Competitive Forms of Adverbs

Last Updated on July 15, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

ENGLISH STUDIES 

______ TERM

WEEK ______

PRIMARY 6

THEME: Grammatical Accuracy

TOPIC: Comparative Forms of Adverbs

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES: By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and be able to use comparative forms of adverbs correctly.

INSTRUCTION MATERIALS: Charts containing comparative and superlative.

METHOD OF TEACHING – Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.

Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons. 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  1. Scheme of Work
  2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  3. Course Book – MacMillan Brilliant Primary English Book 6, page 120 C 4, 5, 6, 7 and other relevant materials.
  4. All Relevant Material
  5. Online Information

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

COMPARATIVE FORMS OF ADVERBS

We can use the suffixes er and est to make comparison with adverbs. For example, the following are adverbs: early, late, fast, hard, close, far, soon, etc.

There are three forms of comparison:

  • Positive
  • Comparative
  • Superlative

Comparison with -er/-est

Positive Comparative Superlative 

  • Fast faster fastest
  • High higher highest

Comparison with more – most adverbs ending on -ly (except: early)

Positive Comparative Superlative 

Carefully more carefullythe) most carefully

Irregular adverbs

Positive Comparative Superlative 

  • Well better best
  • Badly worse worst
  • Much more most
  • Little less least
  • Far farther farthest

PRESENTATION

To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:

  1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;
  2. Gives examples of the comparison forms of adverbs;
  3. Pupils’ activities – Identify the comparison forms of adverbs.
  4. Guides pupils to use the comparative forms of adjectives and adverbs;
  5. Pupils’ activities – Use comparative forms in sentences.

LESSON EVALUATION – Pupil to complete the sentences.

  1. The boy gets up _________ (early) than his friend.
  2. His writing is _________ (neat) than his brother’s.
  3. I’ll see you _________ (soon) than you expect.
  4. This is _________ (bad) than the first two.

 

 

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