Class: Basic 2
Term: 3rd Term
Topic: Introducing adjective and adverbs
Behavioural objectives: At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to;
Instructional material/Reference material: 1. Course book
Building Background/ Connection to prior knowledge: The pupils are familiar with the topic(s).
Presents Adjectives and Adverbs.
Adjectives are words that describe a noun. They can tell you about a noun and how many there are.
Complete the sentences with the best adjectives.
1 Bode has ___________ sisters. (Four, blue)
2 Funmi painted a ___________ picture. (foolish, beautiful)
3 The food is ___________. (tasty, angry)
4 Her wedding dress is ___________. (easy, white)
5 They planted ___________ trees along the road. (tall, wicked)
6 The woman bought some ___________ oranges. (tall, juicy)
7 The baby has ___________ cheeks. (thin, chubby)
8 They just moved into a ___________ house. (big, late)
9 The man bought a ___________ car. (flat, red)
10 The book fell to the floor with a ___________ bang. (loud, quiet)
An adverb tells us more about an action verb. It describes how, where, when and how often an action happens. Look at the following sentence:
The headmistress listened to the boy patiently.
The adverb ‘patiently’ describes how the headmistress listened to the boy.
An adverb can describe where an action happens.
Example: I am going downstairs.
Where am I going? Downstairs.
An adverb can describe when an action happens.
Example: Tim did his homework yesterday.
When did Tim do his homework? Yesterday.
An adverb can describe how often an action happens.
Example: The children visit their grandparents regularly.
How often do the children visit their grandparents? Regularly.
1 The pregnant woman walked slowly towards the doctor.
2 The woman entered the room carefully.
3 He accidentally locked himself out of the house.
4 The big dog growled loudly
Pupils to identify adjectives and adverbs in sentences
Summary: Teacher goes over the topic once again to enhance better understanding.
Wrap-up [conclusion]: Teacher corrects and marks pupils’ notes.
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