- To use adjectives correctly
National curriculum links
Pupils should be taught to:
- Present ideas and information orally to a range of audiences
- Speak in sentences, using familiar vocabulary, phrases and basic language structures
- Develop accurate pronunciation and intonation so that others understand when they are reading aloud or using familiar words and phrases
- Remember, retain and recall words, phrases and sentences (O5.4)
- Focus on correct pronunciation and intonation (O5.1)
- Apply knowledge of rules when building sentences (KAL)
Before the lesson
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Teacher knowledge - language points
During the week
- Volunteers add any new vocabulary to a shared class word bank.
- Display a well-known character from a children’s storybook and ask them to choose adjectives to describe their appearance ( for example, ‘The Gruffalo’). This would tie in well with Book Week
- For a real challenge – use the running dictation format, but instead of a text, children have to describe a picture of a monster. You could do this in pairs, or have confident volunteers come to the front to describe to the whole class.