Lesson Plan

Adverb Pinwheels

This adverb lesson gives your students the opportunity to learn about how adverbs add description and makes our writing stronger. Your students will explore adverbs that show how, where, and when to improve sentences.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to identify adverbs and use them in sentences.


(5 minutes)
  • Show students a picture of a pinwheel.
  • Ask students to name the device and its purpose.
  • Explain to students that a pinwheel originated as a simple children's toy that provided hours of entertainment, but it is now often used as a lawn decoration during the spring and summer months.
  • Tell students that today they will be creating a special pinwheel related to identifying adverbs and using them in sentences.