Lesson Plan

Does the Subject Agree with the Verb?

In this lesson, your students will learn that subject-verb agreement is very important, and without it, readers can get confused. By the end of this lesson, your students will be able to generate sentences that make sense!
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to identify and generate the subjects and verbs in a sentence.


(10 minutes)
Great Grammar: Subject Verb AgreementVerb Agreement
  • Gather your class, and give them a sample sentence, such as: The mice are eating cheese on the floor.
  • Have a group of students act out the sentence.
  • Discuss the noun, or the person, place, or thing that the sentence is about. Potential discussion questions include: How many things are mentioned in the sentence? Is mice plural, or more than one, or singular, or one?