1. As students enter class, they are to complete the a part of speech diagnostic quiz just to assess their current knowledge of the parts of speech. See attached for a sample link: http://www.warrenhills.org/cms/lib/NJ01001092/Centricity/ModuleInstance/1332/The_8_Parts_of_Speech_Diagnostic_Assessment.pdf
2. After approximately ten minutes, teacher will review the answers of the diagnostic. Students will submit graded diagnostic. (As a suggestion, a daily participation grade should be given.)
3. Teacher will distribute a part of speech handout that provides a working definition for each part of speech. (See attached link www.englishclub.com/grammar/parts-of-speech_1.htm)
As the students review the handout, the teacher will show an interactive lesson on the parts of speech. Sample site: http://interactivesites.weebly.com/parts-of-speech.html
4. Students will be divided into eight groups (no more than 4 students per group). Each group will be assigned a part of speech. To complete the assignment the following materials will be needed:
- Any resource with the parts of speech listed
- Large Post-It Note or butcher paper
- Access to a computer with Microsoft Office
5. In their groups, students will do the following:
- Define their part of speech
- Provide examples of their part of speech
- Create a mini-lesson on their part of speech
- Create a quiz as review of their part of speech
5. As an exit slip, students will submit ONE possible quiz question.
1. As a bellringer, teacher will have at least three sentences on the board and ask students to idenfity each words part of speech.
a. Michael Jordan is my favorite basketball player of all times.
b. He is intelligent and athletic.
c. Wow! Did you see him dunk?
2. After approximately ten minutes, students will exchange papers as the teacher quickly calls out the correct answers.
3. Students will then disperse back into their groups to complete their group assignment. (The teacher will walk around and offer assistance when needed.) At this time, students should be putting the final touches on the large Post-It Note. As a reminder review yesterdays guidelines for what should be on the large paper.
4. After approximately 20 minutes, the students will designate one member of the group to type their quiz.
5. For the remaining time, the students will work on preparing their presentations for tomorrow.
1. There will be no bellringer today. Students will return to their groups to prepare for their presentations.
2. Students will be provided with a rubric that shows how their grade will be determined. http://www.rcampus.com/rubricshowc.cfm?code=B3WA45&sp=true
3. The guidelines for the presentation should be posted for everyone to see.
a. Presentation should be no longer than five minutes.
b. Each member of the group should speak.
c. Post-it should be legible and organized neatly.
4. Exit slip: Name the group that you feel presented the best lesson.
1. As students enter the class, the bellringer on the board for them to complete will state "Do you have any part of speech questions?"
2. After a brief discussion of their responses, the teacher will direct the students to create a study guide for a part of speech assessment.
3. Students will have to know the following:
a. Basic part of speech definitions
b. Create a sentence using a specific part of speech.
c. Identify the parts of speech within a text.
4. Exit slip will simply ask the students to state what they've learned from this lesson.
1. As students enter into class, they will take their seats and prepare for the test.
2. Teacher can either use the quiz questions from the groups or create a part of speech test. Sample test: http://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/story.php?title=8-parts-speech-test-practice