Proverbs 22:6 – Train up a child in the way he should go, even when he is old, he will not depart from it.
For this grammar-based lesson regarding parts of speech, I decided to incorporate an apple theme to connect with the current autumn and harvest season.
A noun is a word that names a person, animal, place or thing. (Examples: a teacher, a dog, a school)
A verb is an action word that tells what a person, place, animal or thing does. (Example: The dog ran outside.)
An adjective is a describing word. It can describe how a noun looks, feels, tastes, sounds or smells. (Example: The brown/small/excited dog ran outside.)
For the activity, I drew an outline of an apple on a blank sheet and wrote the words noun, verbs and adjectives. After the lesson, I asked my son to write appropriate words for each of three categories noted:
Expand The Lesson:
You can expand the lesson by introducing other categories, such as proper nouns, pronouns, helping verbs, adverbs, as well as irregular, single vs. plural forms, possessive, etc.