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Lesson Plan: Adjectives that Describe Character and Behavior

Level: Intermediate English as a Second Language (ESL) students

Introduction: - Begin the lesson by asking students to think about people they know and admire. Ask them to describe these people using adjectives. Write their responses on the board. - Explain that today’s lesson will focus on adjectives that describe character and behavior, which will help them better understand and describe people.

Lesson Outline: 1. Warm-up Activity (5 minutes): - Show a short video clip that portrays different characters and their behaviors. For example, a scene from a movie or a TV show. - Ask students to write down at least three adjectives that describe the characters’ behavior and personality traits. - Discuss their answers as a class.

  1. Introduction to Adjectives (10 minutes):
    • Explain that adjectives are words that describe or modify nouns.
    • Provide examples of adjectives that describe character and behavior, such as kind, generous, patient, honest, etc.
    • Write these examples on the board and ask students to provide their own examples.
    • Discuss the meaning and usage of each adjective.
  2. Guided Practice (15 minutes):
    • Distribute a worksheet with sentences describing different characters or behaviors.
    • In pairs or small groups, students should read the sentences and choose the most appropriate adjective from a given list to complete each sentence.
    • Monitor and provide assistance as needed.
  3. Questioning and Discussion (10 minutes):
    • Engage students in a discussion by asking questions related to character and behavior.
    • For example:
      • What are some positive character traits that you admire in others?
      • Can you think of any negative character traits that you dislike?
      • How do these traits affect our relationships with others?
    • Encourage students to use the adjectives they have learned during the discussion.
  4. Assessment (10 minutes):
    • Provide a short quiz or assessment activity to evaluate students’ understanding of adjectives that describe character and behavior.
    • This can include matching adjectives to their definitions, completing sentences with the correct adjective, or describing a given character using appropriate adjectives.

Differentiation: - For students who need extra support, provide a word bank or a list of adjectives to choose from during the guided practice activity. - For more advanced students, encourage them to use more complex adjectives and provide additional challenging questions during the discussion.

Plenary: - Summarize the main points of the lesson and review the adjectives that describe character and behavior. - Ask students to reflect on how understanding these adjectives can help them in their daily lives and interactions with others. - Encourage students to use these adjectives in their future writing and speaking activities.

Video Resources: - “Describing People - Personality and Character” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3z3Qm2Or3Zw) - “Positive Character Traits” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3z3Qm2Or3Zw)

Worksheet Resources: - “Adjectives to Describe Character and Behavior” (https://www.teach-this.com/esl-essentials)

Note: The provided video and worksheet resources are examples and can be substituted with other suitable resources based on the teacher’s preference and availability.