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9 x Lessons
This English Language Arts unit explores several types of verbs including action, helping, linking, irregular, simple tense, and perfect tense verbs. This unit is intended for upper-elementary students that have some prior knowledge of action verbs.
It consist of 9 lessons approximately 60 minutes in duration.
The sequence of lessons and suggested time frames should be regarded as a guide only; teachers should pace lessons in accordance with the individual learning needs of their class.
An independent writing task, which may couple as an assessment task, is included in the unit. The number of lessons required to complete this task may vary from class to class.
Common Core State Standards alignment
Grade 2 > English Language Arts Standards > Language > Conventions of Standard English > CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.2.1 > CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.2.1.D
Form and use the past tense of frequently occurring irregular verbs (e.g., sat, hid, told).
Grade 3 > English Language Arts Standards > Language > Conventions of Standard English > CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.3.1 > CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.3.1.A
Explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in general and their functions in particular sentences.
Grade 4 > English Language Arts Standards > Language > Conventions of Standard English > CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.4.1
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Grade 5 > English Language Arts Standards > Language > Conventions of Standard English > CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.1 > CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.1.B
Form and use the perfect (e.g., I had walked; I have walked; I will have walked) verb tenses.
Grade 5 > English Language Arts Standards > Language > Conventions of Standard English > CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.1 > CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.1.C
Use verb tense to convey various times, sequences, states, and condition