Adverbs are words that modify or tell us something about a verb in a sentence. Adverb tells us how, where, when and how often an action of verb occurs in a sentence.
- By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and be able to:
- identify adverbs;
- use adverb in making sentences.
Parts of Speech
- The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
- Course book
- Real objects
- Scheme of Work
- 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
- Course Books
- All Relevant Materials
- Online Materials
Related posts: nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives. Scheme of work – first term – second term – third term. Seventh week lesson outline.
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
TYPES/IDENTIFICATION OF ADVERBS
Adverbs modify a verb (a verb is an action).
- Adverbs of manner – these adverbs describe how an action occurs.
For examples – happily, carefully, cheerfully, carelessly, rudely, nicely, sadly, angrily, easily, gently, slowly, loudly, heavily, etc. These adverbs generally end with ‘ly’ and ‘lly’. However, some are fast, hard, well, etc.
- The man drives carefully.
- He went to school cheerfully.
- He walks fast.
- The rain fell heavily.
- Adverbs of place – these adverbs express where an action occurs.
For examples – here, there, inside, outside, upstairs, downstairs, ahead, top, bottom, above,somewhere, near the house, etc.
- Put the food there.
- Our house is nearby.
- Please stand here.
- The car is parked outside.
- Adverbs of time – these adverbs state the time when an action occurs.
For examples – now, tomorrow, yesterday, recently, so far, soon, later, tonight, then, early, late, again, immediately, etc.
- Bring my book tomorrow.
- Please, don’t come late.
- I will join you soon.
- We have to leave now.
- Adverbs of frequency – these adverbs tell us how often an action occurs.
For examples – daily, weekly, monthly, yearly, always, usually, too often, again and again, ever, frequently, a lot, sometimes, etc.
- She is often late for work.
- He travels a lot.
- She call me daily (monthly, yearly…).
- I never swim in the pool.
- To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
- To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;
- Explains adverb;
- Guides pupils to identify adverbs;
- Pupil’s Activities – Identify adverbs.
- Guides pupils to use adverbs in sentences;
- Pupil’s Activities – Use adverbs in making sentences.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
- identify adverbs in sentences;
- make correct use of adverbs.