Collective Noun Teacher Resources
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Young readers state the definition of an adjective and use adjectives in their writing as well as when they are verbally describing objects.
Youngsters read the book, Many Luscious Lollipops and identify the descriptive words used throughout the text. In class discussions they practice describing the pictures they see in the text before they pick an object of their own to describe by using adjectives. Finally their classmates will have to guess the object they are describing. This would make an excellent introductory lesson plan for a descriptive writing unit.
Students complete a 33 page module about being concerned about others. In this caring about others lesson module, students read about how to care about others, read selections, complete word work and a worksheet.
Students explore the Choctaw Native American tribe. In this cross curriculum literacy and U.S. history lesson, students locate where the Choctaw Indians lived on a United States map. Students listen to When Turtle Grew Feathers and respond to comprehension questions. Students write a revised version of the story, complete common animal similes, and create a related board game.
In this identifying nouns in sentences worksheet, students read sentences and write all the nouns in each sentence. Students write 35 answers.
Perfect for a middle school classroom, this two-page reference guide introduces subject-verb agreement and gives 10 specific explanations and examples. Then, independently, attempt the 15 sentences that follow. Learners must select the correct verbs to complete each sentence, paying attention to the subject.
Should we have an anything goes attitude about indefinite pronouns?
Students discover facts about geckos. In this gecko lesson plan, students gain knowledge about where geckos live, what they eat, their size and how they camouflage themselves. Students sing a sing songs about geckos and color gecko worksheets.
Reinforce pronoun-antecedent agreement by going through this presentation. Thirty-eight slides give examples of common mistakes when choosing pronouns and how to fix these mistakes. Nouns and pronouns are highlighted making them easy to discern and check the agreement. Rules and tips for remembering which pronoun to select are given in the last few slides along with some practice. Take a day to go over this aspect of grammar with your class.
Students complete a variety of activities (using the Washington Post Newspaper) that reinforce concepts involved in sports writing.
When should you use a singular antecedent to agree with a collective pronoun? Give this review sheet to your class to clear up this common grammar mistake. Twenty questions challenge young readers to identify the correct pronoun using context clues.
Students develop family genealogy charts in search of noticeable genetic relationships between relatives. They research their family and write a reflection on the genetic relationships between individuals on the chart.
In this subject verb agreement worksheet, students read information about subject-verb agreement and then identify the correct verb in a sentence, practice using delayed subjects, and underline the verb that agrees with the subject in compound sentences. Students also correct errors in three paragraphs and answer a total of seventy five fill in the blank, short answer, and multiple choice questions.
In this language and vocabulary instructional activity, students fill in the missing letters in 20 words, using the meaning in the brackets. All words are adjectives that end with "-ful". Students then complete 40 varied exercises that include: verbs, word meanings, homophones, abbreviations, synonyms and adjectives.
Nine lessons in a grammar and usage unit provide endless opportunities for drill and practice. Topics include the four types of sentences, subject and predicates, nouns, verbs, adjectives, pronouns, adverbs and prepositions, conjunctions and interjections, as well as capitalization and punctuation. The scripted unit includes a culminating activity, handouts, worksheets, a bibliography, and an assessment.
Learners expand their knowledge of the definition of a proper noun. They also realize that capital letters are used at the beginning of proper nouns. They are explained what a proper noun is: proper nouns put names to faces; They're used for people, pets and for places. If students are writing about Ben the red setter, the name of the dog starts with a capital letter. Learners are asked to add capital letters to the proper nouns in the story.
In this collective nouns worksheet, students read the sentences and identify the collective nouns. Students underline the collective nouns in the 15 sentences.
In this collective nouns learning exercise, students read the sentences and identify the collective noun. Students underline the collective nouns in the 15 sentences.
In this noun review activity, students respond to 25 questions that require them to classify nouns as concrete, abstract, collective, singular, or plural.
Students examine the definition of a proper noun. They practice using capital letters at the beginning of proper nouns. Students proofread and edit a news story about the tennis tournament, Wimbledon. They create their own fantasy Wimbledon Tournament.