WRITING AND GRAMMAR
SKILLS TRACKER Introduce
pp. 75, 91
STUDENT LEARNING OBJECTIVES • Use adjectives correctly in speaking and writing. • Use adjectives to complete sentence frames.
I Do It Review with children that an adjective is a word that describes, or tells about, something. Display this sentence and read it with children: The moon is big and white . Have children name the noun and the adjectives that describe it. Explain that the author could have chosen other adjectives to tell about the moon. Ask children to say a complete sentence using other adjectives. We Do It Display the the sentence frame and words below. Read aloud the sentence frame and group of adjectives. Have children offer oral sentences using one or more adjectives in the group.
adjective: a word that describes, or tells about, something
The ______, ________ moon shone in the sky. big small round tiny
ELL SUPPORT: Differentiate Instruction
Remind children that adjectives generally come before the noun they are describing. Have children practice adding using adjectives to tell the color of various classroom objects. BEGINNING /INTERMEDIATE
BLACKLINE MASTER 104
Adjectives for Size
You Do It Distribute Blackline Master 00 . Read the directions and complete the first item with children. Then have them complete the page. Have children look at their own writing. Tell them to check that the adjectives they have used are the best choices and say what they wa
Some adjectives describe something by telling about its size.
a big dog
a little fish
Circle the adjective that describes what the picture shows. Write the adjective.
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Blackline Master 104
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