Lesson plan of Kinds of Adjectives

Lesson plan of Kinds of Adjectives

Subject English

Grade IV

Students` learning outcomes

  • Classify adjectives of value/opinion, age/temperature, quantity, quality, size, shape, colour and origin.

Information for Teachers

  • Describe a noun or pronoun, as;


  • Value / opinion: Delicious, Interesting, beautiful
  • Age/Temperature: Young/Old, hot/cold
  • Quantity: little, some, few, many, any, enough, whole, all, half, no, sufficient, etc.
  • Quality: slippery, hard, beautiful, gentle, kind, good, angry, bright, calm, blunt, rich, straight, deep, etc.
  • Size: small, huge, tiny
  • Shape: round, square, rectangular
  • Colour: green, white, black, red, blue
  • Origin: Chinese, Pakistani, etc.

Kinds of Adjectives

Material/ Resources required

Writing board, chalk/marker, duster, pencil, flower, ball, cap, and bag


  • Show them a ball and ask them to describe it by using different adjectives. Record the responses of the students on the board. Ask them to tell about its colour, shape, size, quality and it is made in which country) for examples China, Pakistan.

Adjectives of Origion

  • When they have described the ball show them a bag (your bag, any student’s bag) and ask them to describe it.

Adjectives of Origion

  • When they have described the ball show them a bag (your bag, any student’s bag) and ask them to describe it.
  • Blue / skin / brown / black / soft / hard / nice / attractive / made of fine material, Chinese / Pakistani, small
  • Then ask them to describe a flower.


  • Same activity can be repeated with other objects like comb, table, chair, flower, duster or anything easily available in the classroom.


Activity 1

  • Tell the students that adjectives are describing words which describe a noun or a pronoun. (examples)
  • Draw the following table on the board and explain different kinds of adjectives.

Kinds of Adjectives

  • This table can be displayed in the class for help of the students.
  • Refer back to the activity one and tell them how they have already told about these kinds of adjectives.

Activity 2

  • Ask the students to copy the following table in their notebooks. They must work in pairs and think about any three things and fill the table with different kinds of adjectives.
  • The first is done as an example.

Kinds of Adjectives

Conclusion / Sum up

  • Briefly discuss the different types of adjectives with examples.


  • Underline the adjectives in the following sentence and then use these adjective in sentences.
      1. I have a small cupboard.
      2. It is an empty bottle.
      3. I like fresh fruit/juice.
      4. My cat has blue eyes.
      5. The tiger has sharp teeth.

(Expected answer may be as; (small, empty, fresh, blue, and sharp)

Follow up

  • Ask them to write five adjective about their any toy like doll, car, bat etc or any animal they like.
  • Ask the students to add adjectives in the following sentences to make them more interesting.
      1. I can`t drive your________car.
      2. She went to the store to buy_________breads
      3. I saw a _________ bird.
      4. We ate _________pizza.
      5. I have a ______bag.
      6. ­ I cannot drive your _________ car.

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