by adding descriptive words and adjectives. With a family member or guardian, they identify words to describe certain items, such as an apple. Then, after they...
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What's in a Sentence? Getting to Know the Parts of Speech

For Students 6th - 9th
What a kick! After examining the definitions and looking at examples of the different parts of speech, partners work together on a retelling of a famous nursery rhyme. For each sentence, they must select a word that matches the part of...