Halloween: Students choose an adjective and make a jack-o-lantern (or pumpkin) based on their word. A great way to integrate art, language, and the season. Kick it up and have them write a short story about their pumpkin.
Acrostic Poems - Parents choose an adjective for each letter of their child's name. Stuff the cloud/rainbow and hang it from ceiling. I love this idea for Meet The Teacher Night, or Parent Teacher Conferences.
For all the writers out there it can be difficult finding the perfect emotion for your character, whether your character is sad, angry, or surprised those words can seem to get a bit boring. so i introduce the Writer's Wheel of emotion. Enjoy - J.
40 pages for adjective practise. Suggestions for use:- • As a whole class activity – students have a card each and think of an adjective to describe the object. • For writing sentences – students choose a card and complete the sentence using an adjective • Match the picture card to the ‘best fit’ adjective • Colour the pictures and write 4 adjectives to describe it. • Write sentences using adjectives to describe each photograph. Underline the adjectives. • As a literacy center, group or…