Lesson Plan

Always Use Adverbs

Always use adverbs in simple sentences to make them more descriptive! Use this lesson with your students to teach them about three important jobs of adverbs and how to use them in sentences to make their writing pop.
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Learning Objectives

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


(10 minutes)
  • Ask students if they can give a definition of the word adverb.
  • Accept student answers and explain that they will discover the definition of an adverb as you read aloud a book.
  • Read aloud Dearly, Nearly, Insincerely: What is an Adverb? by Brian P. Cleary.
  • Engage students by stopping periodically to ask comprehension questions and discuss words.
  • Define adverb as a word that describes a verb or an adjective.
  • Ask the essential question for today's lesson: What are the jobs of the three main types of adverbs?