TENSE-“WILL” KERRI DONAHUE WILKES UNIVERSITY GRAMMAR LESSON
OBJECTIVE:• Students will write present tense interrogative sentencesWIDA Can Do Descriptors:• Complete pattern sentences• For grades 6-8• Level 2-beginningMaterials:• PowerPoint• White board markers• Pencils• Paper
ANTICIPATORY SET Brainstorm as many words in the future that you can and have them write them all down.Tomorro Next Future Words w year In a Next week week later
PROCEDUREDirect Instruction:Explain to students:Future tense is often accompanied with the word “will” Unless it is being used to talk about “will power” (mental strength to persevere)
PROCEDURE CONTINUEDPut the following “will questions” on the board: -What will you do tomorrow? -Will she go on the date? -What will we eat for dinner? -Why will you skip school tomorrow? -Will you always have money?Ask your students what the common theme of these sentences is.Ask them when these sentences are happening (past, present, or future).
SIMPLE FUTURENext weekTomorrow XIn 3 days(etc.)To express a PREDICTIONExample:I will study tomorrow.
PRACTICE! Students will practice answering the question stated below What Will You Do Tomorrow?
PROCEDURE CONTINUEDWrite questions using the following words:1. (you / ask / him)2. (Jenny / lock / the door)3. (what / they / eat)4. (it / rain)5. (the teacher / test / our English)6. (when / she / be / back)7. (who / drive / us / into town)8. (where / we / meet)9. (when / I / be / famous)10. (what / you / do)Guided practice: Complete the first three together.Independent Practice: Complete the rest independentlyAssessment: Check for understanding
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