Adverb placement

In this activity, students explore the possibility of placing adverbs in various places within a sentence.

Goals

Lesson Plan

The teacher explains that today, we will be building sentences with adverbs.

In the Activity in the right menu, each slides presents a set of words that should be arranged into a sentence. Most of the words in each slide are blue, but one is red. The red word is different - it can be placed in more than one position, still allowing for a complete sentence. The red word is an adverb. Students at KS1 are required to know the term adverb.

Ask the students to arrange the words into a complete sentence, and then to try moving the red word (the adverb) to create other possible sentences. Possibilities for the first slide include:

Ask students the following questions:

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Adverb placement: Activity

she
combed
quickly
her
hair

we
will
soon
have
dinner

she
opened
gently
the
door

I
said
politely
goodbye

she
fell
immediately
asleep

they
looked
closely
at
Katherine

the
work
finally
was
over

they
were
obviously
bored

they
gave
sometimes
him
a
penny

they
had
already
left

they
became
easily
friends

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