Lesson Planning of Regular Adjectives


Lesson Planning of Articulate, Identify and Use Degrees of Regular Adjectives

Subject English

Grade 8th

Degrees of Regular Adjectives

Students` Learning Outcomes

  • Articulate, Identify and Use Degrees of Regular Adjectives

Information for teachers

  • Adjectives are words that accompany the noun and that express qualities and properties attributed to names.

Degrees of Regular Adjectives

  • Class of word that accompanies the noun to express a quality of the thing designated by it or to determine or limit its extension in qualifying adjective.

Degrees of Regular Adjectives

  • An adjective is a type of word that provides information about the qualities or elements that characterize a noun (person, place or thing)
  • The regular way to make comparative and superlative adjectives is to add -er/-est or use more/most, likes this: big → bigger → biggest.
  • Adjectives have three degrees (1st, 2nd, 3rd) positive, comparative and superlative.





  • While teaching the lesson, the teacher should also consult with textbook at all steps where and whenever it is required to apply.


Material / Resources

Writing board, chalk / marker, duster, flash cards of adjective


  • Elicitation about adjectives as they have already done adjectives in the class proceedings
  • Note down their responses.
  • Responses may be as; beautiful, honest, brave, happy etc.

Activity 1

  • Ask three students of different heights to come forward and stand height, wise.
  • Tell them that student 1 (name) is tall, student 2 (name) is the taller and student 3 (name) is the tallest.
  • Tell them that tall is an adjective which has three degrees; positive, comparative, and superlative. In this case the 1st boy is tall, 2nd is taller and the 3rdis the tallest one.
  • Some other examples of such adjectives are given below




















Activity 1


Now tell the students how to form the second and third degree of adjective.

  • Tell them to add “er” with adjective to make comparative degree and add “est” for forming superlative degree of the adjectives example, old, older, oldest (for more examples see information for the teachers or consult a grammar book)
  • Now with the help of the students from comparative and superlative degrees of some adjectives and write them on the board.
  • Now tell the students that the adjectives ending with “y” are magic words. The “y” changes into “I” and then we add “er” and “est” for example as; happy, happier, and happiest
  • More examples can be deduced with the help of the students.


Conclusion / Sum up

  • Today we have learnt the degrees of adjectives.


  • Give them five adjectives and ask them to write their comparative and superlative degrees in their notebooks.
  • Teacher is also required to involve the student in solving the problems given in the exercise at end of unit / chapter

Follow up

  • Ask them to write 5 adjectives and their degrees on their notebooks.


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