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Adverbs, and Advertising
Adverbs and Advertising:
student will identify adjectives and adverbs and be able to use them correctly
in a Christmas-related creative writing project.
Resources: Teacher: Variety of magazines, paperclips. Students:
paper, pencil, scissors, marker.
Teacher Preparation: Cut out an ad from a magazine that, in large
type, has examples of both adjectives and adverbs.
- Show class sample
ad from magazine.
- Write ad headline
- List the adjectives
and adverbs, circling with chalk.
- Hand out one magazine
and paper clip for every two students.
- Have students work
in pairs to cut out ads from a magazine, underline the adjectives and
adverbs with a marker, then paperclip the ads together.
- Instruct students
to have two column on their paper, one for adjectives and one for adverbs.
- Have students list
10 adjectives and 10 adverbs with modified words in parentheses.
- Check with each
pair of students to determine if the words listed are the correct parts
- Working with their
partner, have students write a 2-3 paragraph about Christmas incorporating
their lists of adjectives and adverbs.
Teacher can use subject other than Christmas.