Take a variety of Autumn leaves and create explorations of sentence structure and creative comparisons! Here is the second blog post....Take a look here at the first blog post Autumn word sort and game
My Autumn leaves pile allows us to explore sentences and to say and write sentences of our own and create a decriptive comparison of Autumn.
Each leaf shape represent a structure within a sentence.
In this activity the leaf shapes represent the following:
An Autumn noun: a leaf,fruit (s), vegetable(s), animal connected with Autumn (e.g squirrel,hedgehog,bird)
Part of the present tense of the verb "to be " in the target language
An adjective to describe our Autumn noun
You may at this point want to play the gathering game from the previous blog post Autumn word sort just to gather nouns and adjectives and as a class to identify parts of the verb "to be" and the verb "to have".
Autumn twig sentences
Can the children on mini whiteboards write their own Autumn sentences: a sentence using the verb "to be" (noun,verb,adjective)
The sentence can be checked orally with a partner or the class and then the children can transfer their spoken sentences to their own visual display sentences.These are twig sentences to go on our class display of the verb "to be " Autumn tree.Take a look here: