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 LESSON PLAN FOR PARTS OF SPEECH:  NOUNS

LEVEL 2

OBJECTIVE:  While most students know that a noun is the name of a person, place or thing, many students have difficulty identifying when a noun functions as a noun and when a noun functions as an adjectives (words that describe) and are called  noun-adjectives.  We will learn how to identify a noun as a noun and when a noun functions as a noun-adjective by using pic-lits.

MODEL SENTENCE:  A rolling stone gathers no moss.

  A rolling stone (noun) gathers no moss (noun).

                         You can’t make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear.

 You can’t make a silk (noun / adjective) purse (noun) out of a sow’s

 (noun / adjective) ear (noun).

INCORRECT AND CORRECT:  

Incorrect:  The bull (noun) horn (noun) gored the careless matador (noun).

Correct:   The bull (noun / adjective) horn (noun) gored the careless matador (noun).

MODEL PICLIT:

 

VIDEO OF HOW TO USE PICLITS:

GUIDED PRACTICE WRITING PROMPT:  

  1.  Go to piclits.com
  2. Sign in with your e-mail and password
  3. Select a picture from the gallery of pictures
  4. In “Freestyle” mode, write a sentence with three nouns and identify them by placing (noun) after the word.  If there are any noun / adjectives, identify them by placing (noun) after the word.