Grade: 7
Subject: LA
Mixing up good sentences
What makes a good sentence?
Verbs-are action words or express state of being
Nouns-person, place, thing, or idea. There are common and proper nouns
Common noun-a regular person, place, thing, quality, or idea
Proper Noun is a specific noun that is capitalized
Pronoun-takes the place of a noun
Adjectives-describe nouns and answer a variety of questions-see tip sheet
Articles- “A” “an” and “the” are a special kind of adjective
Subject-is made up of the noun or pronoun
The predicate-contains the verb and verb phrase

Expected Outcome Of This Lesson Plan-
1.To know that every sentence needs a subject and a predicate
2.To know that the word that tells what is being done is the verb
3.To know that the who or what in a sentence is the noun
4. To work effectively in a small group setting
4. To know that describing words are adjectives
5. To recall all 8 parts of speech
6. To correctly identify proper nouns, common nouns, adjectives, and action and state of being verbs.
Teacher Objectives-
1.TSW correctly identify various parts of speech proper nouns, common nouns, adjectives, helping verbs, action verbs, and state of being verbs on product labels.
2. TSW work effectively in a small group setting.
large mixing bowl
large spoon
5 bags of chocolate chips
5 bags of marshmallows
5 bags of popcorn
5 bags of pretzels
3 boxes of cheeze-its
3 containers of rasians
5 bags of Doritos
Document camera
Grammar Reference sheets
Teaching Methods-

1. Lesson Introduction-

1.Give the students a few minutes and have them list all the 8 parts of speech on a sheet of paper independently
2.Have them turn to a neighbor and quietly compare their lists,
3.Call on pairs to share their list
4. Ask them what 2 ingredients do they need to have to make a complete sentence. Subject and predicate
5. What part of speech do you find in the subject? Nouns and pronouns
6. what part of speech do you find in the predicate? The verb and verb phrase
7. Today we will be mixing up some good sentences, but I will need your help to do this.

2. Lesson Progression-

1.What type of common nouns do I have for ingredients?
List them on a chart with the heading common nouns

Chocolate chips
2. Explain to them that we are going to look closely at differnt products to identify the different parts of speech that are used on packages
3. Put the granola box under the document camera and Identify the proper nouns

3. Guided Practice-

1.Have the class help find adjectives, nouns, adverbs and verbs on the product label and put them under the correct heading
2.See key

4. Student Practice-

1.Give each group a product and a piece of paper. Have them use the chart to record their findings as they search for the parts of speech listed
2. Share answers
3. Why are there so many adjectives on the labels?
4. Pass out the bags for marshmallows and chocolate chips. Have the students search for verbs. Where would a good place for verbs to be located? They will find verbs in the directions and in the recipes. The chocolate chips also have a section about the origins of the company.
Have students list them.
See key

5. Learner Accommodations-

1.Small Teacher selected groups
2. Reference sheets

6. Assessment-

1.Monitor groups
2.Report back answers from groups

7. Lesson Closure-

1.Mix up and eat the trail mix
Measuring Student Progress-
1. Review homework assignment

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