Adjectives used to classify

  • Grade: Grade 4
    Activity type: Interactive Activity

Adjectives used to classify

Course
English
Grade
Grade 4
Section
Grammar
Outcome
Adjectives used to classify
Activity Type
Interactive Activity
Activity ID
22754

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  • Year 1
    • Language
      • Expressing and developing ideas

        • ACELA1452 – Explore differences in words that represent people, places and things (nouns and pronouns), actions (verbs), qualities (adjectives) and details like when, where and how (adverbs)

  • Year 2
    • Language
      • Expressing and developing ideas

        • ACELA1468 – Understand that nouns represent people, places, things and ideas and can be, for example, common, proper, concrete and abstract, and that noun groups can be expanded using articles and adjectives

  • Year 5
    • Language
      • Expressing and developing ideas

        • ACELA1508 – Understand how noun and adjective groups can be expanded in a variety of ways to provide a fuller description of the person, thing or idea

  • Y3 – Year 3
    • Y3.W – Writing
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y3.W.7 – Using both simple and compound sentences that vary in their beginnings and lengths (and in the simple conjunctions used) and that are usually grammatically correct

  • Y4 – Year 4
    • Y4.W – Writing
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y4.W.2 – Using vocabulary (in particular, nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs) that clearly conveys ideas, experiences, or information

        • Y4.W.5 – Using written language features (such as similes and onomatopoeia) and visual language features (such as illustrations and diagrams) to support meaning

        • Y4.W.3 – Encoding (spelling) by:

          • Y4.W.3.b – Using their visual memory to help them spell personal vocabulary and high-frequency words correctly (the high-frequency words include most words from essential lists 1-4 and many from essential lists 5-71)

  • Y5&6 – Year 5 and 6
    • Y5&6.R – Reading
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y5&6.R.4 – Recognising basic grammatical constructions and understanding how these affect meaning

This activity is not included in United Kingdom – National Curriculum.

You can go to an overview of all the curricula here.

  • 3 – Grade 3
    • L.3 – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.3.6 – Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal spatial and temporal relationships (e.g., After dinner that night we went looking for them).

        • L.3.5 – Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.

          • L.3.5.b – Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., describe people who are friendly or helpful).

      • Literacy

        • L.3.1 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

          • L.3.1.a – Explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in general and their functions in particular sentences.

          • L.3.1.g – Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to be modified.

        • L.3.2 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

          • L.3.2.a – Capitalize appropriate words in titles.

          • L.3.2.e – Use conventional spelling for high-frequency and other studied words and for adding suffixes to base words (e.g., sitting, smiled, cries, happiness).

          • L.3.2.f – Use spelling patterns and generalizations (e.g., word families, position-based spellings, syllable patterns, ending rules, meaningful word parts) in writing words.

      • Literacy

        • L.3.3 – Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

          • L.3.3.b – Recognize and observe differences between the conventions of spoken and written standard English.

  • K – Kindergarten
    • L.K – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.K.4 – Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on kindergarten reading and content.

          • L.K.4.d – Sort common objects into categories (e.g., shapes, foods) to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent.

          • L.K.4.e – Demonstrate understanding of frequently occurring verbs and adjectives by relating them to their opposites (antonyms).

  • 1 – Grade 1
    • L.1 – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.1.1 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

          • L.1.1.f – Use frequently occurring adjectives.

      • Literacy

        • L.1.5 – With guidance and support from adults, demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.

          • L.1.5.a – Sort words into categories (e.g., colors, clothing) to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent.

          • L.1.5.d – Distinguish shades of meaning among verbs differing in manner (e.g., look, peek, glance, stare, glare, scowl) and adjectives differing in intensity (e.g., large, gigantic) by defining or choosing them or by acting out the meanings.

  • 2 – Grade 2
    • L.2 – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.2.1 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

          • L.2.1.e – Use adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to be modified.

  • 4 – Grade 4
    • L.4 – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.4.1 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

          • L.4.1.d – Order adjectives within sentences according to conventional patterns (e.g., a small red bag rather than a red small bag).

        • L.4.2 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

          • L.4.2.d – Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed.

      • Literacy

        • L.4.3 – Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

          • L.4.3.a – Choose words and phrases to convey ideas precisely.*