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year 1- adjectives observed lesson

Discussion in 'Primary' started by lilkt, Mar 4, 2011.

  1. Hi guys,
    My mentor is coming to observe me on Monday for literacy. I'm doing a lesson on adding adjectives to sentences (in year 1). I'm also doing guided writing with a group in the lesson. He has told me he wants to see 'inspirational' teaching...so now i'm panicking. Anyone got any exciting ways to do adjectives?
    Thanks for your continuing help!
     
  2. Hi guys,
    My mentor is coming to observe me on Monday for literacy. I'm doing a lesson on adding adjectives to sentences (in year 1). I'm also doing guided writing with a group in the lesson. He has told me he wants to see 'inspirational' teaching...so now i'm panicking. Anyone got any exciting ways to do adjectives?
    Thanks for your continuing help!
     
  3. comenius

    comenius New commenter

    What unit/theme/ topic are you looking at in literacy? Can you link the lesson into that?
    I've used the thru the keyhole IWB activity to support work on adjectives. Last half term I used the Giant's castle - they looked at the image and listened to castle sound effects to generate word banks - what can you see, hear, feel, taste, smell?, then they had a letter from 'Monsters on the Move' an estate agents for monsters who were trying to sell the Giants castle since Jack had killed the giant who once lived there! They asked the class to help them write interesting sentences to describe the castle that they could use for an advert. They sent several 'boring' sentences eg There is a table, that we improved in the whole class session by adding adjectives, then they went off and wrote their own sentences for the advert using adjectives.
    This half term I'm using the mermaids cave one and we will do something similar, but children will write sentences describing what it's like for a postcard.
    Or you could link it to character profiles maybe?

     
  4. Forget your mentor's adjective, "inspirational" and concentrate on your own: "effective". Teach your lesson how you want to do it; get the job done.
     
  5. inky

    inky Lead commenter

    'He wants to see inspirational teaching'
    Well, bully for him. He sounds like a pill0ck with a bad case of buzzworditis.
    I'm with teejay on this one.

     
  6. Ooo thanks for your ideas guys.
    We're between ideas at the moment. It was planned as a standalone lesson as we've picked up that it's something they need to work on. However we have just been doing mr benn so I might link it to that.
    You've really helped!
    Inky- I hate that word too...grrrrrr!!
     
  7. liverp00l29

    liverp00l29 New commenter

    Hi, Where can i get the monsters on the move resources from, i would like to do this lesson wtih my class.
     

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