Practise using parts of speech by colouring nouns, verbs and adjectives on the octopus.
Consolidate Nouns, Verbs and Adjectives
Students independently identify the nouns, verbs and adjectives and colour each space according to the key provided.
On completion, your students will not only have a bright octopus waving legs in front of them, but they’ll also gain a better understanding of three parts of speech.
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You can change the nouns, adjectives, verbs, even the colours! Coordinate the words to match your classroom grammar posters, word wall or weekly vocabulary words.
Scaffolding + Extension Tips
In addition to individual student work time, use this parts of speech colouring sheet as a:
Students who need a challenge can think of synonyms for each word and write them on the worksheet or use the words on the worksheet to write sentences.
Support students who need more help by referring them to a parts of speech poster or anchor chart.
How To Prepare This Resource
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We’ve included a full-colour answer key with this download for students to self-check their work.
Turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity by printing on thick card and slipping sheets into write and wipe sleeves. Students can colour with whiteboard markers, then erase and reuse.
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