G RAMMA R FOR EV ERY ONE
a. Cliff went to hospital. b. I shall go to see him. c. Take him some magazines. d. He would like some Smarties. e. The doctor thinks he has a broken leg. 3. A useful resource that can be used again and again is a pack of cards, a little smaller than playing cards, each with the name of a part of speech written clearly on the face. All cards must be the same colour, but different colours can be used for the written parts of speech.
The following proportions are suggested but may be adjusted to suit: Noun –
Verb – Conjunction – Total –
10 4 62 cards
The cards are well shuffled and placed face down in the centre of the group. Each student in turn takes one card from the top and then gives an example word corresponding to the part of speech named on the card. In the case that there is more than one possibility, as in the word ‘book’, the student must qualify it. If correct, the student keeps the card, as with a trick, but if incorrect the card is placed back under the pile. Then when the cards have all been used, count the score.
Students have pencil and paper or exercise book beside them. Each in turn takes one card; then each in turn a second, then a third.
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