To view the rest of this lesson plan, upgrade to the Plus plan. Verifying the SubjectVerb agreement doesn`t have to be laborious. In this minilesson, high school students explore subject-verb concordance using real-life examples of newspapers and song lyrics. In addition to checking and identifying both correct and incorrect subject-verb correspondence, students examine when it may be appropriate to use non-grammatical language and talk about the difference between formal and informal language. They then invent quiz questions that they can share with their colleagues. The gist of the lesson is to ask students to know how this important grammatical rule is used (or deliberately ignored) in a large number of environments. You can print this worksheet for students. A 60-minute lesson where students identify and practice subject-verb concordance. Detect and correct inappropriate changes in verb form.* Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, reviewing, and editing your peers and with the support of your peers and adults. (The treatment of conventions here should demonstrate mastery of language standards 1-3 up to and including CM1.) Celce-Murcia, M., &Larsen-Freeman, D. (1999). The agreement copula and subjectverb. In The grammar book: An ESL/EFL teacher`s course, (2nd edition, pp.
53-78). Boston: Heinle & Heinle. A dice game for couples of students to practice specialized distribution agreement and sentence writing. A 26-slide PowerPoint presentation that can be used in teaching different types of verbs. Students should read the lesson and complete the worksheet. Optionally, teachers can also use the lesson as part of a teaching plan. Celce-Murcia, M., Larsen-Freeman, D. (1999). The Copula agreement and the subject contract. In The grammar book: An ESL/EFL teacher`s race, (2nd edition, 53-78). Boston: Heinle and Heinle. Detect and correct inappropriate differences in verb tension.
A craps for student couples to practice tuning and writing verb material. Develop and strengthen writing as needed through planning, processing, and processing. (Treatment of the convention should demonstrate proficiency in language standards 1-3 up to class 4.) The revision of the user agreement should not be laborious.. . . .