Grammar Symbols: Introduction to Nouns and Verbs
- Noun Pyramid
- Verb Sphere
- Noun Card
- Verb Card
- Index Cards (or other type of paper to write nouns and verbs on)
- Directoress rolls the sphere and allows the child to roll the sphere, while discussing the connection between the rolling and the concept of an action. "Verbs have energy."
- Directoress attempts to roll the pyramid and shows that it does not. The directoress shows how the pyramid is stable due to the flat sides and presents the idea of a concept of a noun being something that is more stable.
- Directoress presents two dimensional representation of nouns and verbs with the noun and verb cards.
- Directoress allows children to define their own list of nouns and verbs.
- Directoress allows children to act out verbs and discusses that you really can't act out a noun such as a horse, but you can act out a horse running. This leads to better understanding of the connection between a noun and a verb and demonstrates the difference between the two.
Control Of Error
Points Of Interest
- Present the idea of a verb (action)
- Present the idea of a noun
- To present the abstract concept of grammar in three dimensions so that the child can understand it better.