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Teaching Pronouns Using a Chair

Teaching Pronouns Using a Chair

Heidi Jo Gallagher | Wichita Collegiate School | Wichita, Kansas In this activity, the teacher uses a chair(s) to teach the pronouns he, she, they. Students learn that pronouns replace proper...
Read Aloud: Acting Out Verbs

Read Aloud: Acting Out Verbs

Heidi Jo Gallagher | Wichita Collegiate School | Wichita, Kansas During story time, the students actively participate in learning action verbs. This helps the students remember the meaning of the word through a physical...
Using a Guessing Game to Teach Verbs

Using a Guessing Game to Teach Verbs

Heidi Jo Gallagher | Wichita Collegiate School | Wichita, Kansas In this lesson, students play charades to practice acting out verbs. Students draw a picture card and perform the action for the rest of the class. As part of the game, the students also use the verb in...
Parts of Speech: Introducing Verbs

Parts of Speech: Introducing Verbs

Amanda Leger | Wichita Collegiate School | Wichita, Kansas In this activity, students are introduced to the concept of verbs as action words. The teacher uses picture cards and has the students act out the word on the...
Parts of Speech: Introducing Nouns

Parts of Speech: Introducing Nouns

Amanda Leger | Wichita Collegiate School | Wichita, Kansas In this grammar lesson, the teacher introduces nouns using hand gestures and picture cards. The cards are then graphed to reinforce the categories and concept of nouns as people, animals, places, and...
Practicing Adjectives Using the “I Spy” Game

Practicing Adjectives Using the “I Spy” Game

Amanda Leger | Wichita Collegiate School | Wichita, Kansas The class practices using adjectives while playing the “I Spy” game. Students use adjectives related to an item’s color, shape, size, and kind to give clues during the...
Teaching Adjectives Using Wrapped Objects

Teaching Adjectives Using Wrapped Objects

Heidi Jo Gallagher | Wichita Collegiate School | Wichita, Kansas In this activity, students unwrap packages and use adjectives to describe the contents. The teacher encourages students to look closely at the object and use multiple, descriptive adjectives. Then, the...
Parts of Speech: Making Sentences

Parts of Speech: Making Sentences

Amanda Leger | Wichita Collegiate School | Wichita, Kansas This lesson focuses on teaching students to build simple sentences. Students use flashcards with nouns, adjectives, and verbs to create a silly sentence and practice proper word...