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All About Nouns

All About Nouns
All About Nouns

ThirdGrade

Reading,Writing

45minutes

Standards:L.3.1.A

ThirdGrade Reading,Writing 45minutes Standards: L.3.1.A by Emily Wakabi June 26, 2015 This lesson incorporates

by Emily Wakabi

June 26, 2015

This lesson incorporates different learning styles to help students get a firm grasp of what a noun is and its function. It even highlights the important tie between grammar and writing.

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to explain the role of a noun and be able to identify nouns in sentences.

Materials and Preparation

Noun anchor chart including the definition of a noun and possibly including a list of nouns, optionalto identify nouns in sentences. Materials and Preparation Lined paper Key Terms: nouns Get more lesson

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Lesson

Introduction (5minutes)

Share with the students the purpose of learning grammar: so that we can become better speakers and writers.Lesson Introduction (5minutes) Tell students that today they will be learning about what a noun is

Tell students that today they will be learning about what a noun is and how to find them in a sentence.grammar: so that we can become better speakers and writers. Ask students to look around the

Ask students to look around the room and look for objects. Call on a few students to share their item.about what a noun is and how to find them in a sentence. Explain that all

Explain that all of those objects are nouns , which are the words we use for people, places, and things. nouns, which are the words we use for people, places, and things.

Play a song about nouns to your students to solidify this idea, if necessary. You could have students raise a hand when they hear nouns mentioned to make the activity more interactive., which are the words we use for people, places, and things. Explicit Instruction/Teacher Modeling (10minutes)

Explicit Instruction/Teacher Modeling (10minutes)

Ask students to define a noun. After taking a few students' ideas, explain that a noun is a person, place, or thing.Explicit Instruction/Teacher Modeling (10minutes) Tell students that nouns found in sentences can explain who

Tell students that nouns found in sentences can explain who or what the sentence is about, where an event took place, and many other things relevant to the sentence.ideas, explain that a noun is a person, place, or thing. Write "walks through the hallway."

Write "walks through the hallway." on the board and ask students to identify what is wrong with the sentence.took place, and many other things relevant to the sentence. Call on one student. After they

Call on one student. After they share their idea, say that we don’t know who or what walked through the hallway. Explain that this is because the sentence is missing a noun. Ask students what noun could be place in the sentence to make it complete. Call on a few volunteers.ask students to identify what is wrong with the sentence. Ask students if they found another

Ask students if they found another noun in the sentence.the sentence to make it complete. Call on a few volunteers. Share one more example with

Share one more example with your class. Write "Tasha skipped to the." on the board. Ask students if they think the sentence makes sense. Ask them if they can identify why or why not. Explain to students that the sentence is missing a noun telling us where Tasha skipped to.Ask students if they found another noun in the sentence. Get more lesson plans at www.education.com/lesson-plans/

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Guided Practice/Interactive Modeling (10minutes)

Explain to the class that they are going to complete a noun storm.Guided Practice/Interactive Modeling (10minutes) Draw 3 columns on the board. Label your columns "people,"

Draw 3 columns on the board. Label your columns "people," "places," and "things."to the class that they are going to complete a noun storm. Explain that you need

Explain that you need help thinking of as many nouns for people as you can."people," "places," and "things." Record student answers while they share. Ask students to

Record student answers while they share.need help thinking of as many nouns for people as you can. Ask students to pair

Ask students to pair up and copy your graph. Tell students that they are to work on columns 2 and 3 and list as many nouns for places and things as they can think of together.people as you can. Record student answers while they share. Independent Working Time (10minutes) Tell students

Independent Working Time (10minutes)

Tell students that during independent working time they are to write out a short story about what happened at recess, lunch, or PE today.can think of together. Independent Working Time (10minutes) Tell students that you are going to set

Tell students that you are going to set a timer for 2 minutes, and that they are meant to go through their stories and circle as many nouns as they can.story about what happened at recess, lunch, or PE today. Remind students that nouns are people,

Remind students that nouns are people, places, and things.through their stories and circle as many nouns as they can. Extend Differentiation Enrichment: Have students

Remind students that nouns are people, places, and things. Extend Differentiation Enrichment: Have students switch

Extend

Differentiation

Enrichment: Have students switch their papers with a partner and check to see if each other Have students switch their papers with a partner and check to see if each other found all the nouns in their stories. Use a different color of ink so changes can be seen. If students can correct a peers work then it will show the student has a good grasp on nouns.

Support: Students who might have a hard time quickly writing a story can look through a Students who might have a hard time quickly writing a story can look through a book they have at their desk and write down on a separate sheet of paper all the nouns they find.

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Review

Assessment (5minutes)

Write "1. Brandon found a cute, green turtle by the side of the road." and "2. Did you know that Jamari wants to travel to New York?" on the board.Review Assessment (5minutes) Give students sticky notes and ask them to write the nouns found in

Give students sticky notes and ask them to write the nouns found in each sentence.that Jamari wants to travel to New York?" on the board. Review and Closing (5minutes) Ask

Review and Closing (5minutes)

Ask students to define noun again.nouns found in each sentence. Review and Closing (5minutes) Ask students if they have any lasting

Ask students if they have any lasting questions.and Closing (5minutes) Ask students to define noun again. Copyright © 2006 - 2015 Education.com, Inc.

noun again. Ask students if they have any lasting questions. Copyright © 2006 - 2015 Education.com,

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