Have you ever tried teaching feelings and emotions using emoji or emoticons? Capitalize on this popular social media device by teaching young learners about feelings and adjectives with our NEW Feelings Vocabulary Lesson! (more…)

Feelings: Photography Project

How are you feeling today? Are you happy, sad, angry, or sleepy? Talking about emotions is a great way to review adjectives with your young learners. Turning feelings into a photography project really engages your students! (more…)

Adjective Sentence Patterns & Suffixes

English language learners study the Be verb early on, and they learn about adjectives soon afterward—adjectives usually appear in simple sentences with the Be verb (e.g., I am happy and That is a big house). This week’s featured lesson was on Adjectives that describe feelings, so I thought a blog post on the grammatical structure of adjectives would be useful for your students!

What do our students need to know about adjectives? First of all, we should explain that adjectives are used to describe nouns. Adjectives can describe the shape, color, age, details, etc. of a noun, and they can describe the emotions associated with a person or thing.

There are two things to “master” about adjectives: the sentence patterns and the suffixes. Once your students learn both, they’ll have adjectives in the bag! (more…)