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Nouns Mix-up

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Shelley W. Patterson


Stephens Elementary School

Alex City Schools


A young girl, Molly, is feeling very stressed by the demands placed upon her during language arts class. She just doesn't understand nouns. Then, her teacher leaves the room unexpectedly and the young girl discovers that she can learn with the help of her peers. In the end, young Molly finds out that learning is fun!

Length: 03:50

Aligned to the following ALEX lesson plan:

Picturing Parts of Speech

Content Areas: English/Language Arts

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

ELA2015 (3)
37. Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. [L.3.1]
a. Explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in general and their functions in particular sentences. [L.3.1a]
b. Form and use regular and irregular plural nouns. [L.3.1b]
c. Use abstract nouns (e.g., childhood). [L.3.1c]
d. Form and use regular and irregular verbs. [L.3.1d]
e. Form and use the simple (e.g., I walked; I walk; I will walk) verb tenses. [L.3.1e]
f. Ensure subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent agreement.* [L.3.1f]
g. Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to be modified. [L.3.1g]
h. Use coordinating and subordinating conjunctions. [L.3.1h]
i. Produce simple, compound, and complex sentences. [L.3.1i]

National/Other Standards:



1.  Students adjust their use of spoken, written, and visual language (e.g., conventions, style, vocabulary) to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences and for different purposes.

8. Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases, computer networks, video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
11. Students participate as knowledgeable, reflective, creative, and critical members of a variety of literacy communities.
12. Students use spoken, written, and visual language to accomplish their own purposes (e.g., for learning, enjoyment, persuasion, and the exchange of information).




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