This is a simple starter activity that will help your students see how some words can function as both nouns and verbs. The activity is designed to be carried out in pairs around the class. One student be the noun and the other will be the verb. Each will need the same word list (which you can download and print below) or you can just use the word list on the screen.
The noun person in each pair will need to write a sentence featuring each word being used as a noun, and the verb person in each group will have to do the same for each word being used as a verb. For added excitement, you can use a timer, either for each word – to encourage speedy work on each word – or for the whole word list.
Once you’ve done this with Word list 1, swap over roles and do the same with Word list 2.
Word list 1:
Word list 2:
This is a full preview of this page. You can view a couple of pages a day like this without registering. But if you wish to use it in your classroom, please register your details on Englicious (for free) and then log in!