Now that I am retired, I have the opportunity to volunteer and work with other teachers and also work with small groups of children. This work inspired the following product. I created it for a teacher who wanted to help her students learn more about parts of speech and descriptive language.
Children love to make silly sentences. These sentences use words that they identify with a favorite celebration - Halloween.
There are 24 different cards for each part of speech. The pumpkin cards are the adjectives and the spider webs are the verbs. Step one is to match up the words with the numbers . If you put a pumpkin above the adjective column and a web above the verb column, it will make it easier for the children to place them in the correct place. After practicing this for a few times, the symbols won't be necessary any longer.
If you enjoy working with silly sentences, I have also created a more generic set of cards that uses animals for nouns and emotions for the adjectives. The verbs are action words that children will use and be familiar with. Click here if you would like to check it out.
About Me Charlene Sequeira
I am a wife, mother of 4, grandmother or 8, and a retired primary and music teacher. I love working with kids and continue to volunteer at school and teach ukulele.
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