Subject and verb agreement is an important aspect of the English language that students need to master in order to communicate effectively. As a professional, I have come across many articles and lesson plans on the topic of subject and verb agreement. In this article, I will be sharing a lesson plan that teachers can use to teach their students about subject and verb agreement.

Lesson Plan Title: Subject and Verb Agreement

Grade Level: 6-8

Subject: English Language Arts

Objective: Students will learn how to identify and use the correct subject and verb agreement in sentences.

Materials:

• Whiteboard and markers

• Sentence strips

• Worksheets

• Presentation slides

Procedure:

Step 1: Introduce the topic of subject and verb agreement to the students. Explain how subject and verb agreement is important in making sentences clear and understandable.

Step 2: Write a simple sentence on the whiteboard such as “The boy (verb) the ball”. Ask the students to identify the subject and verb in the sentence.

Step 3: Explain to the students that the verb must agree with the subject in terms of person and number. Ask the students to identify the correct verb that matches the subject in the sentence “The boy (throws) the ball”.

Step 4: Provide more examples of subject and verb agreement to the students using sentence strips. Ask the students to identify the correct verb that matches the subject in each sentence.

Step 5: Assign worksheets to the students that contain sentences with incorrect subject and verb agreement. Ask the students to identify the correct verb that matches the subject in each sentence and rewrite the sentence correctly.

Step 6: Allow the students to work on the worksheets independently or in pairs.

Step 7: Review the worksheet with the class and provide feedback on correct and incorrect answers.

Step 8: Create a quiz to assess the students’ understanding of subject and verb agreement. The quiz can include a mix of fill-in-the-blank and multiple-choice questions.

Step 9: Review the quiz with the class and provide feedback on areas where students may need more practice.

Step 10: Conclude the lesson by asking the students to create their own sentences that demonstrate correct subject and verb agreement.

Conclusion:

Subject and verb agreement is an important aspect of the English language that students need to master in order to communicate effectively. This lesson plan will help students understand the importance of subject and verb agreement and provide them with the skills they need to use it correctly in their writing and speech. With practice, students will develop a strong foundation in subject and verb agreement that will benefit them throughout their academic and professional careers.